Two from New Market have been sentenced after being charged with sexual abuse in December of 2016. The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office in Bedford reports Joanna Marie Gray was sentenced in February to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to second degree sexual abuse. Gray was sentenced to another 5 years for an incest charge.
Tuesday Ben Reece pleaded guilty to second degree sexual abuse and was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Reece skipped bail in April of last year and was arrested in Armenia this past December before being returned to the United States.