OREGON COUNTY -- Gregory S. McLaughlin, 32, of Thayer was transported to state prison in Bonne Terre March 24.
McGaughlin was in Oregon County Associate Circuit Court March 22 where Oregon County Associate Circuit Judge Jo Beth Prewitt revoked his probation.
According to Chris Keeling, probation and parole officer, McLaughlin's probation was revoked for testing positive for marijuana and failing to report as he was ordered by the court to his probation officer.
McLaughlin was convicted of burglarizing G&T Recycling in Thayer in May of 2002. He was sentenced to 12 years in prison and placed on five years probation. Judge Prewitt allowed McLaughlin three years credit on his sentence.