the north face uk sale Auburn man admits possessing 600 bags of heroin in Weedsport
Judge Mark Fandrich also lowered Benjamin’s bail to $3,000 cash or a $6,000 bond a deal that will allow him to meet his soon to be born child before he is incarcerated.
But if he gets into further trouble or fails to attend his sentencing, Benjamin who has four felony convictions on his record could face a much longer sentence.
Benjamin also acknowledged possessing 600 glassine bags of heroin in Weedsport on Sept. 20. The defendant acknowledged he intended to sell the large supply of the illicit narcotic, valued at about $12,000.
The defendant pleaded guilty to third degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth degree conspiracy, all felonies.
Benjamin is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 13, 2015.
A 25 year old Camillus man is headed to prison for selling heroin and having both heroin and cocaine when a 1 year old child was present.
Shakair Jones, of 40 Arlington Square, was sentenced to three years in prison and two years of post release supervision for third degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, both felonies, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.
Assistant District Attorney Carl Rosenkranz said Jones’ drug dealing was “fueled” by Cayuga County’s heroin problem.
“We have an epidemic here,
and Mr. Jones was a major player,” he said.
Eric Smith, Jones’ defense attorney, said his client broke the law despite his good upbringing and would benefit from treatment.
Along with sentencing Jones to prison, Judge Fandrich ordered the defendant to pay $85 restitution to the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force.
Gus Glenn III admits driving while intoxicated on the Thruway in May 2013 without a license was not a good choice.
“I made the wrong decision and got behind the wheel anyway,” he said.
And for driving with blood alcohol content of .18 percent more than twice the legal limit in Brutus on the highway with a license suspended after a 2009 aggravated DWI, the 38 year old Rochester man faces prison.
In exchange for a promised sentence of one to three years in prison and five years of post release supervision, Glenn, of 134 Berlin St., pleaded guilty to DWI and first degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
For his eighth criminal contempt conviction, Michael Wilson will spend up to the next three years in prison.
The 47 year old Auburn man was sentenced to serve 1 1/2 to three years in prison for violating a restraining order on July 23 by sitting in a car in Sempronius with a woman who has a full stay away order of protection against him.
Wilson, of 133 North St., Apt. 2, was sentenced about two months after his victim unsuccessfully asked the court to modify the restraining order and allow the couple to “be together.”