Broome County District Attorney Michael Korchak’s office is reporting a listing of sentences handed down in Broome County Court the week of August 8.

According to a news release from the D.A.’s office on Friday, August 13, authorities say two Binghamton men have been handed prison time for two separate incidents that happened in the fall of 2021.

Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News (file)
Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News (file)

20-year-old Gabriel Curry has been sentenced to five years in New York State Prison to be followed by five years post release supervision.

According to prosecutors, Curry pleaded guilty to Attempted Robbery in the First Degree, which is a felony count.

The news release from Korchak’s office says that on October 5, 2021, Curry displayed a pocket knife and forcibly stole some money from a pizza delivery worker.  The attempted robbery happened on Milford Street in the City of Binghamton.

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In the other sentencing reported by the District Attorney’s Office, 36-year-old Jalil Ruiz Senior of Binghamton has been sentenced to serve two to four years in New York State prison after he pleaded guilty to the felony count of Burglary in the Third Degree.

Prosecutors say Ruiz broke into the Boost Mobile Store on Chenango Street in the City of Binghamton on November 26, 2021 and stole electronics.

Under New York State’s penal code, Third Degree Burglary carries sentencing requirements that range from one to 25 years in state prison.

District Attorney Korchak issued a statement in the news release stating: “Thuggery such as this is not tolerated in Broome County.  Law enforcement works hard to solve these cases and nothing less than state prison sentences are appropriate to protect our community.”

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