<> Man gets 2 to 6 years for setting fire to vacant Fonda building | The Daily Gazette
 

Subscriber login

Schenectady News

Man gets 2 to 6 years for setting fire to vacant Fonda building

Man gets 2 to 6 years for setting fire to vacant Fonda building

One of the two young men charged with burning down a vacant Main Street building in Fonda was senten

One of the two young men charged with burning down a vacant Main Street building in Fonda was sentenced Friday in Montgomery County Court to two to six years in prison.

Eric J. Price, 20, of Old Johnstown Road, Fonda, was sentenced by Judge Felix J. Catena on the basis of his Feb. 14 guilty plea to third-degree arson.

His co-defendant in the case, David T. Doak, 20, also of Old Johnstown Road, pleaded guilty to the same charge Jan. 25 and is awaiting sentencing. Under terms of his plea bargain, he would also receive the same prison sentence.

The building burned July 5. Catena ordered Price to pay restitution of $500.

In other cases prosecuted Friday by Montgomery County District Attorney James E. “Jed” Conboy:

Robert J. Billington, 26, of Fort Johnson Avenue, Fort Johnson, was sentenced to one year in jail on the basis of his Feb. 14 guilty plea to fourth-degree grand larceny.

He admitted stealing a credit card July 1 in the town of Mohawk.

William F. Harding Jr., 29, of Division Street, Amsterdam, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary. Sentencing is scheduled June 13, when he is expected to receive a prison term of three to six years in accordance with the terms of his plea bargain.

Harding, arrested Oct. 24 by Amsterdam police on charges of second-degree burglary and grand larceny, admitted entering an apartment on Division Street and stealing a MacBook computer.

Kenneth McConville, 34, of Fisher Road, Stamford, pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal contempt.

Sentencing is set for June 13 when McConville, under terms of his plea bargain, is expected to receive a prison term of two to four years.

He was arrested Oct. 28 in Montgomery County for violating an order of protection.

Lawrence B. Clarke, 28, of North Perry Street, Johnstown, was sentenced to three years’ participation in the drug court program and fined $2,000.

Clarke pleaded guilty Jan. 28 to felony driving while intoxicated. He was arrested April 4, 2010, in the town of Charleston.

View Comments
Hide Comments
0 premium 1 premium 2 premium 3 premium article articles remaining SUBSCRIBE TODAY
Thank you for reading. You have reached your 30-day premium content limit.
Continue to enjoy Daily Gazette premium content by becoming a subscriber or if you are a current print subscriber activate your online access.