City attorney has license suspended

DAYTONA NILES/WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES Jefferson County Court Complex

WATERTOWN — A Watertown man will spend a year in jail after pleading guilty in Jefferson County Court to fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree menacing, both misdemeanors.

Sean L. Lawwill, 33, previously of 865 LeRay St., upper apartment, also appeared before Judge Kim H. Martusewicz on Wednesday in other cases.

He was sentenced to a year in the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building jail on the weapons and menacing charges. He admitted that on Dec. 16 he brandished a tire iron at Christian Hickey.

In another case, he was sentenced to time served on attempted fourth-degree grand larceny and attempted third-degree arson and probation violation.

In another case, he was accused of dumping gas and oil from a chain saw onto a pile of brush near a garage at 531 Mill St. He allegedly tried to light the brush pile on fire, and allegedly threw a tree stump through a garage window. He received five years probation.

In other cases before Judge Martusewicz on Wednesday:

Erin M. Sullivan, 32, Watertown, was sentenced to one to three years in state prison after pleading guilty to felony driving while ability impaired by drugs and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Ms. Sullivan admitted that on Oct. 2, she drove in the city after taking methamphetamine and methylenedioxy-methamphetamine, or Molly, earlier that day. Her license was revoked. She was fined $2,000 and ordered to pay a $525 surcharge.

Mia E. LaMarche, 37, was sentenced to five years probation after pleading guilty to felony driving while intoxicated, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and violating probation.

She was fined $2,000 and ordered to pay a $525 surcharge. Her license was suspended and the judge instructed to install an ignition interlock device restriction

In court action on Friday:

A city man pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Bishme S. Smith Sr., 38, of 1620 Huntington St., Apt. P-6, admitted he sold cocaine to another individual on Feb. 8.

The charge stems from a raid of his apartment by the Metro-Jefferson Drug Task Force, resulting in seizure of a 31-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver, about 8.3 grams of crack cocaine, a digital scale, supplies used to package drugs for sale and a small amount of cash. Mr. Smith faces up to five years of probation.

Adhmed Z. Depuy, 44, address unavailable, was sentenced to up to five years probation following his guilty plea of third-degree criminal mischief in May.

Mr. Depuy is also required to pay a $325 state surcharge and abide by a refrain-from order of protection in favor of the victim.

Jaidante D. Burton, 41, Watertown, was sentenced to one year in prison following his guilty plea of attempted unlawful surveillance in May.

A one-year stay-away order of protection will also be made in favor of the victim.

Christopher G. Watts, age and address unavailable, was sentenced to up to five years probation following his guilty plea to driving while ability impaired via alcohol and drugs in December.

Mr. Watts also plead guilty to second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle.

He is also required to pay a $1,000 fine, $520 state surcharge and his license is revoked. An interlock device will be mandatory if and when Mr. Watts owns a vehicle.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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