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Judge orders prison sentence for Mitchell man who failed to comply with probation terms

BEDFORD – JANAURY 7, 2023 - A Mitchell man was sentenced to the Indiana Department of Correction by Lawrence Superior Court II Judge Robert Cline, on Thursday, after failing to comply with the terms of his probation.

Dillion M. Burton

Dillon M. Burton 26, Mitchell, pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine, a Level 6 felony, on January 27, 2022, as a part of a negotiated plea agreement with the State of Indiana. He was originally sentenced to 910 days, with time served, and the remainder of his sentence suspended. He was ordered to serve 710 days on supervised probation in exchange for his guilty plea.

However, after failing to comply with the terms and conditions of his probation, Cline sentenced Burton to 800 days in the Indiana Department of Correction.

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