A Tehama County couple has been sentenced for cheating the system. Sherry Brown had applied for and received public assistance by claiming that she and her husband, David Brown, had no income. Apparently David had a job that wasn't mentioned in the application process. They received a total of more than $22,000 in public aid before officials became aware of the situation. Both Sherry and David Brown have been sentenced to six months in Tehama County Jail.