MASSENA - A Raymondville couple both ended up in handcuffs Tuesday when they were picked up on unrelated warrants.
Village police picked up Terri L. McGregor, 25, of 94 Grantville Road, Norfolk, on a bench warrant after she failed to appear in court as scheduled for sentencing on a petit larceny conviction. Village police said they were upgrading a third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle count to second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation Tuesday stemming from a May 9 traffic stop when they discovered there was an outstanding warrant for the Raymondville woman.
Did you think this was all going to disappear? Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson asked McGregor, noting she had been scheduled to return to court for sentencing on the petit larceny conviction on Jan. 15.
She was here in June and July and then she disappeared a little bit on us. The she came back in November and entered her plea to petit larceny and a pre-sentence investigation was ordered and sentencing was set for Jan. 15. Ms. McGregor was not here that day, he pointed out.
He fined McGregor $75 and a $205 surcharge and placed her under a one-year conditional discharge with a stipulation she perform 10 hours of community service within the next 60 days. She was also ordered to pay a $50 fee to submit her DNA to the state database.
She had been charged with shoplifting two cans of hairspray and a container of berries from Price Chopper on March 30, 2012. The merchandise was valued at
When Jonathan Hazelton, 30, also of 94 Grantville Road Norfolk, came to McGregors court appearance, he was picked up on an arrest warrant charging him with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Village police said Hazelton was found to be in possession of .4 grams of cocaine during a traffic stop on Feb. 7. He was arraigned by Mr. Gustafson and released to reappear June 11 in village court.