Three months for violating protection order
A 47-year-old man was sentenced to three months in county jail for violating his ex-girlfriend’s order of protection, and wrapped up two prior outstanding cases in the process.
Felix Matos, 47, of 420 W. Embargo St., was sentenced by City Court Judge John C. Gannon Monday to 90 days in jail and was ordered to pay a $200 surcharge on one count each of second-degree contempt and fourth-degree mischief. Charges of second-degree trespass and second-degree aggravated harassment were dismissed.
Police said at 11:50 p.m. May 26, Matos went to his ex-girlfriend’s residence on Cherry Street, despite being court-ordered to leave her alone. In a statement to police, the woman said Matos was shouting at her from her back yard. Police said Matos broke the control panel on the woman’s hot tub, and broke the handle on a side door to her residence.
Police said at about 5:30 a.m. Nov. 12, Matos telephoned his girlfriend multiple times and threatened both her and her residence.
Police said at 10 a.m. May 9, 2011, Matos went into a tenant’s bedroom on West Liberty Street without permission. The victim told police that she was sleeping when she woke up and found her landlord in her bedroom. He told her he was looking for something, according to her statement.
Matos told police he needed to remove the furnace.
Also in City Court:
¿ Chelsey L. Berwick, 20, and Ashley N. Dupree, 22, both of 423 N. Levitt St., were each released on their own recognizance Tuesday on a charge of petty larceny. Berwick’s case was adjourned to June 11, Dupree’s to June 25.
Deputies said at 12:15 p.m. May 24, the two women stole $71.58 worth of assorted cosmetics from Wal-Mart on Rome-Taberg Road. According to store security, the women tried to hide the stolen loot in a purse while they paid for other items.
¿ Lee A. Ferrone, 44, of Syracuse, was released on his own recognizance on charges of driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI, driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or greater, failure to keep right and crossing road hazard markings. His case was adjourned to June 15.
State police said at 8:40 p.m. May 25, Ferrone registered a blood alcohol content of 0.19 percent while eastbound on Route 49.
¿ Kristen N. Thorpe, 28, of 404 W. Thomas St., was sentenced by Judge Daniel C. Wilson Friday to five days in jail, with credit for time served, and was ordered to pay $250 in court fees on a charge of petty larceny.
Police said at 11:30 p.m. April 30, Thorpe stole a single $1.51 Hot Pocket from the front cooler at Kekis Citgo on West Dominick Street. Police said Thorpe placed the Hot Pocket in the waistband of her shorts and walked out of the store.