Former Raywick Fire Chief Charles A. "Chuck" Helm received five years of probation after pleading guilty to abuse of public trust less than $10,000.
Helm, 54, of 1000 Hazy Downs Road in Raywick reached a plea agreement with the Commonwealth on Nov. 20. Marion Circuit Judge Allan Bertram approved unsupervised probation for Helm during a Dec. 18 sentencing hearing.
Bertram also ordered Helm to repay $20,000 to the Raywick Fire Department over the next seven years as a condition of his probation.