A Union Twp. man whose home was the target of a fall 2016 home invasion in which one intruder was shot was sentenced Monday to two years community control on felony drug possession and tampering with evidence charges stemming from that incident.
Daniel Fryman, 30, of West Milton, pleaded guilty to the charges in January in Miami County Common Pleas Court.
He was accused of having marijuana in the residence and destroying a surveillance camera before investigators arrived. Investigators said they believed the invasion was drug-related.
Fryman told Judge Christopher Gee that he wanted to apologize for choices he made. "I didn't realize the ramifications," Fryman said
He could have received up to six years in prison.
Sheriff's Lt. Jason Moore said the charges involved items and information collected while deputies were investigating the home invasion scene. Marijuana was located in the refrigerator's freezer and the damaged camera found with others on the exterior. The images from the cameras helped with identifying the intruders, he said.
"One of the cameras was disabled and destroyed. We don't know his motive on that," Moore said.
Five men were convicted in the home invasion during which investigators said shots were fired by both the owner and intruders.
Four who went to the house were sentenced to seven years in prison while the driver, who did not go in, was sentenced to four years.
One of the men, Keason Twitty, 25, of Dayton was injured seriously when shot during the incident. Charges were not filed in connection with his injuries.