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Former Alex Bay man sentenced to 10 years’ probation for having child porn


A former Alexandria Bay man was sentenced Monday in Jefferson County Court to 10 years’ probation for possessing child pornography.

Anthony G. Porcaro, 24, Grove, Okla., also was sentenced to an unspecified amount of time served at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building and was ordered to register with the state as a Level 1 sex offender for Sept. 26 guilty pleas to possession of an obscene sexual performance by a child and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

He admitted that on July 24, 2012, in the town of Watertown, he possessed videos depicting children under the age of 16 engaged in sexual activity and that he also possessed an unregistered semiautomatic pistol.

In other court activity:

Cameron S. Paris, 23, Watertown, was sentenced to time served at the PSB and five years’ probation for Sept. 26 guilty pleas to two counts of third-degree burglary. He admitted that he entered a Watertown residence Sept. 1, 2012, with the intent to steal something and that he entered a different house in the city Sept. 29, again with the intent to steal something. He was also ordered to pay $850 in total restitution.

Daniel W. Peterson, 32, Clayton, was sentenced to three years’ probation and fined $500 for a Sept. 26 guilty plea to driving while ability impaired by drugs. He admitted he drove under the influence of an unspecified drug Jan. 29 on Black River Parkway. He also had his driver’s license revoked and was ordered to install an ignition interlock device on any vehicle he owns or operates.

David R. O’Connor, 52, Carthage, was sentenced to a one-year conditional discharge and ordered to complete the Bridge program for Sept. 23 guilty pleas to aggravated driving while intoxicated as a misdemeanor, reckless driving and speeding. He admitted that he recklessly drove an all-terrain vehicle while intoxicated July 27 on Ridge Road in the town of Wilna. He also was fined a total of $2,300, had his driver’s license revoked and is subject to the interlock provision.

Brian G. Kimmett II, 22, Watertown, admitted violating probation and was resentenced to a year in the PSB, with credit for time served. He was serving six years’ probation imposed in March for a sexual misconduct conviction. He admitted violating probation by continuing to use controlled substances without a prescription while under supervision and by being charged Aug. 3 with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, codeine. He also admitted that he left the county without his probation officer’s permission on at least one occasion.

James A. Gibson Jr., 35, address not available, was arraigned as a fugitive from justice wanted in Pennsylvania on a misdemeanor DWI charge there. He waived his extradition rights and agreed to be returned to Pennsylvania to face matters there.

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