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December 28, 2012

Sentences handed down in Franklin County Court

MALONE — A number of cases were processed in Franklin County Court recently, with prison sentences hand down in some instances.

Cases heard before Judge Robert G. Main Jr.:

Crystal Cook, 34, of Hogansburg pleaded not guilty to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, stemming from an incident Sept. 21. She is being held in County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail or $10,000 insurance bond and is to reappear in court Jan. 17.

Melissa Papineau, 35, of McGee Road, Hogansburg pleaded not guilty to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, stemming from an incident Feb. 27. She is being held in County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail or $10,000 insurance bond and is to reappear in court Jan. 17.

A 19-year-old Winthrop youth, who was given youthful-offender status, was sentenced to five years probation for third-degree burglary, stemming from an incident Feb. 29. He pleaded guilty to Superior Court Information rather than a formal grand-jury indictment and was also ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Rory Larocque, 42, of Factory Street, Malone was sentenced to a year in state prison for fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, stemming from an incident June 7. He pleaded guilty to Superior Court Information rather than a formal grand-jury indictment and was also ordered to serve one year of post-release supervision and pay a $1,000 fine.

Brettani L. Heroy, 20, of Hogansburg pleaded guilty to fourth-degree grand larceny, stemming from an incident Dec. 18, 2011. She was originally indicted on three counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and fourth-degree grand larceny.

Sentencing is set for Feb. 19.

Jennifer Williams, 39, of Schenectady pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree promotion of prison contraband, third-degree attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, stemming from an incident Dec. 18, 2011. She was taken to County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 insurance bond.

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