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SH man gets six months after no-contest plea to sex charge


April 17, 2019

Nishan Singh, 58, of Sweet Home was sentenced to six months in jail April 5 in Linn County Circuit Court after pleading no contest to one count of third-degree sexual abuse, a class A misdemeanor.

Two counts of third-degree sexual abuse were dismissed.

He also was sentenced to 60 months probation and fined $100.

Sweet Home police arrested Singh on Feb. 2 in connection to a complaint that he had inappropriately touched an adult female.

He was arrested on Feb. 11 in Lebanon on charges of fourth-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon in a different case.

In that case, he pleaded no co...

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