Holland Patent woman sentenced to nine months for drunk driving

A Holland Patent woman who was driving drunk at four times the legal threshold has been sentenced to nine months in county jail because she had a young girl in the vehicle.

Tabitha M. Byrne, 32, of 10078 Whittaker Road, was sentenced by County Court Judge John S. Balzano June 26 to nine months in jail, five years probation, ordered to pay a $2,000 fine, $520 in court fees and had her license revoked for 18 months on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

The indictment said at 6:50 p.m. Aug. 21, Byrne registered a blood alcohol content of 0.32 percent on Whittaker Road in Holland Patent. The legal limit is 0.08 percent. The indictment said Byrne had a girl less than 10-years-old in her vehicle at the time.

Also in County Court:

¿ Thomas A. Sperduto, 35, of 3937 Bristol Road, Clinton, pleaded guilty before Judge Barry M. Donalty June 26 to second-degree burglary. His case was adjourned for sentencing to Aug. 15.

The indictment said on March 8, Sperduto broke into a residence on Bartlett Road in Westmoreland and stole a 52-inch, flatscreen television.

¿ Kyle W. Foster, 20, of 8364 Halstead Road, Vienna, was sentenced by Judge Donalty June 22 to 60 days house arrest, three years probation and was ordered to pay $250 in court fees on a charge of fourth-degree possession of a weapon.

The indictment said on March 2, Foster had a .9mm semi-automatic pistol in Marcy.

¿ Darrick W. Hoff, 28, of Holland Patent, was sentenced by Judge Balzano June 26 to five years probation, ordered to pay a $1,500 fine, $520 in court fees and had his license revoked for one year on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

The indictment said at 2:32 a.m. Dec. 3, Hoff registered a blood alcohol content of 0.19 percent on Pinnacle Road in Paris.

¿ Dustin P. Livingston, 31, of 5466 Rome-Taberg Road, was sentenced by Judge Balzano June 26 to 12 weekends in jail, five years probation, ordered to pay a $1,500 fine, $520 in court fees and had his license revoked for one year on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

The indictment said at 12:37 a.m. Oct. 22, Livingston registered a blood alcohol content of 0.13 percent on Elmer Hill Road in Lee.

¿ Mitchell T. Oakes, 30, of 313 Louisa St., was sentenced by Judge Balzano June 26 to five weekends in jail, five years probation, ordered to pay a $1,500 fine and $520 in court fees on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

According to court documents, Oakes registered a blood alcohol content of 0.13 percent on Streun Road in Lee at 2:54 a.m. Jan. 22.