A Black River man was sentenced Monday in Jefferson County Court to 10 years in state prison for having sexual contact with a female minor.
Gary W. Woodside, 65, of 155 LeRay St., also will have to undergo an additional 10 years of supervision upon his release from prison. He pleaded guilty Aug. 1 to first-degree criminal sex act. He was charged with having sexual contact with a 10-year-old girl Feb. 26 in Black River.
In other court activity:
Shawndel M. Anderson, 25, Watertown, was sentenced to a year in prison, followed by two years of post-release supervision, for third-degree attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance as a result of separate incidents. He pleaded guilty Aug. 22, admitting that he tried to sell cocaine April 13 in Watertown and tried to possess the drug with the intent to sell it June 15.
Anna I. Rodriguez, 53, Watertown, was sentenced to five years probation after pleading guilty Aug. 13 to second-degree attempted assault. She was charged in May with intentionally burning a 16-year-old females arm with a hot iron and with punching the girl several times.
Lisa J. Lacey, 34, of 25383 Virginia Smith Drive, Calcium, was sentenced to five days in the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building and five years probation for felony driving while intoxicated. She was charged with driving while intoxicated on May 9 on Route 11 in the town of LeRay; she pleaded guilty Aug. 14. The charge was a felony because she was convicted of DWI in August 2009 in Watertown City Court. She also was fined $2,500, had her drivers license revoked and was ordered to install an ignition interlock device for a period of six months on any vehicle she owns or operates.
Fabian Rivera, 26, Watertown, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth-degree conspiracy. The pleas cancel a trial that was scheduled to begin Oct. 22 in the matter. He admitted that on Sept. 23, 2011, he possessed heroin with the intent to sell the drug in Watertown and that he discussed the potential sale of the drug with others in September 2011. He is expected to be sentenced Nov. 5 to two years in prison.
Zachary L. Piche, 21, of 34385 Pulpit Rock Road, Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted burglary, fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and third-degree unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle.
He admitted that he possessed a shotgun when he tried to break into Nice N Easy, 12345 Route 12E, Chaumont, on Jan. 3 and that the gun had been stolen from Henricus Wagenaar, town of Lyme. He also admitted that he fled police in his vehicle, driving recklessly and at speeds in excess of 25 mph above the posted speed limit, as police tried to pull his vehicle over while displaying emergency lights and sirens.
Police said at the time of the incident that Mr. Piche had shot at and damaged the stores door and windows and that money and cigarettes were stolen. They also alleged that his vehicle reached speeds of up to 100 mph on Route 12F in the town of Watertown and about 120 mph on Interstate 81 in Watertown. Upon reaching West Church Street in the village of Adams, it was claimed, he caused risk of serious injury to sheriffs Sgt. Todd L. OBrien by intentionally crashing his vehicle into the sergeants patrol car.
Mr. Piche is expected to be sentenced Nov. 26 to an unspecified amount of time served at the PSB and five years probation. He also is expected to be ordered to perform 200 hours of community service and pay restitution to his victims.