MAYVILLE – Several area residents were sentenced recently to serve time in Chautauqua County Court.
According to Acting Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson, 45 year-old Christopher L. Swanson, of Jamestown will serve seven-and-a-half years in prison on three counts of unlawfully manufacturing methamphetamine.
Swanson was charged for operating meth labs in both the Town of Busti and in Jamestown, where he was accused of starting a fire at 824 Prendergast Ave. while making meth in the upstairs apartment. That incident happened in November 2014. Swanson fled the residence before police and the fire department arrived at the scene. He was finally brought into custody in March 2015 after being located in New Orleans.
OTHER COURT SENTENCES
Also recently sentenced in county court was 31 year-old Michael Hetrick of Jamestown on one count of aggravated contempt. He was given an indeterminate sentence of one to three years in state prison, along with a permanent order of protection in favor of the victim.
Laquil D. Hilson, 22, of Jamestown, was sentenced on two counts of drug possession and will serve a determinate sentence of four years in prison.
Brien W. Haskins, 36, of Jamestown, was sentenced on one count to a determinate sentence of one year in state prison after being convicted Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 5th Degree.
Michael T. Gibson, 38, of Jamestown was sentenced on one count to a determinate sentence of one and one-half years in state prison, after being convicted of Attempted Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 5th Degree.