|Lowville Man Admits to Illegally Possessing Weapon
April 13, 2019 07:50 a.m. By: Nick Altmire
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with the Honorable John H. Crandall, acting Lewis County court judge presiding.
Michael C. Tabolt, 43, was arraigned and entered guilty pleas to charges of
second-degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon, a class C felony, and third-
degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon, a class D felony.
Mr. Tabolt admitted to possessing an AR15 semi-automatic rifle and a firearm
silencer on November 17, 2018 in the Town of Martinsburg. He had a prior
Assault conviction from 1999, preventing him from legally possessing firearms.
Sentencing in the case was adjourned to June 7, when Mr. Tabolt is expected to
be sent to State prison for 5 1/2 years, followed by 5 years of post-release parole.