Teen admits possession of stolen shotgun

A teen-ager accused of fighting his brother and possessing a stolen shotgun admitted guilt in the weapons case in City Court on Friday.

Tre L. Sheppard, 18, of 107 Expense St., pleaded guilty before Judge Daniel C. Wilson to fifth-degree possession of stolen property, reduced from fourth-degree. One count each of fourth-degree possession of a weapon and second-degree harassment were dismissed.

Police said at 6;26 p.m. April 20, Sheppard was found with a stolen 12-gauge shotgun at his residence. The weapon had been reported stolen from Utica.

Police said at 1:45 p.m. Sept. 29, Sheppard was in a fight with his brother at his residence.

Also in City Court:

¿ Brandon M. Williams, 17, of 27 Cherrywood Lane, pleaded guilty to petty larceny. His case was adjourned to Nov. 30.

State police said at 4 p.m. Aug. 13, Williams stole a $90 pre-paid cell phone and a $45 phone card from Wal-Mart on Rome-Taberg Road.

¿ Jessica J. Lynch, 29, of 116 Cross St., Yorkville, was ordered to pay a $500 fine, $250 surcharge, had her license suspended for 90 days and was granted a one-year conditional discharge on one count each of driving while ability impaired, reduced from driving while intoxicated, and breath test refusal.

Police said at 3:40 a.m. Jan. 23, Lynch was driving drunk on Erie Boulevard West.

¿ Chas Crippen, 20, of 3270 Pond Hill Road, Annsville, was sentenced by Judge John C. Gannon Monday to 15 days in jail on a charge of petty larceny.

Authorities said at 3:23 p.m. Sept. 19, Crippen stole $211 worth of merchandise from Lowe’s on Erie Boulevard West.

¿ Charles L. Sullivan Jr., 50, of 105 Knox St., was ordered to pay a $250 fine, $120 surcharge and was granted a one-year conditional discharge on one count of second-degree harassment, reduced from contempt.

State police said at 8:38 a.m. July 13, Sullivan sent three texts messages to his estranged wife’s cell phone, despite being court-ordered to leave her alone.