Forty-five (45) year old Paul Croucher of Richmond was sentenced today after having been convicted of one (1) count of Child Molesting as a Class A Felony and one (1) count of Child Molesting as a Class C Felony after trial by a Wayne Superior Court No. 2 Jury on November 14, 2013. Chief Deputy Prosecutor William C. Hoelscher requested a sentence of forty (40) years on the A Felony and six (6) years on the C Felony to be served concurrently. Defense counsel David Jordan sought a twenty (20) year sentence with an additional five (5) years to be served on Probation or Home Detention if deemed necessary by the Court and four (4) years on the Class C Felony to be served concurrently. Judge Gregory A. Horn, after considering the aggravating and mitigating factors presented by both sides, entered a sentence of forty (40) years on the Class A Felony and four (4) years on the Class C Felony to be served concurrently. The Court took the State’s request to treat Croucher as a credit restricted felon under advisement. A credit restricted felon receives only one (1) day of credit time for every six (6) days served as opposed to the normal one (1) day of credit for each one (1) day served.