Ohio woman’s sentence includes Christmases in jail
Today’s news from the Associated Press was selected by Media Writing student Hannah Leslie.
Prosecutors say 44-year-old Betina Young — a former license agency employee — accepted payments from applicants to falsify records showing they had verified their immigration status. She has pleaded guilty.
The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/17AzoIw ) that Judge Michael Holbrook put Young on probation Monday for five years — ordering that she spend a minimum of three days in jail each Christmas while on probation.
If she violates probation, she could go to prison for 15 years.