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Man Gets 15 Years to Life Sentence for Vestal Burglary

Paul R. Huss has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison, after being found guilty in July of burglary, grand larceny, and criminal possession of stolen property. At trial, prosecutors proved Huss unlawfully entered a building in Vestal, with the intent to commit a crime, and stole a 2000 Ford F-550 truck, and various tools, belonging to a Vestal business.

PAUL R. HUSS, DOB: 07/16/1970

  • 140.20 Burglary, in the third degree, a Class D Felony;
  • 155.30 Grand Larceny, in the fourth degree, a Class E Felony;
  • 165.40 Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, in the fifth degree, a Misdemeanor.

Huss was determined to be a second violent felony offender, with 22 prior arrests and numerous felony convictions, resulting in a prison sentence of 15 years to life.