FONDA - Montgomery County Court Judge Felix J. Catena recently accepted guilty pleas from two men accused of felony counts of driving while intoxicated in separate cases.
Matthew B. Ford, 40, of 127 Montgomery St., Canajoharie, pleaded guilty based on an incident that took place March 18 in the village of Canajoharie.
Sentencing was adjourned to Nov. 26. Ford is expected to be placed on probation for five years, ordered to attend Montgomery County's Drug Court program and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and a $520 surcharge.
Patrick M. Subcliff, 40, of 605 Sand Hill Road, Greenfield, pleaded guilty based on an incident that took place Dec. 24, 2011 in the town of Amsterdam.
Sentencing was adjourned to June 25. Subcliff is expected to receive a term of one and a third to four years in state prison and be ordered to place an ignition interlock device on his vehicle.
In other cases before Catena:
Jennifer L. Scripter, 37, of 12 Lion St., St. Johnsville, pleaded guilty to second-degree forgery. She stole and cashed checks in October 2011 in the village of St. Johnsville.
Sentencing was adjourned to July 24. Scripter is expected to receive either a term of six months in jail and five years of probation or one year in jail. In either case, she also will be ordered to pay $153 in restitution.
Tyler Altieri, 16, of 74 Minaville St., Amsterdam, pleaded guilty to burglary.
The incident took place Feb. 1 in the city of Amsterdam. Altieri went into a residence in the city and took an unspecified amount of cash.
Sentencing was adjourned to July 24. Altieri is expected to be placed on probation for five years, ordered to perform 250 hours of community service and ordered to pay $7,600 in restitution.
John R. Becker covers Montgomery County news. He can be reached at email@example.com