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Watertown man receives two years in state prison for rape

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A Watertown man was sentenced to two years in state prison Friday after previously admitting to having sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl.

The sentence for Cody L. Davis, 19, Watertown, came in Jefferson County Court after he pleaded guilty to second-degree rape in May.

He also received five years of post-release supervision and a stay-away order of protection from the victim for four years. He will also be ordered to register with the state as a sex offender.

He also received a one-year concurrent sentence for his role in an attempted robbery in November.

In other court activity Friday:

James Lewis, 40, Watertown, received a five-year sentence for third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after admitting to possessing cocaine Nov. 15.

He was ordered to serve his sentence in the state prison system’s Willard Drug Treatment Program. If an inmate completes the 90-day program, he serves the remainder of his sentence under parole supervision.

Levan Goodman Jr., 34, whose last known address was 232 Dodge Ave., Sackets Harbor, received a six-year prison sentence for third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, along with three years of post-release supervision. He was ordered to serve the sentence in the Willard program.

Richard J. Massia, 30, received a one-year sentence after he pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespassing in April. He admitted he entered the Watertown residence of Mary Parry without permission in May or June 2011.

The sentence will run concurrently with a sentence he received in Essex County for an unspecified offense.

Samuel N. Royston, 25, Watertown, was sentenced to a year of prison and five years’ probation for two counts of third-degree attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance. He was also ordered to forfeit $642. He was charged with selling heroin twice in November.

Gregg Malone, 25, formerly of Manhattan, pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to five years in state prison, along with three years of post-release supervision. He will serve his sentence in the Willard program.

Michael J. Tweedy, 22, of 35288 Snell Road, Theresa, was sentenced to time served on a charge of third-degree assault following an altercation during a robbery that led to city police Officer Wayne W. McConnell suffering a torn abdominal muscle.

Joseph S. Barney, 33, Watertown, was sentenced to time served on a charge of fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and was ordered to pay $1,637.82 in restitution. He was accused of possessing a Dodge truck that had been stolen by Rusty Smith on Oct. 1 and holding several stolen vehicle parts and license plates.

Joseph B. Nelson, 24, last listed at 32649 County Route 194, upper apartment, Theresa, pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance. Police first accused him of selling cocaine in mid-February. Sentencing was set for Aug. 26.

Kevin R. Farmer, 56, of 325 State St., Carthage, was sentenced to time served and five years’ probation on a charge of third-degree attempted unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine. He previously admitted to possessing equipment and substances used to make methamphetamine in December.

Dustin N. Beach, 30, of 660 Huntington St., Apt. 1, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal trespassing and was sentenced to 89 days in the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building.

Andrea M. Massa, 25978 County Route 3, Plessis, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and was given a one-year conditional discharge. She was also ordered to pay $500.92 in restitution, which she had already paid.

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