Henry was arrested in September 2012 after a bullet fired from his gun went through the bedroom window of his neighbor’s home and grazed a young girl’s back. Donnie Greer told police that shortly after midnight he heard a crash in his daughter’s room and when he went to investigate he found a bullet hole in the window and his daughter injured.
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Jeffrey Jacobs, 39, pleaded guilty in a plea agreement with the state to three counts: Domestic Battery as a Class D felony, Battery as a Class D felony and Resisting Law Enforcement as a Class A misdemeanor.
Shane Morrow, 37, pleaded guilty in a plea agreement with the state on a charge of Escape, a Class D felony and a probation violation.
Christopher Webb, 26, had previously pleaded guilty in a plea agreement with the state on a charge of Burglary as a Class C felony. He allegedly broke into a storage locker and stole a Honda motorcycle in September of last year. The incident also reportedly resulted in damage to the motorcycle.
Five witnesses were called to the stand including Kozecar himself and his brother for the defense during the trial.
Kozecar was sentenced to two years in the Department of Corrections with none suspended, but he can serve 12 of those months on home detention through Starke County Community Corrections. He is also required to pay restitution to the victim and has the right to an appeal.
The extension was requested by the defense last week in an effort to consider an evaluation to determine if Kathleen Holt is competent to stand trial. Court officials indicated that the jury trial has not been reset at this time.
Several sentencing hearings were held in Starke Circuit Court Wednesday.
Tiffany Woodard Wireman pleaded guilty in a plea agreement with the state in two different cases to charges of Visiting a Common Nuisance as a Class B Misdemeanor and Escape as a Class D Felony. On the misdemeanor charge, she was sentenced to 60 days in the Starke County Jail. On the Escape charge, she was sentenced to 18 months in the Department of Corrections with six months suspended to be served on probation. The sentences will be served consecutively. She had removed her electronic monitoring device while serving time with Starke County Community Corrections.
The trial continues in the Starke Circuit Court for a man charged with rape and sexual battery following an alleged incident in 2010. Virgil Noble is facing those charges after being arrested after an incident involving inappropriate sexual contact with a Hamlet woman. Noble was arrested at his home on Dec. 28, 2010 on an active arrest warrant for the charges.
Several people were sentenced in the Starke Circuit Court yesterday, among them Kyle Bobb, who pleaded guilty to Burglary as a Class B felony and Samuel Singleton, who admitted to a variety of charges spanning four cases in the court.
A man charged with rape and sexual battery in 2010 will be on trial this week in Starke Circuit Court.
Virgil Noble is facing those charges after being arrested after an incident involving inappropriate sexual contact with a Hamlet woman. Noble was arrested at his home on Dec. 28, 2010 on an active arrest warrant for the charges.
The recommendation would sentence Miller to three years on each count to be served concurrently, and each of those sentences would be suspended to be served on probation. In addition, Miller would be required to pay court costs, probation fees, and serve one year on home detention through Starke County Community Corrections. She would also be required to pay $52,044 in restitution per a negotiated settlement with the Indiana Attorney General’s office.
The jury found Kozecar was in possession of a muzzle-loader after a burglary incident in Starke County last year. Five witnesses were called to the stand including Kozecar himself and his brother for the defense.
Starke Circuit Court Judge Kim Hall will sentence Kozecar on the Class D felony on May 8 at 11 a.m. CT.
Brent Komon, 25, pleaded guilty to those charges in a plea agreement with the State. Komon admitted to Judge Kim Hall that he and a Starke County woman had a disagreement on Oct. 31 and he threatened to take the life of the woman while armed with a loaded rifle. When she attempted to call the sheriff’s department, he admitted to the judge that he threw the phone at the TV and it broke, thus making it impossible for her to seek help from law enforcement.