Repeated Order of Protection Violations leads to enhanced State Prison Sentence
Michael Cartenuto (NYS Police)
ALBANY, N.Y.—A Green Island man was sentenced to one to
three years in State Prison on Thursday.
Michael Cartenuto, 50, was sentenced after he violated a No
Contact Order of Protection on three different dates: January 3, 2013, February
9, 2013, and February 24, 2013.
Cartenuto pleaded guilty to one Count of Criminal Contempt
in the first degree, a felony, on November 19, 2013. He was expected to receive
five years of Felony Probation.
Prior to the sentencing date, Cartenuto was re-arrested
twice for violating the Order of Protection and because of this, the court
vacated the original plea agreement and sentenced him to one to three years in