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Martins Ferry man pleads guilty in sex case


BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) – Jeffrey Scott Riffle, 37, of Martins Ferry, entered guilty pleas Monday to two charges in a case that originally involved a charge of rape.

Riffle pleaded guilty to one count of gross sexual imposition and one count of tampering with evidence.

Each is a fourth-degree felony carrying an 18-month maximum possible sentence.

Sentencing is set for July 8.

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