WARREN - A 28-year-old Newton Falls man was sentenced today to three years in prison for his role in a local theft ring.
Michael Karpenko said nothing as he was sentenced by Judge W. Wyatt McKay.
An assistant prosecutor asked for a six-year sentence, calling the defendant a "career criminal."
Karpenko's attorney asked for one-year behind bars.
McKay mentioned on the bench that Karpenko had been to prison three times previously.
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