A man charged with strangulation, two others with burglary, and one on drug charges were among those sentenced in Marion Circuit Court Division 1 on May 18.

Joseph Brandon Hardin was sentenced to 5 years probated for 5 years with a 60-day alternative sentence to be served on weekends on the charge of second-degree strangulation and third-degree burglary and 12 months probated for 24 months on the charge of second-degree unlawful imprisonment. All counts run concurrently for 5 years, probated for 5 years. He must also have no contact with Brooke Sweeney, domestic violence and anger management counseling to be reviewed on Aug. 24 at 9:00 a.m., report to Probation and Parole and follow their recommendations, have no violations of the law, no use of drugs or alcohol, and no use/possession of firearms — review time for 60 days to be heard on June 1 at 9:00 a.m.