Burlington Man Sentenced To Seven Years in Mercer County Residential Burglary Case

A Burlington, Iowa man receives a seven year prison term for a residential burglary in Mercer County. 26 year old Joseph J. Long was arrested by Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputies in April for entering the dwelling of Patricia Dixon near Reynolds. Long pleaded guilty to the Class 1 felony today in Mercer County Circuit Court. Besides prison time, Long received two years mandatory supervised release and credit for time served.