July 23, 2016

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Wife to testify against husband in marijuana case

Erin Staub

MEDINA — Charges against a 49-year-old Liverpool Township woman accused of growing marijuana were reduced Monday in a plea deal that called for her to testify against her husband.

Erin Staub, of 5580 Sleepy Hollow Road, pleaded guilty Monday to attempted marijuana cultivation, a fourth-degree felony. Her original charge was a third-degree felony.

Her sentencing was scheduled for Dec. 2 before Medina County Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier. She faces a maximum punishment of up to 1½ years.
Stuab’s husband, 63-year-old John Staub, is scheduled for a Jan. 13 trial.

His charge remains a third-degree felony, punishable by up to three years in prison.

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