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Man who fled to Honduras sentenced in Saratoga County Court

Man who fled to Honduras sentenced in Saratoga County Court

A Brooklyn man who at one point fled the country because of a cocaine sale investigation was sentenc

A Brooklyn man who at one point fled the country because of a cocaine sale investigation was sentenced Monday to spend 41⁄2 years in state prison for selling drugs.

Pedro E. Miranda Jr., 38, was sentenced by Saratoga County Court Judge Jerry Scarano after pleading guilty in June to attempted third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Miranda was charged by the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department with selling cocaine from a home in the Luther Forest housing development in June 2013. After an associate was arrested, he fled to Honduras, but was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service at the Atlanta airport when he flew back to this country in January. In addition to his prison sentence, Miranda is to spend three years under post-release supervision.

Also Monday:

•Kristy M. Rich, 34, no address available, was sentenced to 11⁄2 years in prison, with one year of post-release supervision. She pleaded guilty in June to attempted third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance in Malta last December.

•Caren M. Monahan, 32, of Broadway, Fort Edward, was sentenced to 11⁄2 years in prison, with three years’ post-release supervision. Monahan pleaded guilty to attempted third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with a drug sale in Moreau in December 2013.

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