Man Changes Plea Ahead of Trial


Michaela Madison Reporting

(Wednesday, February 7th) New Philadelphia, Ohio – A 37-year-old man facing several drug-related charges changes his plea.

Tuscarawas County Assistant Prosecutor, Mike Ernest confirmed that on Monday, Different Brooks changed his plea to guilty in two separate cases.

“An incident in which he had brought drugs into the New Philadelphia Jail and then tried to dispose of them, the transportation of a controlled substance into a jail facility,” said Ernest. “He had another indictment as well from a different incident that had taken place in the city of Dover, the charge of possession of drugs.”

A date for his sentencing hearing has not yet been announced.

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