Press-Republican

January 21, 2013

Court Sentencings: Jan. 19, 2013

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Recent sentencing handed down by Clinton County Judge Kevin Ryan:

Anthony L. Davis, 37, of Plattsburgh was sentenced to to 90 days in jail and five years probation after pleading guilty to felony driving while intoxicated and unlawful use of mobile phone, stemming from a May 2012 incident. Davis was also ordered by pay a $3,100 fine and a $570 surcharge.

Danielle Guay, 27, of Champlain was sentenced to 90 days electronic home monitoring and five years probation. She was also ordered to pay a $3,100 fine, a $620 surcharge a DNA sample/fee waive appeal and other fees. Guay pleaded guilty to felony driving while intoxicated and failure to signal. 

Jerilynn Lamere, 42, of Redford was sentenced to 10 days in jail and five years probation after pleading guilty to aggravated driving while intoxicated, refusal to take breath test and improper backing, stemming from a March 2012 incident. Lamere was ordered to pay $3,250 in fines and a $2,000 surcharge.

Gerard R. LaValley, 54, of Plattsburgh was sentenced to one year in jail after pleading guilty to felony driving while intoxicated and failing to keep right, stemming from an incident in April of 2012. LaValley was ordered to pay a $1,500 DWI-related fine, a $100 fine, a $570 surcharge. He was also ordered to provide a DNA sample.

John N. Ward, 61, of Saranac was sentenced to one year in jail after pleading guilty to felony driving while intoxicated and moving from a lane unsafely, stemming from an incident from July 2012. Ward was also ordered to provide DNA sample and pay the DNA fee, $1100 in fines and $570 in surcharges.

Christopher Waterson, 21, of Plattsburgh was sentenced to a year-and-a-half in state prison with one year post release supervision after pleading guilty to two counts of fifth-degree attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance. Waterson was also ordered to pay $375 total in fees and provide a DNA sample. His license was suspended.

Waterson was arrested on a warrant in March of 2012 for charges of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a felony; seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor; and a violation of probation, a misdemeanor.

Waterson was also originally charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest, both misdemeanors, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

Recent sentencing handed down by Clinton County Judge Patrick McGill:

Heather Clancy-Nisoff, 42, of Peru was sentenced to five years probation with home monitoring after pleading guilty to felony aggravated driving while intoxicated and driving while ability impaired. Clancy-Nisoff was also ordered to pay $2,500 in fines, a $50 DNA, a $25 crime-victim fee and $495 in surcharges. 

Lucinda L. Crespo, 45, of Peru was sentenced to one-and-one-third to four years in jail for driving while ability impaired due to drugs and one year in jail for first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle after pleading guilty to those charges. Crespo was ordered to pay fines and mandatory surcharges. She was also required to provide a DNA sample and her license was revoked. 

Brian Provost, 53, of Plattsburgh was sentenced to five years in prison with three years post-release supervision as a second felony offender after pleading guilty to two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of controlled substance. He was also ordered to pay $375 in mandatory surcharges, a $500 fine, $200 in restitution. Provost’s license was also suspended and he was ordered to provide a DNA sample.

Marcus L. Taylor, 30, of Plattsburgh was sentenced to two to four years as a second felony offender after pleading guilty to second-degree attempted assault, stemming from an incident in July of 2012. Taylor was also ordered to pay $375 in mandatory surcharges and provide a DNA sample.

Chamma Brandon, 31 of Plattsburgh was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance; criminal sale of a controlled substance in or near school grounds and six counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, all concurrent as a second-felony offender. The charges stem from a January 2012 arrest. Brandon was ordered to pay $500 in restitution, a $375 mandatory surcharge and a DNA sample/fee. His license was suspended.

Kerry A. Corbiere, 41, of Redford was sentenced to five years probation after pleading guilty to third-degree grand larceny, stemming from an incident reported in January of 2012. Corbiere must also pay full restitution, fines, fees and surcharges. Corbiere was also required to provide a DNA sample.  

Thomas Martino Jr., 53, of Albany was sentenced to one to three years in prison after pleading guilty to felony fourth-degree grand larceny, stemming from an incident reported in July, 2011. Martino was ordered to pay restitution, a $5,818.14 fee, a $50 DNA fee, a $300 surcharge and a $25 crime-victim assistance fee as well as other fines.

ESSEX COUNTY COURT

Cole Moody, 22, of Saranac Lake was sentenced to time served and five years probation after pleading guilty to fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony. Moody was also ordered to pay a DNA sample fee, a crime victim’s fee and restitution. He was originally indicted by an Essex County grand jury on two counts of fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and two counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, both felonies.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg