Sullivan man sentenced in armed robbery

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MONTICELLO – A White Sulpher Springs man was sentenced in Sullivan
County Court to 11 ½ years in state prison and five years of post-release
supervision on his conviction on armed robbery and burglary, both as felonies.

District Attorney James Farrell said James Letohic, 32, admitted to robbing
another man by threatening him with a knife and taking $800 from him in
June 2004 in the Town of Mamakating. The victim was not injured.

Letohic also admitted to burglarizing an unoccupied residence on Red Hill
Road in Mamakating on June 26, 2014 where he stole appliances and copper

He was arrested by State Police on October 30, 2014 following an investigation.

“The sentence handed down today on this robbery and burglary underscores
my office’s continued commitment to holding individuals who engage
in this type of behavior responsible and accountable for their actions
with state prison sentences,” District Attorney James Farrell said.
He credited the State Police with cracking the case.

Letohic was also ordered to pay restitution of $1,900 and orders of protection
were issued for the victims.