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Woman sentenced to jail for incident at Slatterly Park

By Janice Gregorson

gregor@postbulletin.com

A Rochester woman has been ordered to pay more than $20,000 in restitution in connection with an incident in Slatterly Park a year ago in which two young men suffered facial fractures.

Delicia Devette Johnson, 26, also was put on probation for 20 years by Judge Kevin Lund, who stayed a prison sentence of 68 months, or five years and eight months.

Johnson pleaded guilty May 1 to one count of first-degree aggravated robbery, and a third-degree assault charge was dismissed. She was sentenced Tuesday.

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The charges stemmed from a robbery and assault on May 25, 2007. Three males said four males approached them in the park pavilion and demanded money. They refused, and the suspects shoved them against the walls and reached into their pockets. The assailants didn’t get any money so they assaulted the victims with their feet and hands. One of the victims suffered a broken nose; the other had a broken jaw.

A witness gave a car’s license number to police and the car belonged to Johnson, the complaint said.

Lund ordered Johnson to be jointly responsible for paying restitution of $20,550.66. She also is to serve 120 days in jail with work release privileges.

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