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WOMAN SENTENCED IN CHILD SODOMY CASE

A Niagara Falls woman who pleaded guilty to molesting a teenage girl was sentenced Friday to 10 weekends in the County Jail and five years' probation.

Susan A. Gunzelmann, 42, of 80th Street, was ordered to register as a Level 1 sex offender. County Judge Peter L. Broderick Sr. ordered her to avoid contact with children, except her relatives, and perform 200 hours of community service.

Gunzelmann entered a guilty plea to third-degree sodomy on March 23, then withdrew her plea. Then she changed her mind and pleaded guilty again Aug. 14.

The incidents occurred between Oct. 31, 1997, and February 1998.

In other cases before Broderick Friday, William B. Coley, 30, of Platt Street, Albion, pleaded guilty to third-degree assault.

Coley was charged with hitting Brandon Jenkins with a rock or a brick in Lockport on Dec. 21. He will be sentenced Oct. 17.

Troy R. Munt, 22, of McCollum Street, received a one-year conditional discharge for giving police false information about a beating.

Munt, who had pleaded guilty to third-degree hindering prosecution, was ordered to perform 100 hours of community service.

Munt was one of three men originally accused of gang assault in the beating of Michael Witkop, 35, of Columbia Street. The beating took place outside the Ski Lodge, a Trowbridge Street bar, on Aug. 15, 1999.

Daniel Bootes, 22, of Ruhlman Road, was sentenced in December to two years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree assault in the attack on Witkop.

In Judge Sara Sheldon Sperrazza's courtroom, Richard Billings, 51, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of attempted second-degree assault, and will be sentenced Oct. 20.

Billings, of Walmore Road on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation, was accused of beating his girlfriend, Loreen Printup, on the face and body with a combat-style boot Jan. 23 in the victim's home in Niagara Falls.

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