2 plead guilty to felonies in Orleans County

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 19 April 2016 at 12:00 am

ALBION – Two people pleaded guilty in Orleans County Court on Monday and could be sentenced to state prison.

Norman Henhawk, 58, of Ridge Road in Holley admitted he was driving drunk and without a license on Dec. 5. Henhawk went through a stop sign and hit another vehicle, causing injuries to people in the other vehicle and Henhawk’s passenger, District Attorney Joe Cardone said.

Henhawk has two prior felonies and several misdemeanors. He said he had seven or eight beers before driving on Dec. 5. His Blood Alcohol Content was 0.17 percent, more than double the legal limit.

He pleaded guilty to aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the first degree, DWI misdemeanor and driving with BAC .08 percent or more. He could face a maximum of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison when he is sentenced on June 29.

In another case, a Brockport man admitted he stole $3,533 worth of copper from a trailer on South Holley Road on Aug. 28.

David Corbitt, 52, of Capen Road pleaded guilty to grand larceny in the fourth degree. Corbitt has five prior felonies and two parole violations.

He could be sentenced to a maximum of 1 to 3 years in state prison on July 25.