LOWVILLE An inmate at Adirondack Correctional Facility, Ray Brook, admitted Tuesday in Lewis County Court to possessing a stolen gun in 2010.
Steven R. Spencer, 26, formerly of Lowville, was arraigned on a charge of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and pleaded guilty to the charge. Sentencing was set for Dec. 7. Mr. Spencer was accused of possessing a 20-gauge shotgun belonging to Raymond Ramos on March 22, 2010, in the village of Lowville.
Mr. Spencer since March 2011 has been serving a one- to three-year sentence from Washington County for first-degree criminal contempt, according to the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision website.
Also in Lewis County Court on Tuesday:
Cody J. Wood, 23, of 3655 River Road, Port Leyden, was arraigned on a charge of fifth-degree attempted criminal possession of stolen property and pleaded guilty to the charge. Sentencing was set for Oct. 9. Mr. Wood was accused of attempting to possess a credit or debit card belonging to Shawn P. Corbett on Aug. 24 in the town of Leyden.
Joseph L. Morczek, 55, of 1286 Route 26, Boonville, had his case of felony driving while intoxicated, consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle and unlawful possession of marijuana adjourned to Oct. 9. He was stopped June 2 on Croniezer Road in the town of West Turin.
Kurt J. Hazzard, 41, of 6835 Mechanic St., had his case of three counts of first-degree rape, two counts of third-degree rape, four counts of endangering the welfare of a child and single counts of second-degree rape and first- and third-degree criminal sex act adjourned to Nov. 20, with a possible trial date set for Nov. 26. He was accused of having sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 17 by forcible compulsion on occasions in August, November and December, all in the town of Croghan. He also was accused of having sexual contact with another underage girl on one occasion.
Ryan M. DeCurtis, 26, Coventry, R.I., had his case of two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance adjourned to Oct. 9. Mr. DeCurtis was accused of selling cocaine in August at the moe.down music festival in Turin.
Philip J. Wren, 22, Shinhopple, had his case of third- and fifth-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance adjourned to Oct. 9. He was accused of selling cocaine and hallucinogenic mushrooms at moe.down.
Daniel P. Nentwick, 22, Fayetteville, had his case of two counts apiece of fifth-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance adjourned to Oct. 9. He was accused of selling hallucinogenic mushrooms at moe.down.
Tuesdays calendar was handled by acting Lewis County Judge Donald E. Todd, who is slated to oversee County Court here through the end of the year.