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Police, Fire, Courts

April 17, 2013

Sentences handed down in Franklin County Court

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He pleaded guilty to Superior Court Information rather than a formal grand-jury indictment on the felony count.

Keeton T. Seaquist, 27, of Hill Street, Tupper Lake was sentenced to five years in state prison for fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, stemming from an incident July 31, 2012.

He was indicted by a grand jury for fourth- and fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Seaquist will also serve two years of post-release supervision, pay a $40 fine and have his driver’s license suspended.

Melissa Cook, 46, of Route 11B, Bangor pleaded guilty to Superior Court Information rather than a formal grand-jury indictment to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, stemming from an incident Dec. 19, 2012.

She was taken to County Jail without bail to await sentencing May 20.

George LaFountain III, 34, of Park Street, Tupper Lake was sentenced to five years of probation, with the first six months in County Jail, for fifth-degree attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance, stemming from an incident June 7, 2012.

He was ordered to pay $15 in restitution, his driver’s license was suspended, and he must pay a $1,000 fine.

A 19-year-old Bangor male, who was granted youthful-offender status, was sentenced to five years of probation, with the first six months in County Jail, for fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, stemming from an incident Dec. 19, 2011.

He pleaded guilty to Superior Court Information rather than a grand-jury indictment. The teen was also ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.

Margarita Bonet, 22, of Duprey Street, Saranac Lake pleaded guilty to Superior Court Information rather than a grand-jury indictment for third-degree attempted burglary, stemming from an incident Nov. 25, 2012.

She was originally charged with third-degree burglary, fourth-degree grand larceny and fifth-degree conspiracy.

She was taken to County Jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 insurance bond to await sentencing June 3.

— Compiled by Staff Writer Denise A. Raymo

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