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June 1, 2013

Clinton County Court: May 2013

PLATTSBURGH — Clinton County Court judges sentenced numerous felony offenders in recent sessions.

All charges are felonies unless noted otherwise: 

Sentences handed down by Clinton County Judge Patrick McGill:

Cathaline Aylmer, 41, of White Lake was found guilty after trial to fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree criminal impersonation and fifth-degree conspiracy and was sentenced to two to four years in state prison as a second-felony offender. The conviction stems from a January 2012 incident. Aylmer was ordered to pay a $300 surcharge, a $25 crime victim fee and a $50 DNA collection fee.

Benjamin Medbury, 31, of West Chazy pleaded guilty to second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, and was given a six-year determinate sentence in state prison and five years of post-release supervision. The conviction stems from a September 2012 arrest.

Thomas W. Remaley, 44, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to aggravated driving while intoxicated; failure to keep right, a violation; and refusal to take a breath test, a violation; and was sentenced to 30 days of electronic home monitoring and five years of probation. The conviction stems from a September 2012 incident. An ignition interlock device was ordered installed on Remaley’s vehicle. He must pay $3,070 in fines and surcharges and a Victim Impact Panel fee. He must also complete 100 hours of community service.

James R. Winegar, 70, of Rouses Point pleaded guilty to aggravated driving while intoxicated and was sentenced to five years of probation with 60 days of electronic home monitoring. Winegar was ordered to pay $2,570 in fines and surcharges. His license was suspended, and an ignition interlock device was ordered installed on his vehicle.

Sentences handed down by Clinton County Judge Kevin Ryan:

Jacob C. Ball, 18, of Dannemora pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and was sentenced to two to six years in state prison and one to three years on violation of parole, to be served concurrently. The conviction stems from a January 2013 incident. Ball must pay $5,800 restitution, $375 in mandatory surcharges and the DNA sample collection fee. He waived his right to an appeal.

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