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Artis L. Young biography: 13 things about Cortland, New York man

Artis L. Young (©Cortland City Police Department)

Artis L. Young (©Cortland City Police Department)

Artis L. Young is a white man from Cortland, New York, United States. He was originally from Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

Aside from Cortland, Young lived in various parts of New York including Dryden Hampton, Homer and Syracuse. Here are 13 more facts about him:

 

  1. He was born in 1992.
  2. He is related to Robert James Young, Mike Young, Mimi Young, Karlee Steffey Young, Crystal M. Young and Christy M. Young.
  3. He has one son.
  4. He went to Oscar F. Smith High School in Chesapeake, Virginia.
  5. On April 1, 2016, he and his fellow Cortland native Derek M. Brown, born in 1987, burglarized a residence on West State Road in Virgil, Cortland while the homeowners were away. The two stole electronic equipment, personal documents and a small amount of cash.
  6. On April 14, 2016, he and his fellow Cortland native Daryl B. Eaton, in 1991, burglarized a single-family home on West Scott Road in Homer. They stole several valuable items from the residence, which was unoccupied at the time.
  7. On July 5, 2016, Cortland County Sheriff’s Office officers arrested him and Eaton and charged them with with three felony counts of burglary, grand larceny, criminal mischief and one misdemeanor conspiracy charge. On the same day, the two were arraigned in Homer Town Court in Cortland and returned to jail on $10,000 cash bail.
  8. On July 19, 2016, Cortland County Sheriff’s Office officers arrested him and Brown and charged them with three felony counts of burglary, grand larceny and conspiracy. The two were  arraigned in Virgil Town Court in Cortland.
  9. On October 20, 2016, he appeared in the Cortland County Court with his lawyer Ron Walsh and pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted burglary, a class D felony with a maximum penalty of seven years of incarceration. Judge Julie Campbell said she was willing to impose a lenient sentence on him given his “minimal contact with the criminal justice system,” the Cortland Voice quoted the judge as saying.
  10. On September 14, 2020, he went to three different convenience stores in Cortland and offered cashiers counterfeit $20 bills, marked on the front and back as “Motion Picture Money.” At 5:45 p.m., he successfully passed a counterfeit $20 at A&A Mart at 155 Tompkins St. where he bought a Red Bull energy drink. After paying with movie money, he received real money in his change back. At 6:15 p.m., he tried to buy a $100 Visa gift card at the Speedway at 162 Tompkins St. using the counterfeit bills, which failed the pen test at the register. The cashier seized the bills and refused to give him the gift card. Afterwards, he tried to buy a 12-pack of Pepsi at the Speedway at 110 Port Watson St. using counterfeit bills, which again failed the pen test. The cashier seized the bills and refused to sell the item.
  11. On September 22, 2020, Cortland Police Department officers arrested him while he was on parole, the Cortland Voice reported. He pleaded not guilty in three felony counts of first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, one count of misdemeanor petit larceny and two counts of attempted petit larceny in the Cortland City Court.
  12. On September 23, 2020, he was remanded to the Cortland County Correctional Facility. He was not allowed to place bail on a felony case.
  13. His next hearing in the Cortland County Court will be at 10:45 a.m. on October 7, 2020.

(This is a developing story. More details will be added soon.)

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