Mark Garst of Buffalo Center pled guilty to “Child Endangerment,” an aggravated misdemeanor, stemming from an investigation by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office on February 17, 2022.
Garst was sentenced to serve 365 days in the Winnebago County Jail with all, but 30 days suspended, and ordered to pay a $855.00 fine, applicable surcharges and costs. The fine was suspended. Garst was placed on probation for a period of 2 years to the Department of Correctional Services.
Garst was ordered to follow through with all mental health and substance abuse treatment