Woman sentenced for using counterfeit money at Wesco.
By Allison Scarbrough, Editor.
LUDINGTON – A 33-year-old Fountain woman was sentenced Tuesday, March 12, in 51st Circuit Court to time served in jail for a conviction of uttering and publishing a counterfeit bill.
Neta Margett Sohn, of 4513 Benson Rd., pleaded guilty to the felony charge last January.
Sohn testified that she used two $100 bills at the Wesco convenience store in the City of Ludington last November.
She was originally charged with two counts of uttering and publishing, and one count was dismissed.
Sentencing guidelines in the case are 0-3 months, said Mason County Prosecutor Paul Spaniola.
Judge Susan K. Sniegowski sentenced Sohn to 44 days in jail with credit for 44 days served. The judge also ordered $200 in restitution and one year probation .
Spaniola said Sohn’s substance abuse issues involving crystal meth, cocaine and heroin have a played a role in her criminal behavior.
Sentencing guidelines in the case are 0-3 months.
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