Plea Deal Spares Radio Station Owner From Jail
April 29, 2010 at 4:26 AM (PT)
WINGS COMMUNICATIONS Talk WELE-A/DAYTONA BEACH owner DOUG WILHITE pleaded no contest to charges of child abuse and neglect and will serve two years of house arrest and 13 years of probation in a plea deal on WEDNESDAY (4/28).
WILHITE will also be required to have no unsupervised contact with individuals under 18 and will submit to yearly lie detector tests. The deal saw 13 felony counts of lewd conduct with teens, including exposure and supplying alcohol, dismissed.
WILHITE, who is selling WELE to GOLIATH RADIO LLC, was acquitted on sex charges last year, but prosecutors filed 15 new charges in JANUARY.