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Rotterdam pizzeria burglar avoids life term

Man with long list of break-ins on record gets shorter sentence

Timothy J. Cipriani of Schenectady is shown lodged inside a metal rooftop ventilation shaft at Paesan’s Pizza on Guilderland Avenue in March of 2010. He is also pictured inset left after his arrest. (Rotterdam police photos)
Timothy J. Cipriani of Schenectady is shown lodged inside a metal rooftop ventilation shaft at Paesan’s Pizza on Guilderland Avenue in March of 2010. He is also pictured inset left after his arrest. (Rotterdam police photos)
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The career criminal who was caught burglarizing a Rotterdam pizza shop after getting stuck in the duct system avoided a sentence of up to life in prison Tuesday. Instead, admitted burglar Timothy Cipriani of Schenectady was sentenced to a total of 3.5 to 7 years in state prison in connection with the 2011 break-in. At issue in Tuesday morning’s sentencing was whether Cipriani’s criminal history, which almost exclusively consists of non-violent business break-ins representing six ...

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ajdjr73
January 16, 2013
8:34 a.m.

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this guy needs something that our system is not designed to give him. I'll pray that our Good Lord helps him because he obviously cannot help himself and no one else can.

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