FATHER RECEIVES SENTENCE: Greer assisted his sons in manufacturing meth

COLUMBIA CITY — A Churubusco man, who was accused of assisting his sons in manufacturing methamphetamine, was sentenced in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday.Ed Greer, 59, was arrested in December and charged with aiding in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. Greer previously pled guilty to aiding in manufacturing of meth, a Class B felony, and had 11 other counts dismissed as part of a plea agreement.A sentence length was not included in the arrangement, leaving Greer’s fate in the hands of Whitley County Circuit Court Judge James Heuer. Heuer sentenced Greer to eight years at the Whitley County Jail, with four to serve and four suspended. Greer was also fined $1,000.Greer had aided his sons, Ben and Andrew, in the manufacture of methamphetamine. Both of his sons have pleaded guilty to their charges. Andrew was sentenced March 11 to 10 years in Whitley County Jail, with eight to serve. Ben will be sentenced next month.Stephanie Greer, Ed’s wife, appeared to testify on his behalf. She said jail time would not fix her husband.To read the rest of this story, see the March 28 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.