Lewis County Court Activity Report for July 16, 2021

 

Published: July 17, 2021 at 01:30 p.m.

By: Nick Altmire

 

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

 

William C. Deamer, 47, of Harrisville, was sentenced to time served (178 days) in Lewis County Jail on a charge of second-degree Criminal Contempt, a class A misdemeanor to which he pleaded guilty to on May 25. He was additionally ordered to pay $250 in court fees.

 

Heather L. Race, 41, was placed on interim conditions of probation for 1 year on a charge of third-degree Attempted Grand Larceny, a class E felony, to which she pleaded guilty to on May 07. If the interim probation term is successfully completed, the plea to the felony count would be vacated and Ms. Race would receive an additional 2 years of probation or a potential conditional discharge. If the interim probation term is unsuccessful, the felony count would remain and Ms. Race would receive an additional 4 years of probation. Restitution in the amount of $6,934.76 must be paid in full during the interim probation period in order to be deemed successful. During the plea on May 07, Ms. Race admitted to calling in a fraudulent anonymous abuse report to her place of employment in 2017, against herself, in order to be placed on paid administrative leave while the unfounded complaint was investigated, resulting in $6,934.76 in payments she was not entitled to. Final sentencing in the case is scheduled for July 15, 2022.

 

Daniel S. Rounds, 37, of Lyons Falls, was sentenced to serve 1 year in Lewis County Jail on a Sex Offender Registry Violation, a class E felony, to which he pleaded guilty to on May 25 when admitting to failing to register a smart phone he was in possession of, as required by law. He was additionally ordered to pay $375 in court fees.

 

The next session of Lewis County Court is scheduled for Friday, August 13.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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