Press-Republican

April 9, 2013

Clinton County Court: April 6, 2013

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Press-Republican

---- — PLATTSBURGH — A number of people who had been charged with felonies were sentenced recently in Clinton County Court.

Sentencings handed down by Clinton County Judge Patrick McGill:

Danielle L. Beshaw, 26, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal sale of marijuana, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Beshaw was sentenced to 90 days jail on each charge and five years of probation. Her license was suspended, and she was ordered to pay mandatory fees, provide a DNA sample and pay the DNA fee.

Ann L. Drollette, 49, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to felony aggravated driving while intoxicated and was sentenced to five years of probation. Drollette was ordered to pay $2,000 in fines and surcharges and must perform 100 hours of community service.

Ernest J. Elliot, 49, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted burglary, a felony; second-degree unlawful imprisonment, a misdemeanor, and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, a misdemeanor. Elliot was sentenced to six months jail and five years of probation. He was ordered to pay a mandatory surcharge, provide a DNA sample and pay the DNA fee. A stay-away order of protection was issued.

Thomas Ozzborn, 24, of Upstate Correctional Facility in Malone pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree attempted promoting prison contraband, a felony, and was sentenced to one and a half to three years in state prison as a second felony offender, stemming from a March 2012 incident. Ozzborn was ordered to pay a $375 surcharge, provide a DNA sample and pay the DNA fee.

Edward Salmon, 30, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to third-degree grand larceny and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, both felonies. Salmon was sentenced to five years of probation. He must also pay $6,350 in restitution, provide a DNA sample and pay the DNA fee and pay a $375 surcharge.

Sentencings handed down by Clinton County Judge Kevin Ryan:

Corey Burdo, 21, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree reckless endangerment, a felony, and was sentenced to one to three years on all three charges concurrent with shock directive. Burdo was ordered to pay $1,779.52 in restitution, provide a DNA sample and pay the DNA fee and a $75 crime victim’s fee. Orders of protection were issued.

Thomas A. Coulon, 49, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to felony driving while intoxicated and was sentenced to five years probation and 30 days of home monitoring, stemming from a July 2012 incident. Coulon was ordered to pay $570 in mandatory surcharges and fines, provide a DNA sample and pay the DNA fee. His license was suspended, and his right to an appeal was waived. Coulon must use an ignition interlock device on his vehicles.

Francis Ero, 42, of Morrisonville pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted burglary, a felony; petit larceny, a misdemeanor; and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument, a misdemeanor. Ero a was sentenced to one-and-a-half to three years in state prison as a second felony offender and two one-year jail sentences, all of which will be served concurrently. Ero was ordered to pay restitution and a $375 surcharge and provide a DNA sample and pay the DNA fee.

Wayne M. Goddeau Jr., 28, of Schuyler Falls pleaded guilty to two charges of fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, and was sentenced to one and one-third to four years in state prison for each charge, to be served concurrently. Goddeau has to provide a DNA sample and pay a crime victim’s fee.

Allan O’Brien, 25, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, both felonies. O’Brien was sentenced to five years determinate and two years post-release supervision for the criminal sale and four years determinate and two years post-release supervision for the criminal possession as a second felony offender.

Justin G. Peete, 22, of Champlain pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, stemming from a June 2009 incident. Peete was sentenced to five years of probation. He must also pay restitution and a mandatory surcharge. An eight-year order of protection for the victims was put in place.

Daniel Peters, 35, of Altona pleaded guilty to second-degree menacing and was sentenced to nine months in jail. Peters must pay a surcharge, provide a DNA sample and pay the DNA fee. An order of protection was issued.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg