Posted 2 years ago
By Fred Gough
The 22-year-old Hutchinson man who was granted community corrections by Judge Joe McCarville was ordered to serve 60-days in the county jail after he found to have violated his community corrections.
However, Victor Smith avoids serving prison time for the 66-month underlying sentence for his involvement with the break-in of vehicles of law enforcement, public officials and other citizens.
Once he serves the 60-days on the Reno County Jail, he will begin 18-months of community corrections according to the judge.
Smith had been arrested recently on a corrections violation, and the state argued that his corrections should be revoked because of consuming alcohol around December 12, 2012 something they say he admitted to, but not only did he consume alcohol, he was arrested for driving under the influence and obstruction in Sedgwick County. It’s also a violation to leave Reno County without permission of his corrections officer.
In the burglary case, Smith entered a plea to conspiracy to commit burglary and felony theft.
Smith also entered pleas in a drug case to possession of cocaine with intent to sell and possession of marijuana. He had earlier faced the additional charges of possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use to package a controlled substance for sale, no drug tax stamp, and possession of personal use drug paraphernalia.
In the third case, he entered a plea to leaving the scene of an accident where great bodily harm occurred where he left a Hutchinson woman in the ditch after a motorcycle crash.