Prosecutor cannot bind other counties to his plea deal

Published: 09/26/2012

The Ohio Supreme Court justices ruled yesterday that a count prosecutor cannot enter a plea agreement relating to prosecution in other counties.

The high court rejected Desmond Billingsley’s claims that Portage County could not issue him a consecutive sentence to a prior sentence because the Summit County prosecuting attorney entered a plea agreement that he would not be prosecuted in other counties for the string of robberies related to his Summit County charges.

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