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Mellencamp sons sentenced in Monroe County

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) – The sons of rocker John Mellencamp were sentenced Friday by a Monroe County judge.

Speck Mellencamp, 19, was sentenced to serve four days in the Monroe County Jail and to serve one year of probation. He received credit for one day served in the jail.

The probation parameters allow for the teenager to serve out his probation long distance, allowing him to return to college.

Hud Mellencamp, 20, was sentenced to serve 50 hours of community service and was also placed on probation for one year.

Similar to his brother, his probation can be completed long distance which will allow him to also return to college.Mellencamp and his older brother, Hud, plead not guilty to felony battery charges from July 2013 for allegedly punching and kicking a 19-year-old man in Bloomington who they believed had hit Speck Mellencamp.

Authorities said Speck attacked the man, believing the man had punched him in the face earlier that night during a party at the same house. Court documents said the Mellencamps and 19-year-old Ty Smith, son of Indiana University’s baseball coach Tracy Smith, “punched, kicked and stomped” the man.

Ty Smith has a court appearance  in Monroe County on April 29.

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