Monroe News photo by KIM BRENT
Brandon Ratz's family, including (from left) cousin McKenzie Ratz, brother Jordan Ratz, and girlfriend Jayme Judd react as sentencing begins Wednesday in Hon. Judge Terrence Bronson's courtroom. Family and friends packed the courtroom, several addressing the judge before sentencing was imposed. Mr. Ratz received 30 days jail time to be served at the beginning of the new year on his aggravated assault conviction.