JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Two men convicted of felonies have been sentenced, the State Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Jerry Black was sentenced to a year in jail and four years of supervised probation for a child abuse conviction, which is a third-degree felony, according to a release from the State Attorney's Office.
While in Black's care, his three-month old son had to be rushed to the hospital. Evidence showed that the child had suffered injuries consistent with head trauma.
Vernon Laughter was sentenced to 30 years in prison for two counts of sexual battery. He was convicted in June for sex crimes against a 16-year-old girl, which he was arrested for in September 2010.
At the time of the sexual battery, Laughter was on parole for three counts of armed bank robbery.
First Coast News