Youngstown woman gets probation for her role in 2011 fight

YOUNGSTOWN — A 20-year-old Youngstown woman will spend one year on probation and receive anger management and job training as punishment for her role in a 2011 fight between two factions of women.

Darlesha Jones pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault. She appeared today for sentencing before Judge James C. Evans of Mahoning County Common Pleas Court.

Jones, who is pregnant, could have received up to 18 months in prison, but Jennifer McLaughlin, an assistant county prosecutor, recommended probation based on Jones’ lack of a previous criminal record.

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