Lewis County Court Activity Report for June 04, 2021


Published: June 06, 2021 at 11:45 a.m.

By: Nick Altmire


Lowville, NY- The following plea and sentencing activity took place on Friday morning in Lewis County Court, with the Honorable Daniel R. King presiding:


James D. Barker, 60, of the town of Denmark, was sentenced to serve a 5-year term of probation supervision on a charge of third-degree Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine, a class D felony, to which he pleaded guilty to on March 19. He was additionally ordered to pay $90 in restitution and $50 in court fees and will have his driverís license suspended for six months. The charge was the result of a search warrant executed on October 23, 2020, by the Lewis County Drug Task Force at Mr. Barkerís residence in the town of Denmark.


Jessica N. Dean, 25, of Lowville, pleaded guilty to one count of fifth-degree Welfare Fraud, a class A misdemeanor, admitting to receiving $4,998 in SNAP benefits to which she was not entitled between September 2018 and March 2019, after failing to provide accurate income information to the Lewis County Department of Social Services. Restitution has been paid in full and Ms. Dean was sentenced to a 1-year conditional discharge and ordered to pay $50 in court fees.


Stacey R. Dixon, 34, of Port Leyden, pleaded guilty to one count each of first-degree Criminal Impersonation of a Police Officer, a class E felony, and second-degree Criminal Contempt, a class A misdemeanor. The charges stem from separate incidents on February 10th and February 11th.Sentencing was adjourned to August 13, when Ms. Dixon is expected to be placed on probation supervision for 3 years.


Alexis A. Fuller, 30, of Watertown, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree Burglary, a class D felony, admitting to entering the Walmart in the town of Lowville on September 5, 2019, with the intent to commit a crime. Ms. Fuller was previously banned from entering any Walmart location. Sentencing was adjourned to August 13th, when Ms. Fuller is expected to be sent to the Lewis County Jail for six months, followed by 5 years of probation supervision.


Jack G. Iams, 27, of Watertown, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree Burglary, a class D felony, admitting to illegally entering and removing items from a residence in the town of Denmark on November 3, 2020.Sentencing was adjourned to August 27th, along with sentencing on a charge of third-degree Grand Larceny, a class D felony, to which Mr. Iams pleaded guilty to on May 7th in Lewis County Court.


The next session of Lewis County Court is scheduled for Thursday, June 17, 2021, due to the Juneteenth holiday falling on Friday, June 17.


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