MERCER Man sentenced; stole from dad and others

Luba was ordered to make restitution and was given credit for time served.
MERCER, Pa. -- A Masury, Ohio, man has been sentenced to prison for stealing from several people, including his father.
Judge Francis Fornelli sentenced Edward Luba III, 32, of Edmond Street to one to three years for entering a Hermitage residence in February and stealing $2,000 worth of guns and other items.
He also was sentenced to six months to one year for stealing a lawn mower, rifle, air compressor, television, microwave oven, desk and other items valued at $3,359 from his father last January or February; three to six months for taking tools worth $500 from a Mercer residence last January and three to six months for taking a miter saw, drill, chain saw and other items worth $850 from a Hermitage residence in February.
He was ordered to make restitution and was given credit for 132 days already served.
Other cases: Antointe Baker, 28, formerly of Ravine Place, Sharon, and now of the State Correctional Facility at Mercer, was sentenced to 1 1/2 to five years for possession with intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance. Authorities said he sold cocaine to an informant for $300 in September 2000, at a Sharon residence. He was also ordered to make restitution.
William Gammon, 21, formerly of West State Street, Sharon, now of the Mercer County Jail, was sentenced to four months to two years in jail for conspiring with another man to burn down a garage at 308 Logan Ave., Sharon, last January.
Willie Richard, 34, of Shenango Street, Sharpsville, was sentenced to eight months to two years in jail for the April 21 theft of a $3 bottle of cologne and 20 caps valued at $50 from the Family Dollar Store, Sharon. He was given credit for 254 days served.
Sir Lawrence Brown, 20, of New Castle Avenue, Sharon, was given six months to two years for corruption of a minor. He had intercourse with a 14-year-old girl in Hermitage between July and September 2000, authorities said.

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