Troy man found guilty of throwing cup of blood into jail worker’s face

TROY — A Troy man accused of throwing a cup of blood in the face of a Miami County correction officer bringing him a meal pleaded no contest to felony harassment with a bodily substance.

Tyler Sharp, 25, was found guilty this week by Judge Christopher Gee in county Common Pleas Court. He withdrew a previous plea of not guilty by reason of insanity in the Aug. 14 incident. An evaluation of Sharp had found him competent to stand trial.

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Sharp faces up to one year in prison at sentencing July 17. He remains in jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.

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