Johnson’s probation revoked, sentenced to 16 months in prison

Andrew Johnson

A Mt. Vernon man has been sentenced to 16 months in prison after domestic violence charges.

Andrew Murdoch Johnson, 40, pleaded guilty in Grant County Circuit Court May 9 to menacing constituting domestic violence and was sentenced to 30 days in Grant County Jail and 36 months of supervised probation, according to a press release from Deputy District Attorney Mara Houck.

Additionally, Johnson’s probation for a 2017 felony fourth-degree assault constituting domestic violence charge involving the same victim was revoked, and Johnson was sentenced to 16 months in prison, consecutive to the local jail term, and 24 months of post-prison supervision, Houck said.

Johnson’s criminal history includes unlawful delivery of marijuana to a minor and endangering the welfare of a minor in 2011, driving under the influence of intoxicants in 2008; felony driving while suspended or revoked in 2003; and DUII, fourth-degree assault and recklessly endangering another person and harassment in 2001, she said.

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