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Patoka Woman Draws Three Year Prison Term

By Bruce Kropp, WJBD News

A 37-year-old Patoka woman has been sentenced to three years in prison after entering a guilty plea in Marion County Court to possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine.  Once she is out of prison, Trina Organ of West Clinton Street will have to serve one year mandatory supervised released.

A 42-year-old Centralia woman also pleaded guilty to possession of meth.  Cheryl January of U.S. 51 was placed on two years probation and ordered to undergo drug evaluation and treatment.

A 47-year-old Walnut Hill man has pleaded guilty to one of two aggravated battery charges pending against him.  Brian Potts of Medlin Road was placed on four years probation, given credit for time served and ordered to abstain and undergo treatment for use of drugs.   Potts admitting to shoving a Centralia Police officer in December.  The second charge that was dropped was also for shoving another Centralia officer.

A 27-year-old Matthew Evilsizer of Wabash Avenue in Centralia has pleaded guilty to criminal trespass to the Brandi Heck home.  Evilsizer was placed on 30 months probation, given credit for 60 days served in jail with credit for time served, and ordered to undergo drug evaluation and treatment.  Restitution was reserved until a later date.

Bond has been set at $250,000 for a 32-year-old Indianapolis man who has been charged with armed violence.  Robert Clanton is accused of being armed with a semi automatic while in possession of cocaine while trying to run on foot from Centralia Police.  Clanton will be represented by the Public Defender.  

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