City Man Gets Six-Year Sentence For Possession Of High-Powered Rifle

A Jamestown man has been handed a six-year state prison sentence with five years post-release supervision.

Deion J. Carr, 28, of 74 Ashley St., Apt. 1, Jamestown, was sentenced Tuesday for second-degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon, District Attorney David W. Foley announced in Chautauqua County Court in front of Judge John T. Ward.

In July of last year, Carr was taken into custody by Jamestown Police after he was allegedly found in possession of a high-powered weapon, which police believed may have been stolen. The loaded rifle, identified as a SKS assault rifle (7.62 caliber) with a bayonet attached, was found leaning against the wall in a Second Street residence.

Adam Kidd, 32, of 563 E. Second St., Apt. 4, Jamestown, was sentenced to five years determinate in state prison with five years post-release supervision for second-degree robbery.

In October of last year, Kidd was allegedly observed smashing a window out of a vehicle which was in the Southside Plaza parking lot. He fled the scene in a silver-colored SUV before police arrived, but officers were able to spot the car a short time later near Winsor Street. When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, Kidd allegedly refused to comply and hit an unmarked Jamestown Police Department unit before continuing through several city streets on the south side, driving out of the city on Forest Avenue. Officers from the Lakewood-Busti Police Department and the New York State Police deployed stop sticks in Busti, which deflated one of Kidd’s tires and stopped the vehicle on Busti-Sugar Grove Road. He then led officers on a short foot chase where he was caught in a field and identified.

Candido Pagan-Hernandez, 31, of 3262 Lake Heights, Hamburg, was sentenced to a determinate five years in state prison with five years post-release supervision for attempted first-degree assault concurrent with 90 days in jail for third-degree assault.

Last November, Pagan-Hernandez allegedly stabbed a victim on Lincoln Avenue in Dunkirk.

Glenn J. Hurrell, 23, of 2777 S. Roberts Road, Forestville, was sentenced to two to six years in state prison for third-degree burglary, consecutive to one to three years in state prison for two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

Juan Garcia, 48, of 734 Prospect Ave., Buffalo, was sentenced to one year determinate in state prison with one year post-release supervision for fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

In October of last year, Garcia had been booked into the Chautauqua County Jail on an unrelated charge and was allegedly found to be in possession of a considerable quantity of heroin, police said.

Dennis L. Penhollow, 40, of 196 Fairmount Ave., Jamestown, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years probation for fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Penhollow allegedly sold quantities of crack cocaine to agents in the city of Jamestown over several months last year, police said.

Christy Smathers, 32, of 14 Hickory St., Silver Creek, was sentenced to five years probation and four months work-release program for fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Allegedly in March, Smathers sold quantities of cocaine to task force agents on numerous occasions in Dunkirk, police said.