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Watertown man faces up to 5 years in prison for burglary

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WATERTOWN — A city man faces up to five years in state prison after admitting Friday in Jefferson County Court that he broke into a Franklin Street residence.

Bill H. Bailey, 43, of 332 Winslow St., Apt. 2, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary. He admitted that he entered the residence of Valerie A. Chapman on Feb. 22 without her permission and stole $500.

He is expected to be sentenced June 16 to 2 to 5 years in prison and ordered to pay full restitution. Judge Kim H. Martusewicz said he would not oppose Mr. Bailey serving his sentence in the prison system’s shock incarceration program. If deemed eligible by the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Mr. Bailey would spend six months in the military-style treatment program and serve the remainder of his sentence under parole supervision.

Mr. Bailey has been sentenced to prison three previous times from County Court. Most recently, he was sentenced in October 2008 to five years for a second-degree burglary conviction. In that case, he had broken into a Coffeen Street apartment and stolen six swords and two jars containing about $200 in change. He was released to parole supervision in September 2012, according to the corrections system’s website.

In other court activity, Harley W. Stenoski, 20, of Watertown, was sentenced to an unspecified amount of time served at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building and five years’ probation after pleading guilty Feb. 21 to second-degree attempted burglary. He admitted that on Nov. 26, with others, he tried to break into the residence of Bernard J. Tufo on County Route 65 in the town of Watertown. He also was ordered to pay $147 in restitution.

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