BEDFORD – Two people were sentenced to the Indiana Department of Correction by Lawrence Superior Court II Judge Robert Cline Thursday after failing to comply with the terms of their probation.
Jason J. Phillips, 38, Bedford, pleaded guilty to battery with bodily injury to a public safety officer, a Level 5 felony, on September 1, 2022, as a part of a negotiated plea agreement with the State of Indiana. He was sentenced to the Indiana Department of Correction for a period of 1460 days with 1067 days suspended. He was ordered to serve 730 days on supervised probation in exchange for his guilty plea.
However, five days later, on September 6, 2022, and while on probation, Phillips was charged with criminal trespass, a Class A misdemeanor, violating his terms of probation.
Having failed to comply with the terms of his probation, Phillips appeared in front of Cline, who sentenced him to a
A 1,000-day prison sentence.
Skylar Schofield, 27, of Bedford, pleaded guilty to possession of meth, a Level 6 felony, on June 9, 2022, as a part of a negotiated plea agreement with the State of Indiana.
He was sentenced to 900 days with 816 days suspended and placed on supervised probation for 545 days.
However, after failing to comply with the terms of his probation, Schofield appeared in front of Cline, who sentenced him to an 800-day prison sentence. Cline also ordered Schofield to attend the Recovery While Incarcerated program.