(Winterset) A former Madison County Prosecutor has pleaded guilty to an assault charge and has been sentenced to jail.
At a sentencing on Wednesday, 55-year-old Anthony Blessman, reached a plea deal with prosecutors to lower or drop charges in connection with the June, 2012, beating of his former girlfriend at Blessman’s home in Waukee.
Blessman was given seven days in jail, a suspended sentence of one year and probation. He was also ordered to pay the female nearly $7,000 in restitution.
Anthony Blessman was the Madison County attorney from 1987-1997.
March 28, 2013