Green sentenced to 8 years for burglary

COLUMBIA CITY — A man who admitted to breaking into his family’s home to steal property was given an eight-year sentence to the Whitley County Jail.Tyler Green, 30, pleaded guilty to burglary in January. His sentence of eight years will be fully served at the Whitley County Jail.Green received the maximum sentence for the amended charge, which was burglary as a Class C felony.A stipulation of the plea agreement was that the state agreed to not veto any sentence modification after Green served one-fourth of the time. To read the rest of this story, see the Feb. 25 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.