n Justin B. Larcom, 25, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to domestic battery, a Class 4 felony, and was sentenced to one year in prison, followed by one year of parole. On Aug. 1, Larcom, who has a prior domestic battery conviction, made physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with a female victim. He was immediately arrested by Mt. Vernon Police.
n Lin A. Neal, 54, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to retail theft, a Class 4 felony, and was sentenced to serve 1 ½ years to DOC, followed by one year of mandatory supervised release. On Oct. 8, Neal, who has prior theft convictions, was observed stealing a bottle of liquor from King City Liquors in Mt. Vernon.