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Former Watertown manager of Domino’s Pizza ordered to repay stolen $30,600

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A former Domino’s Pizza manager was ordered Tuesday in Jefferson County Court to repay $30,600 she stole from the business.

Kathy E. Putnam, 47, of 691 Mill St., also was sentenced to five years’ probation for a guilty plea to fourth-degree grand larceny. She admitted that she stole the money while working at the store at Seaway Plaza, Route 11.

In other court activity Tuesday:

Tina A. Millett, 41, of 39742 Cox Road, Alexandria Bay, was sentenced to five years’ probation and ordered to pay $13,659 in restitution for an Aug. 16 guilty plea to third-degree criminal mischief. She was charged with damaging 10 vehicles by intentionally scratching them Aug. 17, 2011, in the parking lot of Riveredge Resort, Alexandria Bay.

Harry O. Gonzales, 22, of 715 State St., Apt. 3, was sentenced to an unspecified amount of time served at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building for Aug. 16 guilty pleas to two counts of third-degree attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance. In March, he was accused of selling cocaine the previous August and mid-September.

Jessica L. Clark, 22, Antwerp, was sentenced to five years’ probation for an Aug. 28 guilty plea to second-degree attempted assault. She admitted that on March 18, she tried to injure a child under the age of seven by grabbing and shaking the child in the town of LeRay.

Mitchell J. Helberg, 51, Adams, was sentenced to five years’ probation for a guilty plea in August to second-degree assault. He was accused of striking Bryant T. Matticks, Antwerp, several times with a shovel, fracturing his right patella, on April 7.

Dakota J. Weaver, 18, of 35 S. Main St., Apt. 134, Adams, pleaded guilty to three counts of course of sexual conduct against a child. He admitted that he molested three children under the ages of 10 between March 31, 2009, and March 31, 2011, in Watertown. He is expected to be sentenced Jan. 29 to an unspecified amount of time in state prison.

Anthony S. Bidwell, 18, of 3369 French Settlement Road, town of Lorraine, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal mischief and admitted violating probation. He admitted that he damaged a vehicle belonging to Tina M. LaGrow, Watertown, in August. He admitted violating probation by being charged with the crime. Information about why he was serving probation was not available from the court. He is expected to be sentenced Nov. 20 to a year in the PSB and be ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Timothy B. Birmingham, 60, of 14567 Route 193, Mannsville, pleaded guilty to felony driving while intoxicated. He admitted driving while intoxicated Sept. 2 on Route 11 in the town of Ellisburg. He is expected to be sentenced Dec. 11 to a conditional discharge and be ordered to complete the Bridge program.

Franklin Hilton III, 32, of 147 Maple St., Black River, pleaded guilty to DWI as a misdemeanor. He was accused of DWI in September on Bridge Street in West Carthage. Sentencing was set for Dec. 18.

Derek C. Gamble, 29, Black River, pleaded guilty to petit larceny. He, along with his wife, Michelle M. Vebber, was charged in February with stealing and cashing $5,000 worth of traveler’s checks from his mother, Sheila Vance, Ellisburg. Ms. Vebber pleaded guilty Oct. 12 to petit larceny and is expected to be sentenced Dec. 11 to three years’ probation. Mr. Gamble is due to be sentenced the same day. Both are expected to be ordered to pay restitution.

Tiffany M. Jesmer, 23, of 599 VanBuren Road, Gouverneur, pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child. Sentencing was set for Dec. 19. She was charged in Nov. 2011 with having inappropriate contact with a 14-year-old girl in Antwerp.

In court Monday:

Michelle M. Hrizo, 26, of 318 S. Hamilton St., was sentenced to an unspecified amount of time served at the PSB and five years’ probation. She pleaded guilty Aug. 22 to second-degree attempted assault, admitting that on Feb. 17, she tried to injure Travis I. Shampine, Carthage, by swinging a box cutter at him while threatening him.

In other court activity:

James R. Sulem Jr., 45, of 232 W. Main St., Apt. 41B, was sentenced to time served and five years’ probation after pleading guilty Aug. 22 to third-degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon. He admitted that on July 5 in Watertown, he possessed a knife with the intent to use it against Lee E. Smith, a neighbor in his building.

Jeffrey D. Zehr, 31, of 17529 Michaels Road, Adams Center, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment. Sentencing was set for Dec. 19. He was charged May 20 with violating an order of protection held by his wife, Amber Zehr, by threatening to have his dog attack her.

Rebecca J. Minnick, 35, of 126 Winslow St., pleaded guilty to third-degree forgery. Sentencing was scheduled for Nov. 30. She was charged in February with altering a prescription that was presented to the pharmacy at Kmart, 21110 Pioneer Plaza Drive.

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