January 22, 2013

Franklin sentenced to four years in jail

Sentencing part of plea deal for drug charge, probation violation

by Caitlin Huston

LOGANSPORT — Jeremy Franklin, son of Logansport Mayor Ted Franklin, was sentenced today to four years in the Indiana Department of Corrections.

Franklin, 31, Logansport, received the four-year sentence after pleading guilty Dec. 17 to dealing in marijuana, a Class D felony, in April 2012 and admitting a probation violation. Cass County Superior Court II Judge Rick Maughmer accepted the plea agreement today at the urging of Franklin’s public defender, Lisa Traylor-Wolff, and Special Prosecutor Robert Ives.

Franklin’s sentence was ordered to begin immediately.