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Lewis County Court Report: January 10, 2020

January 10, 2020   09:00 p.m.   By: Nick Altmire
    Lowville, NY- The following plea and sentencing activity took place this morning
    in Lewis County Court, with the Honorable Daniel R. King presiding:

    Derek A. Dolan, 25, of Port Leyden, was sentenced to 6 months in Lewis
    County Jail followed by 10 years of probation on a charge of Possessing Sexual
    Performance by a Child, a class E felony. He pleaded guilty to the crime on
    December 20,  admitting to being in possession of a pornographic video featuring
    a child on April 8 at his town of Lyonsdale home. He was additionally ordered to
    pay $1,425 in court fees and fines. Mr. Dolan will return to court on January 24
    when a determination will made on the level of his sex offender classification.

    Jacob Farney, 28, of Lowville, was sentenced as a second felony offender to
    serve 8 years in State prison followed by 3 years of post release parole on a
    charge third-degree Criminal Sale of a Conrolled Substance, a class B felony. He
    pleaded guilty to the charge on December 6, admitting to selling heroin and
    fentanyl to a confidential informant on January 18 in the town of Watson. Judge
    King mandated Mr. Farney to the State prison system's 90-day Willard Drug
    Rehabilitation program, which allows inmates who successfully complete the
    program to serve the remainder of their prison sentence under parole
    supervision. Mr. Farney was additionally ordered to pay $110 in restitution and
    $375 in court fees and will have his driver's license suspended for 6 months.

    Garrett L. Munden, 23, of Copenhagen, was sentenced to serve 6 months in
    Lewis County Jail followed by 10 years of probation on a charge of third-degree
    Rape, a class E felony. He pleaded guilty to the charge in December, admitting
    to having sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 17 in October. Mr.
    Munden was additionally ordered to pay $1,425 in court fees and fines. He will
    return to court on February 14 when his level of classification will be determined
    for registration as a sex offender. Both the victim, now 17, and her mother
    appeared in court to request that no order of protection be issued on the victim's
    behalf.

    Justin C. O'Brien, 36, of Rome, pleaded guilty to one count of fifth-degree
    Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, a class D felony, admitting to selling
    psilocybin in the town of Turin on July 5 at the moe.down music festival.
    Sentencing was adjourned to April 3, when Mr. O'Brien is expected to be sent to
    State prison for 2 1/2 years as a second felony offender.

    Alysa Ortlieb, 36, of Lowville, pleaded guilty to one count each  of fifth-degree
    Welfare Fraud and Petit Larcency, both class A misdemeanors. Restitution in the
    amount of $2,0017.19 was paid. Sentencing was adjourned to January 24, when
    Ms. Ortlieb is expected to receive terms for a conditional discharge.

    Kellie A. Waugh, 33, of Carthage, was sentenced to serve 2 to 6 years in State
    prison on a charge of felony DWI. She pleaded guilty to the charge on December
    6, admitting to driving while intoxicated on October 13 in the town of Denmark.
    Ms. Waugh has two previous DWI convictions, one in 2010 and the other in
    2018. She was ordered to pay $1,570 in fines and court fees and will have her
    driver's license revoked for a year.

    Natalie K. Weaver, 27, of Adams, was sentenced to serve 6 months in Lewis
    County Jail followed by 5 years of probation on a charge of fifth-degree Criminal
    Sale of a Controlled Substance, a class D felony. She pleaded guilty to the
    charge on November 19, admitting to selling LSD during the moe.down music
    festival on July 5 in the town of Turin. Ms. Weaver was ordered to pay $50 in
    court fees and previously paid $110 in restitution in addition to forfeiting $196 in
    seized cash and buy money.