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Mems, a convicted felon stemming from a previous breaking and entering case, was on trial for a reckless driving incident caught on camera by a Durham school bus driver.
After finding Mems guilty of two of the three charges, the judge moved the case directly into the sentencing phase.
"The sheer number of accidents on this record is remarkable," the judge said before making a sentencing judgment.
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Mems faced a maximum of 120 days for each guilty charge. The judge consolidated Mems sentence into one but suspended those terms and sentenced Mems to 12 months of supervised probation. If Mems were to violate her probation she could potentially face the 120 day active sentence
Within the first 60 days of Mems' probation, she will have to participate in a driving course, serve 25 hours of community service and pay a $100 fine.
Mems said she was disappointed by the ruling and thinks the attention she's been getting on social media is unfair.
"I wouldn't hurt a fly," she said after court. People blow things out of proportion with the smallest thing."
Mems said her faith is helping her right now.
"I don't have no worries whatsoever because my peace is founded on a sure foundation," she said.
Mems is facing additional charges in Wake County including speeding and reckless driving.
A court date is scheduled for next week, although Mems' attorney said that will likely be pushed back to the end of the month.