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Syracuse couple headed to prison for dealing crack in Franklin County


MALONE - A Syracuse couple was sentenced to prison time in Franklin County Court on Wednesday for selling crack in 2011.

Rory R. Williams, 35, was sentenced to six years in prison with three years post-release supervision for a third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance conviction.

His wife, Belinda J. Williams, 39, was given a three-year sentence with two years of post-release supervision for the same reduced charge. She was also given a concurrent sentence of one to three years for third-degree witness intimidation.

Each had originally been charged with two counts of second-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and one count of second-degree conspiracy.

The pair admitted they brought a large quantity of crack to sell in Malone over a weekend in 2010. Belinda Williams also admitted that she made comments while incarcerated in the Franklin County Jail to another inmate that she believed to be assisting with the investigation against her.

In other county court business before Judge Robert G. Main Jr. on Wednesday:

■ Pasquale Bosco, 51, of Brushton pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree unlawful imprisonment. He is scheduled to be sentenced on March 4.

He was originally charged with additional counts of second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal mischief following an Oct. 9, 2012 offense. A grand jury had handed up an indictment for the charges on Nov. 14.

■ Reid St. Ann, 34, of Bombay pleaded guilty to a felony charge of first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated. He will be sentenced on March 4.

St. Ann was accused of additional counts of operating a motor vehicle with blood alcohol level above .08 percent and speeding in a December grand jury indictment. The charges stemmed from a July 1, 2012 offense.

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