Former ADA sentenced in family violence case
Lew A. Bechtol II was first assistant district attorney on the staff of District Attorney Heather McMinn until shortly after his arrest April 12, 2012 on a charge of assaulting his fiance at a home they shared.
Terms of the plea agreement also called for Bechtol to pay a $500 fine, court costs of $212 and to relinquish his license to practice law for three months. He also will be required to attend weekly classes in a 26-week program for family violence offenders.
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