A Sheridan man changed his plea and was sentenced on a number of charges Tuesday in Fourth Judicial District Court. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.
Pursuant to a plea agreement reached with the State, 44-year-old Roger Tyler pleaded guilty to an amended charge of criminal entry and charges of domestic battery and property destruction. The criminal entry charge is a misdemeanor that was amended from the original charge of felony burglary. District Court Judge Darci Phillips accepted the terms of the plea agreement and sentenced Tyler to a total of 18 months’ in jail, suspended in lieu of two-years of supervised probation. Tyler was also ordered to pay $500 in various court costs and fees as well as restitution and must take part in the 24/7 Sobriety Program for at least six-months as part of his probation. A restitution amount will be determined at a later date.
According to court documents, Tyler was arrested for the crimes on October 23, 2022 when he entered a home without authority and with the intent to commit theft. Tyler caused bodily injury to an individual and also destroyed a gaming console.
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