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Former public defender sentenced for theft

Published On: Jul 24 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 24 2013 09:43:35 PM CDT

A former public defender and solicitor for Northampton County who admitted to theft has learned his fate.

A former public defender and solicitor for Northampton County who admitted to theft has learned his fate.

A judge sentenced Anthony Martino to 12-28 months in prison Wednesday.

He must also pay restitution.

Prosecutors say Martino stole money from clients after writing checks to himself from a man's estate.

He pleaded guilty to theft charges in April.