Monday, March 28, 2016

Scio man sentenced to prison for burglaries

A Scio man has been sentenced to prison for his involvement in a string of burglaries committed in Allegany County between 2013 and 2015. On March 23rd, a judge sentenced Bryent A. Scotchmer of River Road to a state prison term of 2 1/3 to 7 years. In February, Scotchmer was convicted of burglary, conspiracy and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Prosecutors said the crimes occurred Scio, Amity, Wellsville and Friendship. He must also pay restitution of $2,140 after his prison release.