Man Pleads Guilty in Elderly Attack

1 decade 3 years 11 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
Leslie Barlett accepted a plea agreement in Jasper County Circuit Court and pleaded guilty to one count of forcible sodomy. Prosecutors agreed to drop another count of forcible sodomy, as well as counts of felonious restraint and first-degree burglary. Barlett will be sentenced on January 30th. Authorities say Barlett broke into the woman's home on October fifth, holding the woman captive for two hours and forcing sexual acts on her. Barlett told court officials that he doesn't remember the attack because he was intoxicated on alcohol and marijuana. The woman eventually escaped when Barlett passed out and flagged down a vehicle to get help.

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