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Jerome Man Sentenced On Assault Charge
Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) A Jerome man plead guilt to simple battery after he was accused of inappropriate conduct with a fourteen year old.
Steven Chapman was on a camping trip with his friend and his friend's fourteen year old daughter. He was accused of kissing the girl and touching her inappropriately. Alcohol was said to be involved.
While Chapman argued the details of the allegations, he took a plea deal. The plea reduced the charge from sexual battery to simple battery.
Chapman was sentenced one hundred and eighty days in jail. One hundred and seventy days were suspended. He will also serve two years on probation.