Plea Agreement Filed in the Case of Bradley Austin

Starke County Courthouse
Starke County Courthouse
Starke Circuit Court Judge Kim Hall will be considering a plea agreement between the state and defendant Bradley Austin, 22 of North Judson. The agreement was presented Wednesday morning in Starke Circuit Court.

Austin is facing one count of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor as a Class B felony. One count of Possession of Methamphetamine would be dismissed. He is accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a teenage girl. The incidents allegedly occurred over a four-month period.

The plea agreement recommends a seven year sentence with four years suspended to be served on probation and a no-contact order with the victim. Restitution in the amount of $275 was also included in the agreement.

Judge Kim Hall took the plea agreement under advisement and set the sentencing hearing for Wednesday, June 12 at 9:30 a.m. CT.