A Watertown man faces up to seven years in state prison after admitting Friday in Jefferson County Court that he burglarized a Mullin Street home.
Timothy W. Youngs Jr., 22, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary. He admitted that on Aug. 30, along with another person, he entered the property owned by Kevin A. Kieff at 131 Mullin St. with the intent of stealing something. Police said at the time that unspecified property valued at $8,500 was stolen.
Mr. Young is expected to be sentenced Jan. 7 to 3½ to 7 years in prison. He will be sentenced as a second felony offender, having been convicted of fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance in County Court in 2009.
In other court activity:
Eric K. Goodfriend, 25, Gouverneur, pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sex act. He admitted that he engaged in sexual conduct with an 11-year-old girl in the town of LeRay in July 2007. He is expected to be sentenced Feb. 11 to five years in prison, followed by an additional seven years of supervision upon his release. He also will be ordered to register with the state as a sex offender.
Thomas J. Mays, 24, Brooklyn, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He had admitted that he possessed heroin packaged for sale May 18 at a Washington Street apartment. He is expected to be sentenced Jan. 22 to four years in prison, followed by two years post-release supervision. Judge Kim H. Martusewicz will mandate that he serve his sentence in the prison systems Willard Drug Treatment program. If an inmate completes the 90-day program, he serves the remainder of his sentence under parole supervision.
Eugene L. Lively, 28, Watertown, pleaded guilty to two counts of fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. He admitted that he sold cocaine twice within the county on Jan. 3. He is expected to be sentenced Feb. 11 to a total of 16 months in the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building. He will be sentenced to a year on the first possession count and a consecutive four months on the second.
Johnny Montalvo, 43, Watertown, pleaded guilty to third-degree assault. He admitted that he injured Crystal L. Seymour on April 29 in Watertown. It was alleged in a grand jury indictment handed up in July that she suffered broken ribs and a blood clot in her lung after he pushed her to the ground and stomped on her chest. He is expected to be sentenced Jan. 7 to a year in the PSB.
Lloyd J. Timmons III, 21, Fort Drum, pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted burglary. He admitted that on June 8 he entered his former landlords residence on County Route 194 in the town of Antwerp and stole items. Police said at the time that a safe, cash, fishing poles, knives, helmets and various electronic devices were stolen. He is expected to be sentenced Feb. 8 to an unspecified amount of time served at the PSB and five years probation. He also will be ordered to pay $4,905 in restitution.
Mr. Timmons shared proceeds of the theft with Andrew E. Lehmann, 22, Austin D. Fox, 21, and William S. Hatfield, 22, all of Fort Drum. Each pleaded guilty earlier to fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and was sentenced to a one-year conditional discharge, with orders to perform 100 hours of community service.
Brian J. Arnold, 42, Watertown, pleaded guilty to second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He admitted that on Aug. 29 he threatened Nicole R. Villalobos, Evans Mills, with a stick on Factory Street. He has a prior conviction of second-degree menacing, making the possession and use of the stick illegal. Sentencing tentatively was adjourned until Feb. 11.
Timothy J. Phelps, 23, Black River, pleaded guilty to third-degree assault. He admitted that he injured a 15-year-old boy Aug. 17 in Black River. Police said at the time of his arrest that he shot the boy numerous times with a paint ball gun. He was sentenced to three years probation.
Yarbrough J. Latulas, 28, Watertown, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal contempt. He admitted that on Jan. 6 on North Pleasant Street he violated a Family Court order of protection held by Neely J. Shaw. He subsequently was sentenced to time served at the PSB, which amounted to 337 days.
Jesse A. Young, 29, Watertown, was sentenced to three years probation after pleading guilty Nov. 5 to second-degree criminal contempt. He was accused of throwing keys at a woman who held a Family Court order of protection against him March 20.