Two Jamestown Residents Convicted For Violent Felonies

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MAYVILLE, NY (WNY News Now) – Two Jamestown residents have been convicted for violent felonies connected to crimes committed in Chautauqua County.

32-year-old Meghan McBride and 20-year-old Simeon Leeper were sentenced to prison time in Chautauqua County Court on Monday.

The County District Attorney’s Office says McBride will spend four years in state prison with five years of post-release supervision after being convicted of second-degree robbery, a class C violent felony.

McBride previously pled guilty to this charge for her participation in a strong-arm robbery where one person was assaulted, injured, and had property stolen that occurred in February 2022.

Leeper meanwhile will spend two years behind bars, plus three years of post-release supervision after being convicted of attempted criminal possession of a weapon, a class D violent felony

In January Leeper pled guilty to this charge after he was caught trying to hide a loaded gun during a crime in June 2021.


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