Southard, age 27 of Hamburg, was sentenced to four years of probation and 60 days in the Keogh-Dwyer Correctional Facility with credit for 11 days time served. He was ordered to submit to a TASC evaluation and follow any and all recommendations made from same and pay fines and fees totaling $155.00. His driver license was ordered suspended for six months.
He pled guilty on November 28, 2016, to Theft, a fourth degree crime, and Burglary, a third degree crime. He pled guilty on January 23, 2017, to Failure to Turn Over a Controlled Dangerous Substance, a disorderly persons offense, and Defiant Trespass, a petty disorderly persons offense.
The defendant took an iPad from a Franklin residence on June 26, 2016. He also entered a structure in Wantage for the purpose of committing a theft on August 21, 2016. On December 19, 2016, he trespassed inside a Spring Street building in Newton and failed to turn over a controlled dangerous substance.
Southard was represented by Steven Insley, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Brent Rafuse.