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Huntington woman gets probation in abuse case

Jan. 31, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Cabell Circuit Judges Paul T. Farrell and Alfred Ferguson recently ordered various punishments in the following cases.

Tosha Blosser, 22, of the first block of Smith Drive in Huntington, was sentenced Jan. 26 by Farrell. Blosser received 2 years probation, after the judge agreed to suspend a 12-month jail sentence.

Blosser had pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic battery. The defendant entered the plea without an indictment for that charge; however an August 2011 grand jury had indicted Blosser with child abuse.

Detroit man pleads guilty to attemt to commit a felony

Franklin Elly, 22, from Detroit was sentenced Jan. 10 by Farrell. Elly received a 6-month to 2-year sentence at the Anthony Center, a state facility for youthful offenders.

Elly had pleaded guilty to attempt to commit a felony. A May 2011 indictment initially charged Elly with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and conspiracy.

Huntington woman pleads guilty to shoplifting charge

Erika McFarland, 32, of the first block of Northcott Court in Huntington, was sentenced Jan. 9 by Ferguson. McFarland received a 6-month jail sentence.

McFarland had pleaded guilty to second-offense shoplifting. A May 2011 indictment initially charged McFarland with third-offense shoplifting.

JUSTIN LUKE BAILEY: The 30-year-old, of the 100 block of Maple Street in Barboursville, was sentenced Jan. 5 by Farrell to 1- to 5-years in prison.

Bailey had pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property. A May 2011 indictment initially charged Bailey with receiving stolen property, second-offense driving under the influence, driving on a suspended/revoked license for miscellaneous reasons and driving on a suspended/revoked license for a prior DUI conviction.

JERRY SANDS: The 49-year-old, of Jane Lew and Weston, W.Va., was sentenced Dec. 28, 2011, by Ferguson. Sands received a 1- to 10-year prison sentence.

Sands had pleaded guilty to forgery. An August 2011 indictment initially charged Sands with receiving stolen property and forgery of a public record.

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