IN COURT: Man admits to dealing prescription drugs

COLUMBIA CITY — A man pleaded guilty in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday to dealing a prescription drug.Frank O. Hibbs, 60, of Liberty Mills, pleaded guilty to one of the two charges against him for dealing in a Schedule I, II or III controlled substance.According to the terms of a plea agreement Hibbs signed, his executed term of incarceration is not to exceed eight years.Dealing in a Schedule I, II or III controlled-substance is a Class B felony, punishable by a sentence of six to 20 years. If Hibbs is given a sentence length greater than eight years, that portion of his sentence will be suspended.As part of the plea agreement, one charge of dealing a Schedule I, II or III controlled substance against Hibbs was dismissed.To read the rest of this story, see the Feb. 13 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.