Paige given probation


 An 18-year-old Mariposa man avoided prison on sex-related charges last week, but will have to spend five years on probation and register for life as a sex offender.
Michael Thomas Paige was sentenced last week in Mariposa County Superior Court before special Judge Douglas Boyak, a retired judge from Tuolumne County.
Paige pleaded no contest in March and then underwent mental evaluations ordered by the court.
The charges accused Paige of committing sodomy on a victim under the age of 18 in ...

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