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Matt Pitt's probation hearing happens Tuesday morning in Shelby County

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Matt Pitt, the founder of the youth ministry The Basement, has a court hearing Tuesday. Currently, Pitt is in the Shelby County jail.

The hearing will determine if Pitt's probation should be revoked.  He is charged with impersonating a peace officer in Jefferson County.

Pitt pleaded guilty to the same crime for an incident in Shelby County, last year.

When he was charged in Jefferson County and arrested he was released on bond. Pitt was re-arrested in Shelby County for violating his probation, due to the new charge.

Alabama's 13 spoke to Dan Bowman, Pitt's lawyer, about the charges and the hearing. Bowman said he believes his client will soon be a free man, maybe even Tuesday.

Bowman said, "I'm expecting for Matt to go home. Should he not go home, then I'm expecting, at the worst, for him to serve another 30 days in jail."

Bowman said substances were found in Pitt's system. However, Bowman said Pitt had a prescription for everything, with the exception of one medication that he was given at the hospital the night of his arrest in Jefferson County due to an injury.  Bowman said the judge could then say Pitt violated his probation for taking more than his prescribed medication.

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