NORWICH – A man from Guilford and former Chenango County corrections officer pleaded guilty on Monday to robbery in the first degree, a class B felony and intimidating a witness in the third degree, a class E felony.
He was given a determinate sentence of five years in the state department of corrections with five years post release supervision for the first count, and a definite sentence of one year incarceration for the second. The sentences will run concurrently. An order of protection was also issued in favor of the victim and the victim's family (associated with the count of intimidating a witness).
Mark A. Alemar, 35, was originally charged with unlawfully entering a residence in Oxford on Dec. 30, 2013, forcing the victim to lay on the floor by pointing a gun at her and stealing her cell phone. He was armed with a handgun, stick and taser and was in concert with others.