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Manitowoc Woman Sentenced in First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety Case


MANITOWOC – Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that a Manitowoc woman was sentenced to seven and a half years of prison (the first two and a half to be served as initial confinement followed by five years of extended supervision) for one felony count of first degree recklessly endangering safety in Manitowoc County.


Amy Kline, 32, was sentenced this afternoon by Manitowoc County Judge Jerome L. Fox. On August 27, 2010, Kline entered a no contest plea and was convicted on one felony count of recklessly endangering the safety of John Michael Sciortino by her delivery to him of a Schedule II controlled substance, namely Methadone.


This matter was investigated by the City of Manitowoc Police Department. The Wisconsin Department of Justice is acting as a special prosecutor in this matter at the request of the Manitowoc County District Attorney.


Assistant Attorney General David Wambach represents the state in this case.