Local Man Sentenced for Sexual Assaulting Child

Michaela Madison Reporting

(Tuesday, December 5th) New Philadelphia, Ohio – A New Philadelphia man found guilty of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor is handed his sentence.

55-year-old Todd Cope was sentenced Monday to six months in prison on a total sentence of four years. The maximum sentence that could have been imposed is five years.

Cope received a credit against his prison sentence for the 35 days he has spent in the Tuscarawas County Jail.

Cope will be classified as a Tier II sex offender and upon release, must register his address with the Sheriff’s Office in the county where he lives ever six months for 24 years.

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