Cases heard before Judge Richard B. Meyer:
Burton Smith, 43, of Lake Placid pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony and second-degree reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor, on June 27. A State Police investigation revealed Smith had shot himself in the leg with a .22-caliber handgun and went to a local hospital for treatment. Due to a prior felony firearm conviction, it was illegal for Smith to possess a gun, leading to the new charges.
He was sentenced on Aug. 9 to a two-year determinate prison sentence with one and half years of post-release supervision. He was also given one year in jail to run concurrently with the prison sentence.
Smith was ordered to pay a $300 surcharge and a $25 crime victim’s fee. He must also provide a DNA sample and pay any incurred fees.
Melissa Lamour, 38, of Moriah pleaded guilty to two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, both felonies on April 26. Police said she was in possession of two stolen rifles. Lamour was sentenced on Aug. 9 to six months in Essex County Jail with five years felony probation for both charges; the time will run concurrently with one another.
Lamour was ordered to pay a $300 surcharge and a $25 crime victim’s fee. She must also provide a DNA sample and pay any incurred fees.
Theodore Mattison, 45, of Moriah pleaded guilty to fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, on May 31. He was indicted in November 2011 on two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and two counts criminal possession of a controlled substance, both felonies.
Mattison was found to be in possession and selling oxycodone. He was sentenced on Aug. 9 to a one and a half years in prison, with one year of post-release supervision.
Mattison was ordered to pay a $300 surcharge along with a $25 crime victim’s fee. He must also provide and pay for a DNA sample. His driving privileges were also suspended.