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Judge sentences habitual offender to prison


BEDFORD – December 5, 2022 - Lawrence Superior Court II Judge Bob Cline sentenced a Paragon woman to three years in the Indiana Department of Correction Thursday.


LAWRENCE COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT II JUDGE BOB CLINE


Katherine Carie, 54, pleaded guilty to Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated, a Level 6 felony, with a habitual offender enhancement, as a part of a negotiated plea agreement with the State of Indiana.


Katherine Carie


Shewas originally sentenced to 1825 days, 720 suspended with 1095 to be served on home detention in exchange for her guilty plea.


However, Carie had multiple violations of her home detention and was arrested later for escape which revoked her probation. Because of these violations and new charge, Judge Cline sentenced Carie to 1200 days in the Indiana Department of Corrections.


Lawrence County Prosecutor Samuel Arp II


“When individuals fail to follow the terms of probation and commit new offenses while being given the opportunity to remain in the community, they know the consequences of their actions, and in this case, it is prison,” said Lawrence County Prosecutor Samuel C. Arp, II.


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