Gloversville man faces prison for possession of cocaine
JOHNSTOWN A 47-year-old Gloversville man charged in March with possessing a small quantity of cocaine was sentenced Thursday in Fulton County Court to three years in prison and two years’ post-release supervision.
Keith A. Van Nostrand of Lincoln Street was sentenced by Judge Richard C. Giardino based on Van Nostrand’s May 4 guilty plea to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
He was arrested March 18 at a location on Lincoln Street.
In other cases Thursday before Giardino in Fulton County Court:
- Scott Coyle, 44, of Fremont Street, Gloversville, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Sentencing was postponed, but under terms of the plea bargain Coyle would serve five years in prison.
He was arrested Feb. 23 by Johnstown police after officers said they found him in possession of 10.5 grams of heroin.
The arrest followed a police raid at Coyle’s residence where a family member was charged with selling heroin to an informant.
- Cheryllann Wilson, 51, formerly of Oppenheim, pleaded guilty to petty larceny, disposing of a 14-count indictment alleging identity theft in the use of credit cards.
Wilson is accused of using another person’s credit cards to buy $31,500 worth of items in 2008-09. She was ordered to pay restitution and is scheduled to serve 60 days in jail.
She was arrested after authorities located her living in Iowa, officials said.
- Noel Clemons, 22, of Deer Creek Boulevard, Gloversville, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of stolen property in return for a sentence of three years in drug court and payment of restitution. Police said they found her in possession of about $12,000 in stolen property when she was arrested Sept. 29 during a traffic stop in the town of Johnstown.
- Diane P. Jackson, 52, of Matson Road, Galway, pleaded guilty to felony driving while intoxicated stemming from a traffic stop April 25 in the village of Broadalbin. Sentencing was postponed, but under terms of the plea bargain she would serve probation and pay a fine.