Guilty, but mentally ill: Terre Haute man sentenced in police impersonation case

A Terre Haute man was found guilty, but mentally ill in a police impersonation case.

Posted: Sep 4, 2019 4:04 PM
Updated: Sep 4, 2019 6:28 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A Terre Haute man was found guilty, but mentally ill in a police impersonation case.

Franklin Akers was sentenced to four and a half years on Wednesday.

Three and a half of those years will be behind bars with the Indiana Department of Corrections.

LINK | TERRE HAUTE MAN ARRESTED FOR IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER

The last year will be on formal probation.

Police say Akers must undergo an evaluation at the Hamilton Center and follow any recommended treatments and medications.

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