November 30, 2011
Boonville, Indiana, November 30, 2011—The Warrick County Prosecutor’s Office announces that on November 29, 2011, Mark S. Birge entered a guilty plea in two (2) separate cases to Child Molesting. The Defendant is represented by Mark Phillips.
The State filed charges against Mark Birge on June 29, 2010 and September 29, 2010 after investigations were conducted by the Boonville Police Department. Two children had disclosed the molesting during interviews conducted at Holly’s House.
Trial Deputy Jennifer Greer is assigned the case. Prosecutor JoAnn Krantz commends Deputy Greer for her work on the cases.
The range of sentencing for the C Felonies is 4-16 years at the Indiana Department of Correction. The Defendant is set for Sentencing on January 12, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. before the Honorable Judge Robert R. Aylsworth.
JoAnn Jacob Krantz, Prosecuting Attorney
Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for the
Second Judicial Circuit of Indiana
One County Square, Suite 180
Boonville, Indiana 47601