Teen sentenced to life in prison for rape

Damon Huff - [email protected]
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GEORGETOWN, Ohio – A teen charged with third-degree rape in Brown County was sentenced to life in prison recently.

Seventeen-year-old Michael Allender was sentenced to life in prison with parole eligibility after 10 years after pleading guilty to one count of first-degree felony rape.

According to reports, Allender’s case was originally in Brown County Juvenile Court but was moved to adult court at the request of Brown County Prosecutor Zac Corbin.

Allender allegedly engaged in sexual conduct with two children, ages 7 and 8, between July 1 and Aug. 1, 2017, according to court documents.

Allender was originally indicted on three counts of first-degree felony rape and one count of third-degree felony gross sexual imposition on Dec. 14, 2017. All aside from what he was charged with were dismissed in court.

According to his sentence, Allender will be eligible for parole after 10 years. He will also be registered as a Tier 3 sex offender, the most severe classification.

Others sentenced included:

Ernest G. Baker was sentenced to two years in Ohio prison after pleading guilty to two counts of fourth-degree trafficking in heroin.

Baker was indicted on Feb. 22 on eight counts of trafficking in various drugs, including heroin and cocaine. The cocaine related charges were dismissed in court.

Amanda Lynn Miller was ordered to enter and successfully complete the STAR Program after violating her community control sanction imposed on April 13, 2017.

Miller has been convicted of fifth-degree felony aggravated possession of drugs and was placed on two years of probation. According to court documents, she will be placed on intensive supervision probation during her time in the STAR program.

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Damon Huff

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