Furlong Sentenced to Five Years on Home Detention

 A Knox man received a sentence of five years on home detention after pleading guilty to charges in two different cases in Starke Circuit Court.

Nathaniel Furlong admitted to a probation violation and was sentenced to four years in the Indiana Department of Corrections with no part of the sentence suspended. He was permitted to serve his sentence on home detention with electronic monitoring with Starke County Community Corrections.

Furlong also pleaded guilty to a charge of possession by a meth offender, a Class D felony. He was sentenced per the terms of a plea agreement with the state to 12 months in the DOC. No part of the sentence was suspended. He was also permitted to serve that sentence on home detention with electronic monitoring.

The two sentences will be served consecutively for a total of five years.

Furlong was ordered to pay court costs and a $250 drug interdiction fee. His probation was terminated.