According to Bryan Cameron, a Sayville lawyer presenting James Schenck, Schenck has made a plea agreement with the district attorney's office that he enter Hope House Ministries, a counseling services facility in Port Jefferson, and completes a three-year program.
A Sayville man has pled guilty to robbing a Sayville liquor store and an Oakdale 7-Eleven and is scheduled to be sentenced on April 2.
James Schenck, 21, was arrested on Feb. 14, 2012 for robbing Michael’s Wines and Liquors on Feb. 10, 2012 and the 7-Eleven in the early morning hours of of Feb. 14, 2012. Police said he displayed a gun during both robberies and demanded cash from store employees.
Schenck pled guilty Feb. 28 to two counts of robbery with a firearm, C felonies; two counts of robbery in the third degree, D felonies, and two counts of petit larceny, which are A misdemeanors.
Since his arraignment on March 1, 2012, when he initially pled not guilty, he has been held on $200,000 bond/$100,000 cash bail.