The imposition charges carries a jail sentence of six to 18 months, while the penalty for the disseminating charge is six months to a year in jail, said Harold Specht Jr., Ashtabula County chief assistant county prosecutor.
The plea agreement spares the victim the trauma of having to testify in open court, Specht
"That was one of our concerns," he
"We took that into consideration."
With the plea, Bickel will be labeled a sex offender and be required to register his whereabouts for several years, Specht