John Baldwin Jr. emerges from the Boone County Courthouse Monday. He was sentenced to 35 years in prison and five years of probation for his role in the death of Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Pickett.

The last defendant in the murder of Boone County Deputy Jacob Pickett has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. The sentencing hearing of John Baldwin Jr. took place on Monday. Baldwin pleaded guilty last September to dealing in methamphetamine, resisting law enforcement and being a habitual offender. The felonies for dealing and resisting were the 32-year-old’s 13th and 14th convictions. More details in the Lebanon Reporter.

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