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Fort Drum man faces 2 years in prison for injuring 2-month-old son

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A Fort Drum man faces two years in state prison after admitting Wednesday in Jefferson County Court that he severely injured his 2-month-old son.

Kristoffer L. Fultz, 31, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault. He admitted that on May 30 in the town of LeRay he caused injuries to the child that included a broken arm and broken ribs, as well as bleeding in the brain. State police said at the time that Mr. Fultz is not a soldier, but his wife, who was not involved in the incident, is in the military.

In addition to a prison term, he is expected to be ordered to undergo three additional years of supervision upon his release at sentencing April 9.

In other court activity:

Pierre L. Buggs, 29, Brooklyn, pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance. He admitted that on Aug. 19, with others, he tried to sell heroin. He was charged with selling the drug after police allegedly found 106 bags of heroin and about 3 grams of unpackaged heroin at a North Rutland Street apartment. He is expected to be sentenced March 25 to three years in prison, followed by two years’ post-release supervision.

Robert J. Brady, 38, Binghamton, formerly of Black River, pleaded guilty to first-degree reckless endangerment and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He admitted that on Dec. 4, 2012, he exhibited a grave indifference to human life when he fired a shotgun at law enforcement officers during a standoff at his former residence at 29660 Andrews Road. Through his attorney, Mr. Brady said he was aware that people were outside his residence when he discharged the shots, but did not know that they were police officers.

It was also illegal for him to have the weapon because he had been convicted of second-degree menacing in Binghamton in 1997. He is expected to be sentenced May 9 to six months in the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building and five years’ probation.

Angela M. Dusharm, 41, whose last known address was 234 Coffeen St., Apt. 4E, pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance. She admitted that on Dec. 18 she tried to possess hydrocodone with the intent to sell the drug in Watertown. She is expected to be sentenced April 18 to six months’ time served in the PSB and five years’ probation.

Dwayne C. Wright, 27, Spring Valley, formerly of the town of Pamelia, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance. He admitted that on Sept. 27, with others, he tried to possess cocaine with the intent to sell the drug at his former residence at 22917 Plaza Drive, Apt. 2. He is expected to be sentenced April 16 to six months’ time served at the PSB and five years’ probation. His probation supervision will be transferred to Rockland County.

Daniel J. Gadson, 24, of 1004 Bronson St., Apt. D, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal sale of marijuana. He admitted that he sold more than four ounces of the drug Sept. 10 in Watertown. He is expected to be sentenced March 28 to five years’ probation.

Andrew A. Nelson, 19, whose last known address was 35869 County Route 22, Theresa, pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted burglary. He admitted that on Nov. 26 he abetted others in breaking into the home of Bernard J. Tufo on County Route 65 in the town of Watertown. He is expected to be sentenced April 16 to six months’ time served at the PSB and five years’ probation. He will also be ordered to pay $440 in restitution.

Lloyd J. Timmons III, 22, address not confirmed, admitted violating probation and will be resentenced April 11. He admitted violating probation by stealing money from his parents in Texas, a crime for which he was jailed seven months in that state. He was serving five years’ probation imposed in County Court in February 2013 for a third-degree attempted burglary conviction, having admitted that he entered his former landlord’s residence on County Route 194 in the town of Antwerp and stole items.

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