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Orono man pleads guilty to camp breaks

Article from The Piscataquis Observer, Vol. 165, No. 9, February 26, 2003
Thefts took place in August, 2002, in Lakeview Plantation

DOVER-FOXCROFT An Orono man pleaded guilty to 11 counts of Class B burglary and 11 counts of Class E theft last week in Piscataquis Superior Court, in connection with breaks at camps and residences at Schoodic Lake last fall.

Lucas J. Winter, 21, made his plea Feb.18.

Judge Nancy Mills sentenced Winter to two years in Piscataquis County Jail, all but 90 days suspended, for the burglary charges, as well as four years of probation. Winter also was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $3,925.

For the theft charges. Winter was sentenced to 60 days in Piscataquis County Jail.

The sentences run concurrently.

According to the court, the burglaries and thefts occurred in August, 2002, in Lakeview Plantation. Among the items reported stolen were videos, fishing gear, toolboxes, radios, folding chairs, liquor and mag lights.

Another individual charged with the same crimes pleaded guilty last month. John Hallett, 18, of Bangor was sentenced to four years in jail on the burglary charges, and six months on the theft charges, and was ordered to pay restitution. His sentences also run concurrently.

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