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Belmont County Commissioner Sentenced

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Belmont County Commissioner Matt Coffland and his son have been sentenced on charges of obstructing official business to three days in jail, however, this sentence was suspended.

The Cofflands will serve one year on probation and must pay a $250 fine.

Read WTRF's story on the August, 2012 incident here.


Belmont County Commissioner Matt Coffland will be sentenced in Belmont County Eastern Court on Tuesday.

Coffland and his son were found guilty back in February of one count of obstructing official business. The charges stem from their alleged behavior during an investigation of their business by liquor control agents.

The maximum sentence possible is 90 days in jail and a $750 fine. Stay with for updates.