Decatur County man sentenced as habitual offender

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first_imgProsecutor Harter said, “Mr. Black will have opportunities for treatment in the Department of Corrections. I hope he takes those opportunities seriously. In the meantime, it is my hope that Decatur County is safer for his absence.” Greensburg, In. — Kenneth D. Black has been sentenced to nine years as a habitual offender in Decatur County Superior Court.Most recently, Black entered guilty pleas for possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. In a case, Black pled guilty to felony battery and possession of methamphetamine. In yet another case, Black pled guilty to felony theft. By entering guilty pleas to the charges three years of probation related to a sentence he is currently serving will be revoked.Public records show Black has a string of drug-related offenses dating back to 2001.Decatur County Prosecuting Attorney Nate Harter wants to formally recognize Westport PD’s Joe Talkington, Damon Land and Ryan Meyer, as well as Blake Sutton of Decatur County Probation for their hard work in Black’s cases.last_img

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