NORWICH – Nine people charged with a variety of felonies and misdemeanors pleaded not guilty in County Court Friday and Monday, and will all re-appear at a later date.
• Robert L. Colvin, 27, Afton, pleaded not guilty to two counts of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a class D felony. It’s alleged that Colvin, on Dec. 6, 2011, in the villages of Afton and Bainbridge, possessed a forged instrument – in this case a pair of personal checks belonging to another individual – withdrawing a total of $200 from the victim’s checking account.
• Devon L. Ireland, 16, Bainbridge, pleaded not guilty to charges of first degree criminal sexual act, a class B felony, three counts of first degree sexual abuse, a D felony, and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. It’s alleged that Ireland, on Dec. 3, 2011, and in November of 2011, in the towns of Guilford and Bainbridge respectively, unlawfully engaged in sexual conduct with individuals under the age of 11.
• Beau W. Cerniglia, 26, Greene, pleaded not guilty to two counts of first degree reckless endangerment, a class D felony, and two counts of second degree reckless endangerment, an A misdemeanor. Cerniglia is accused of engaging in conduct which created a grave risk of death to another, as well as a substantial risk of injury. It’s alleged that on Jan. 23, 2012, Cerniglia, travelling at an imprudent rate of speed, passed through a stop sign located at the intersection of Birdsall and Clinton streets in the City of Norwich, doing the same at the intersection of Silver and Mitchell streets.