Court rules father who punched coach properly convicted and sentenced

ANNIE YAMSON | Daily Reporter
Published: 06/27/2013

The Third District Court of Appeals recently sided with the Hardin County Court of Common pleas when it found that a defendant was properly sentenced to community control after he was found guilty of assault of school teacher, a fifth-degree felony.

Abraham Oates appealed the Hardin County decision, arguing he was denied effective assistance of counsel and that the community control condition barring him from attending any Kenton City Schools athletic events was overly broad and unnecessarily impinged on his liberty.

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