Wellsville man pleads guilty to assault

LISBON – Randy A. Martin, 35, Broadway, Wellsville, pleaded guilty to four counts of assault, each a fourth-degree felony, and misdemeanor charges of harassing a police dog or horse and resisting arrest. He requested immediate sentencing and was sentenced to a year in prison. On Jan. 25, Martin struck four police officers — Detective Greg Smith, Sgt. Detective Scott Mick, Patrolman Joshua Jackson, Detective Keith Hilderbrand – and K-9 Noras, by flinging items down the stairs from the attic of a Gipner Avenue home where he had barricaded himself.

Sean S. Crislip, 33, Vienna, pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence and counterfeiting, both third-degree felonies, for his actions involving counterfeiting and hiding the evidence on Aug. 13, 2020. He faces up to six years in prison and a $20,000 fine. Sentencing is set for Jan. 14.


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