Chillicothe man who fled authorities sentenced to 10-year prison term on firearm charge

Prison Sentence

A Chillicothe man accused of fleeing from a deputy in July was sentenced in Division One of Livingston County Circuit Court on Tuesday morning.

Court information indicates Matthew Aaron Case was sentenced to the Missouri Department of Corrections for 10 years on felony unlawful possession of a firearm, with the sentence to run consecutively to all other sentences. He pleaded guilty to the unlawful possession of a firearm charge in September.

Case was also ordered to pay all court costs, including the board bill, and civil judgment was entered against him for the Crime Victims Compensation Fund for $46.

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox previously reported Case fled from a deputy prior to being arrested in Mooresville on a felony warrant for alleged violation of bond conditions on attempted tampering with a motor vehicle.