Press-Republican

September 3, 2013

Franklin County Sentencings: Sept. 3, 2013


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---- — MALONE — The following cases were recently heard before Franklin County Court Judge Robert G. Main Jr.:

Zachary A. Cook, 24, of Clay Street, Malone pleaded guilty to third-degree robbery, stemming from an incident July 1.

He was indicted by a grand jury for second-degree robbery, third-degree assault, second-degree strangulation and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Cook was taken to County Jail without bail to await sentencing on Nov. 4.

Rockne Cox, 29, of Tuper Road, Brushton pleaded not guilty to a grand-jury indictment charging him with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, driving while ability impaired by drugs and petit larceny, stemming from an incident March 16.

He was taken to County Jail where he is being held on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 insurance bond to await his next court date on Sept. 3.

Marcel Cox II, 28, of Washington Street, Brushton pleaded guilty to two counts of fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, stemming from incidents Aug. 23 and 24, 2012.

He was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Sentencing is set for Nov. 4.

Robert Mulverhill Jr., 26, of Milwaukee Street, Malone pleaded guilty to second-degree strangulation, stemming from an incident July 1.

He was indicted by a grand jury for second-degree robbery, third-degree assault, second-degree strangulation and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Mulverhill was taken to County Jail where he is being held without bail until sentencing Nov. 4.

Robert Dresser, 45, of Spaulding Avenue, Malone pleaded guilty to two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, stemming from incidents on May 10 and May 14, 2012.

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

Sentencing is set for Nov. 4.

Bernard McCormick, 29, of Franklin Avenue, Saranac Lake pleaded guilty to third-degree assault as a hate crime, stemming from an incident Oct. 27, 2012.

Sentencing is set for Nov. 4.

Michael Betters, 29, of Church Street, Port Henry pleaded guilty to fourth-degree grand larceny, stemming from an incident March 28, 2012.

He was indicted by a grand jury for second-degree forgery and fourth-degree grand larceny.

Betters is to be sentenced Nov. 18.