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Fields Trial Continued; Singleton to Be Sentenced Today

Starke County Courthouse

Starke County Courthouse

The bench trial for Christopher Fields, accused of being in possession of oxycodone, marijuana, and a hypodermic needle in November, has been continued after it was originally scheduled for Tuesday. He will reappear for a status hearing at a later date. Fields was arrested in November and charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance as Class D felonies, as well as Resisting Law Enforcement, Possession of marijuana, and Possession of Paraphernalia as Class A misdemeanors.

Meanwhile, Robert Singleton, Jr. will appear for a sentencing hearing this morning in the Starke Circuit Court following his conviction of Dealing in Methamphetamine as a Class B felony, and Possession of Precursors, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance as Class D felonies. Singleton was found guilty of manufacturing methamphetamine in the presence of two young children.

Singleton will receive his sentence at 9:30 a.m.

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