(Brandon Young sentenced)…The Brawley man was in court late last week.

He had previously entered a plea deal with the District Attorney’s office. According to the deal, the charges of rape by force and possession of child pornography were dropped, in exchange for a guilty plea on two charges of extortion. Young was sentenced to two years in prison, previously served, and two years probation. While on probation, Young will have to register as a sex offender with mandatory supervision during the two years probation. He will also have to attend cognitive behavioral therapy counseling, attend a 52 week anger management program, and complete a sex offender management class. There are additional fees and program stipulations.