Man gets one year in jail for making terrorist threat

JOHNSTOWN — A Johnstown man convicted of attempting to make a terrorist threat was sentenced Thursday in Fulton County Court to one year in the county jail.

Kristian Hendricks, 43, of North Market Street, was sentenced by County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye, as part of a plea arrangement.

Hedricks was arrested Sept. 15. No details of his case were made public.

He pleaded guilty Feb. 15 before Hoye to a charge of attempted terrorist threat. An order of protection was granted for his victim.

In other recent County Court action:

∫ Richard Wolff, 55, of Fon Clair Street, Johnstown, was sentenced Thursday by Hoye to 15 days in the county jail and three years probation, as part of a plea arrangement.

The sentence was based on the defendant’s Feb. 14 guilty plea to one count of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Wolff was arrested Feb. 26, 2018.

∫ Michael Santella, 51, of County Highway 155, Broadalbin, was sentenced Thursday by Hoye to time served, five years probation, a $1,000 fine, driver’s license revocation, and he must attach an ignition interlock device to his vehicle. He was sentenced as part of a plea arrangement.

The sentence was based on his Feb. 14 guilty plea to one felony count of driving while intoxicated.

Santella was arrested June 24, 2018.

Michael Anich covers Johnstown and Fulton County news. He can be reached at manich@leaderherald.com.

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