Man sentenced for robbing juvenile

Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 17, 2008

A man who was accused of robbing and assaulting a juvenile will go to prison for four years.

Frank McGlone, 19, of 609 Lawrence St., Ironton, pleaded guilty last week in to one count of aggravated robbery and one count of felonious assault. Authorities said he took a wallet and a piece of electronic equipment from a 17-year-old Ironton boy. Lawrence County Common Pleas Judge D. Scott Bowling ordered McGlone to serve four years on community controlled sanctions, or probation, after he is released from prison.

McGlone was one of several people entering guilty pleas Wednesday in common pleas court.

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William Bryant, 25, 612 Pike St., Coal Grove, pleaded guilty to one count of theft. Judge Charles Cooper sentenced him to three years in prison.

Jennifer Belle, 23, of 104 N. Jones St., Proctorville, pleaded guilty to one count of burglary. She will be sentenced Feb. 27.

Brandi Traylor, 25, of 3706 S. Third St., Ironton, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of criminal tools, Bowling sentenced her to four years community controlled sanctions under intensive supervised probation. Bowling also ordered her to continue outpatient drug rehabilitation through Shawnee Mental Health and the Family Guidance Center.

Terry Rice, 25, 2434 S. Sixth St., Ironton, pleaded guilty on a bill of information to one count of burglary. Bowling sentenced Rice to four years in prison but allowed credit for time served in jail awaiting resolution of this case.

Also Wednesday, Christina Emery, 26, of Flatwoods, Ky., must serve another years on probation after she admitted she had broken some of the rules of her probation. Emery, who originally pleaded to permitting drug abuse, admitted she tested positive for drugs and did not complete drug counseling.

Douglas Brown, 40, of 32 Township Road 1062, South Point, admitted he violated his probation when he did not complete a rehabilitation program at the STAR Criminal Justice Center. He will be sentenced Wednesday.