Dickinson Man Sentenced for Sawed-Off Rifle
A Town of Dickinson man is to spend five years in New York State Prison as a violent felon after entering a guilty plea to a weapon charge.
The Broome County District Attorney’s office says 40-year-old James Williams Junior was found in possession of a loaded, sawed-off .22-caliber rifle with a high-capacity magazine when Johnson City Police searched his Kirkwood Avenue home in April of 2019.
Williams pleaded guilty to the violent felony offense of Attempted Criminal Possession of a weapon.
In addition to five years in prison, Williams is to serve five years of post-release supervision.