Clarksville Man Convicted of Battery by Means of a Deadly Weapon

John S. Mocasque, 41, of Clarksville, was convicted in Floyd Circuit Court yesterday in a jury trial that lasted three days. The jury deliberated for nearly five hours before they announced a guilty verdict for the offense of Battery by Means of a Deadly Weapon, a Class C Felony that carries a potential sentencing range of two to eights years imprisonment and up to a $10,000 fine.

Formal sentencing for Mocasque will be held in the Floyd Circuit Court on February 25, 2010 at 1:30 p.m.

Chief Deputy Prosecutor Steve Owen handled the case for the State of Indiana, while the Defendant was represented by Brian Chastain, Public Defender.

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