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ROBBERY ATTEMPT NETS JAIL TERM, PROBATION

A Salamanca man who tried to rob two elderly women out shopping was sentenced Monday in Cattaraugus County Court to jail and probation.

Stanley J. Swift III, 17, was sentenced by Judge Paul B. Kelly on Swift's guilty plea to third-degree attempted robbery of the women March 7 as they walked near the mall in Salamanca.

Swift is to serve 30 days in the county jail and five years' probation and perform 200 hours of community service.

Christopher Slocum, 19, of Scio was sentenced to six months in the county jail and five years' probation and was ordered to pay $834 restitution. Slocum pleaded guilty in August to third-degree burglary and second-degree assault of a man in Olean.

Frances H. Miller, 23, of Limestone was sentenced to five years probation' and directed to pay $725 restitution for her guilty plea to second-degree forgery and possessing a forged instrument.

She admitted that on July 12, 1989, she cashed a check stolen from a Randolph woman at a store in Allegany.

Sentencing was set for March 18 for Steven J. Jock, 29, of Forestville, who pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree assault in connection with an incident Feb. 1 in South Dayton when several people, including a state trooper, were injured in a restaurant brawl.

Michael K. Crosby, 19, of Franklinville will be sentenced Jan. 10 after pleading guilty to second-degree burglary of an apartment in Machias on April 6.

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