COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Columbia City man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for dealing methamphetamine Monday.
Warren Goodman Jr., 41, was arrested in April and charged with four drug-related crimes. He pleaded guilty in June to dealing methamphetamine and, as part of a plea agreement, the other charges were dismissed.
Whitley County Circuit Court Judge James Heuer gave Goodman a 10-year sentence, with eight years to serve and the rest to be spent on probation. Goodman will be incarcerated at the Indiana Department of Corrections, at his request.
â€śMr. Goodman wants to be at DOC because of the programs offered there,â€ť said defense attorney Brad Baber.
Baber said Goodman obtained his GED while behind bars in 2012. After that, though, his client returned to his former life.
â€śHe continued to see his old friends,â€ť Baber said.
In his statement, Goodman only spoke two quiet words with his head bowed.
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