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COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Fort Wayne man pleaded guilty Monday to burglarizing his motherâ€™s home in Columbia City.
Tyler Green, 30, was accused of breaking into a safe in his motherâ€™s home in November of 2012.
His plea Monday was part of an agreement. Green will be given a 10-year sentence. He will serve eight of those years.
The state also agreed to not veto any modification of Greenâ€™s sentence after he has served one fourth of his time.
However, sentence modification would still be decided by Judge James Heuer.
According to case reports. Green visited his motherâ€™s home to ask her for money. She was not home.
While he was waiting, Green told investigators he decided to break into the safe and take the contents.
Greenâ€™s mother and brother suspected him, since only the items from the safe were taken, and the safe had a hidden key. Other valuables in the home, including a television and laptop, were not taken.
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