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Three Sentenced To Prison Time in Marion County Court

By Bruce Kropp

Three people are headed to prison after entering guilty pleas in Marion County Court.  

A 31-year-old Odin man has been sentenced to four years in prison and two years of mandatory supervised release after pleading guilty to unlawful use of methamphetamine.   Richard Finley of North Merritt had a charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursors dropped as part of the plea.   

43-year-old Roger Parker Junior of Wabash Avenue in Centralia was sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to a reduced charge of possession of stolen property.  Parker admitted taking clothing valued at under $500 from Tahnissa Means of South Maple Street in Centralia.  The charge was a felony because Parker had a prior burglary conviction.  A charge of burglary for breaking into Means home was dropped as part of the plea.  

A 39-year-old Centralia man has been sentenced to two years in prison and four years mandatory supervised released after pleading guilty to a domestic battery charge.  Edward Short of West Third admitted striking Wendy Short in the face.

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