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Ironwood woman gets jail, probation on drug charge


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BESSEMER — An Ironwood woman avoided a prison sentence on drug charges in Gogebic County Circuit Court Thursday, getting another chance to treat her unhealthy substance use issues.

Carolyn Elizabeth Kauffman, 26, was sentenced to three years of probation, with the first 12 months to be served in the Gogebic County Jail, for possessing methamphetamine.

As part of the sentence, Gogebic County Circuit Judge Michael Pope ordered Kauffman participate in several addiction treatment programs.

“You’ve asked for the opportunity, I’m giving you the opportun...