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May 6, 2014

Drug sentences handed down

PLATTSBURGH — Six people convicted of drug crimes were among several felony offenders sentenced recently in Clinton County Court.

All charges are felonies, unless otherwise noted.

DRUG CASES

Judge Patrick McGill handed down sentences in these drug cases: 

Ryan M. Phaneuf, 19, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted manufacture of methamphetamine and was sentenced to one year in jail.

He must pay surcharges and submit a DNA sample. His license was suspended.

Phaneuf also pleaded guilty to fourth-degree grand larceny and was sentenced on that charge to one to three years in prison as well as the payment of restitution and surcharges.

For an additional guilty plea on a charge of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, Phaneuf was sentenced to three years in prison with two years of post-release supervision with shock incarceration and the payment of restitution. The jail and prison time are to run concurrently.

Alisa Markel, 28, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and was sentenced to three years in prison determinate, with one year post-release supervision with shock incarceration.

Markel was ordered to pay a $375 surcharge, $135 in restitution and provide a DNA sample. Her license was suspended, and her right to an appeal was waived.

Joshua R. Mashtare, 31, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to fifth-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to one year in jail.

Mashtare is required to pay a $375 surcharge and provide a DNA sample. His license was suspended and his right to an appeal was waived.

Judge Kevin Ryan handed down sentences in these drug cases: 

Brittany Chamberland, 20, of Ausable pleaded guilty to fifth-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to one year in jail.

Chamberland was ordered to pay a $375 surcharge, and her license was suspended.

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