2 are sentenced to 90 days in jail, 5 years probation

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 12 January 2016 at 12:00 am

ALBION – Two people were sentenced to 90 days in the county jail, plus five years on probation for felonies in Orleans County.

Henry Lattimer, 34, of West Center Street in Medina was sentenced by Orleans County Court Judge James Punch on Monday. Lattimer pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree.

He was arrested in July as part of drug bust in Orleans County where 20 people were charged.

In another case, Matthew Ritzel, 26, of Hamlin also was sentenced to 90 days in jail and five years on probation.

Ritzel pleaded guilty on Oct. 5 to attempted burglary in the second degree. He admitted to entering a house on Kendall Road in Murray and taking items from the dwelling on June 3.

Ritzel could have faced a state prison sentence, but has no prior criminal history.