MOUNT VERNON — A Mount Vernon man was sentenced to prison Friday on a domestic violence charge.
Jeremy Casler, 35, was sentenced by Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Wetzel to 18 months in prison on one count of domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony.
The 18-month sentence, which is the maximum for a fourth-degree felony, was recommended in a joint sentencing agreement between Casler’s attorney, Terry Hitchman, and Assistant Knox County Prosecuting Attorney David Merrell. As part of the plea agreement, Merrell dismissed a first-degree felony charge of aggravated burglary and a repeat violent offender specification. The specification carried additional penalties.
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