Stone, 45, pleaded guilty in a plea agreement with the state to an amended count of possession of methamphetamine as a Class D felony. He told Judge Kim Hall that he possessed the drug while in a car during a traffic stop in North Judson on Sept. 17, 2012.
Judge Hall noted that this case has taken a while to be resolved and Stone’s attorney explained that Stone was arrested in two other counties around the time he was arrested in this Starke County case. He has had his cases resolved in Jasper County and in White County. He has been incarcerated in Westville until his case is resolved in Starke County.
Judge Hall accepted the plea agreement where Stone was sentenced to 18 months in the Department of Corrections with no part of the sentence suspended. He was permitted to serve his sentence through work release in Jasper County.
This sentence will be served consecutively with the other work release sentences in Jasper County and in White County.