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Poughkeepsie Man Sentenced To State Prison For Weapons Possession

A Poughkeepsie man was sentenced to eight years in state prison, followed by five years of supervised release for second-degree possession of a weapon.
A Poughkeepsie man was sentenced to eight years in state prison, followed by five years of supervised release for second-degree possession of a weapon. Photo Credit: nycourt.gov

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- A City of Poughkeepsie man convicted of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, was sentenced to eight years in state prison with an additional five years post-release supervision, according to the Poughkeepsie Journal.

Lamar Cherry, 31, a second-time felony offender, pleaded guilty in Dutchess County Court. In addition to his jail sentence, he was also charged $375 by Judge Peter M. Forman, said the Poughkeepsie Journal.

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