Rape Trial Day 5: Lipps Issues Sentence

STEUBENVILLE — Trent Mays will spend a minimum of two years in a juvenile detention center for raping and taking a nude photo of a 16-year-old Weirton girl, Judge Thomas Lipps ruled this morning.

Defendants Ma’lik Richmond will serve a minimum of one year in a juvenile detention center for rape, the judge also ruled.

The maximum sentence for both defendants will run until they are 21. Lipps also ruled the two defendants will be credited with the time they already have served in the juvenile detention center.