Press-Republican

March 11, 2013

Clinton County Court: March 9, 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:

Richard L. Gibson, 40, of Plattsburgh was found guilty after a jury trial and was convicted of fourth-degree grand larceny and second-degree falsifying business records and was sentenced to three years conditional release with $1,000 in restitution and 100 hours of community service. Gibson must provide a DNA sample and pay the $50 DNA fee, a $25 crime victims fee and $500 fine for falsifying business records. The charges stem from a November 2011 incident.

Lorrie L. Hynes, 39, of Malone pleaded guilty to aggravated driving while intoxicated and was sentenced to five years probation. Hynes must also pay a $2,000 fine, a Victims Impact Panel fee, DNA collection fee and other surcharges. She will be monitored using an Ignition Interlock Device and must undergo a substance-abuse evaluation.

Joseph M. Patnode, 30, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana and was sentenced to five years probation. Patnode was ordered to pay surcharges, provide a DNA sample and pay the associated fee. His license was suspended. The charges stem from a July 2012 incident.

Allen W. Shaffer, 24, of Mooers pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted strangulation and was sentenced to 90 days in jail and five years probation. Shaffer must provide a DNA sample and pay the associated fee as well as the Victims Impact Panel fee. Shaffer was ordered to refrain from breaking the order of protection and to pay fines and surcharges. The charges stem from an August 2012 incident.

Gerald Mace III, 36, of Peru pleaded guilty to two charges of fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance regarding two separate cases and was sentenced to six years determinate and two years post-release supervision as a second felony offender concurrent on each case. Mace was ordered to provide a DNA sample and pay the associated charge, a $2,000 fine, a $375 mandatory surcharge and $196 in restitution. Mace’s right to an appeal was waived, and his license was suspended.

Kim E. Martin, 57, of Moira pleaded guilty to making a terroristic threat and was sentenced to five years probation with mental-health treatment. Martin was ordered to pay $375 in surcharges and provide a DNA sample and pay the DNA fee. The charges stem from a December 2011 incident.

Rodney Miner, 56, of Plattsburgh pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and was sentenced to five years probation. Miner must provide a DNA sample and pay the associated fee and pay other surcharges.

Sentencings handed down by Clinton County Judge Kevin Ryan:

Kevin Anderson, 30 of Brooklyn pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced as a second felony offender to five and a half years determinate and three years post-release supervision. Anderson was ordered to pay $375 in fines, and his license was suspended. The charges stem from a March 2012 incident.

Jamarr Brown, 28, of Great Meadow Correctional Facility, Comstock pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted promoting prison contraband and was sentenced to one and a half to three years in state prison as a second felony offender. The sentence will be served consecutive to his current sentence. Brown must also pay a $375 surcharge. The charges stem from an August 2012 incident.