By MICHAEL P. RELLAHAN, Staff Writer
POSTED: 11/23/10, 12:00 AM EST |
"WEST CHESTER -- A former legislative aide to state Rep. Tim Hennessey and member of a well-known Coatesville political family was sentenced to five years' probation Monday for her role in a drug-related transaction involving her former live-in boyfriend.
Lisa Johnson will be required to spend three months on electronic home confinement at the start of her probationary sentence, but she escaped having to serve time at Chester County Prison, as the prosecution had requested, for her crime.
A tearful Johnson begged Judge Antony Sarcione to show mercy on her by "keeping her in the community," where those who spoke in her support Monday said she played a vital role helping the less fortunate."
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