One sentenced on felony charge

Report on felony convictions reported April 2, 2021, from Southeast District Court in Jamestown.

JSSP Felony Report

One person was sentenced on a felony charge recently in Southeast District Court in Jamestown.

Matthew Mendoza, 27, Jamestown, pleaded guilty to delivery of an electronic device to an inmate, a Class C felony.

Mendoza was accused of possessing a wireless communications device containing sexually explicit images while an inmate of the James River Correctional Center on May 15, 2020.

Judge Mark Blumer sentenced Mendoza to not possess a firearm for 360 days and to pay a $400 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $35 indigent defense application fee, $300 indigent recoupment and $25 victim-witness fee.

A Class C felony is punishable by five years in prison and a fine of $10,000.

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