Osgood man sentenced for Domestic Battery

first_imgVERSAILLES, Ind. — Jason Ell, 35, of Osgood, has been sentenced for his convictions of Domestic Battery in the Presence of Children and Criminal Confinement, both level 6 felonies.Ell was convicted on February 28. According to Ripley County Prosecuting Attorney, Ric Hertal, after considering the evidence, Judge Sharp sentenced Ell to 910 days, which is the maximum sentence for a level 6 felony.Deputy Prosecutor Marshall argued that Ell’s injury to his victim, combined with his long history of bad conduct merited the maximum sentence.Aside from a lengthy criminal record, Marshall noted that Ell was discharged from the Marine Corps after intentionally failing a drug test for marijuana and that he had been kicked out of a substance abuse program while serving a previous sentence at the Indiana Department of Corrections.last_img

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