LOWVILLE — A town of Harrisburg woman accused of making meth on two occasions was sentenced Friday in Lewis County Court to undergo a drug rehabilitation program as an alternative to state prison time.
Jaime L. Kloster, 34, of 3929 Vary Road, town of Harrisburg, was arraigned on a charge of third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine and pleaded guilty to the charge. Last June, she was placed on one-year interim conditions of probation after pleading guilty to a previous meth-making charge.
Ms. Kloster was then sentenced to 2½ years in state prison; however, acting County Judge Donald E. Todd mandated her for the state prison system’s 90-day Willard Drug Rehabilitation Program, which allows inmates who successfully complete it to serve the remainder of their prison sentences under parole supervision.
Ms. Kloster also had her driver’s license suspended for six months and was ordered to pay $750 in court fees.
She was accused of making meth Dec. 3, 2016, in the town of Greig and again on Oct. 31 in the town of Harrisburg.
Also in Lewis County Court Friday:
Lydia N. Lavere, 21, of 5293 Texas Road, Carthage, was arraigned on a charge of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and pleaded guilty to the charge. She was then entered into the county’s Drug Court program. Ms. Lavere was accused of possessing meth Nov. 21 in the town of Croghan.
Tessa M. Anson, 24, had her case of third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine adjourned to March 26. She was accused of having meth-making materials May 16 in the town of Watson.
Justin E. Branagan, 30, of 7588 E. State St., had sentencing in his fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance case adjourned to March 2. Mr. Branagan was accused of possessing buprenorphine Dec. 16 in Lowville with the intent to sell. His Nov. 3 guilty plea also satisfied a charge of first-degree promoting prison contraband for allegedly setting an object on fire while in county jail Aug. 16.
Edmund A. Lonzo, 22, Nattleborough, Mass., had his case of single counts of third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance and four counts apiece of fifth-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance adjourned to March 2. Mr. Lonzo was accused of selling cocaine and LSD on July 1 and 2 at the moe.down music festival in Turin.
Matthew D. Ludwikowski, 21, of 7052 W. Main St., Port Leyden, had his case of third-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child adjourned to March 16, with a possible trial date set for May 7. He was accused of having sexual relations with a girl under the age of 17.
Tina M. Stackiewicz, 47, of 3297 Weiler Road, Constableville, had sentencing on a charge of driving while ability impaired by drugs adjourned to March 2. She was stopped June 1 on Fish Creek Road in the town of Lewis.