New York: Utica firefighter Travis Maurine moved his injured girlfriend’s body in attempt to frame her for crash; he gets six months in Oneida County jail — Kate Rizzo is now his ex-girlfriend

UTICA — Utica firefighter Travis Maurine of Waterville,was sentenced to six months in Oneida County jail and five years probation Friday morning for a 2010 drunk driving accident
Maruine, 25, pleaded guilty last month to second-degree vehicular assault and third-degree assault in connection to the two-car accident that seriously injured his then-girlfriend,
Kate Rizzo, on Dec. 18, 2010, on Route 233.
Maurine attempted to frame Rizzo, 24, of Waterville by moving her body from the passenger seat to the driver’s seat after the crash, prosecutors claimed.
Maurine’s driver’s license will be revoked for a year, and he will have to use an anti-DWI interlock ignition device to start his vehicle, said Assistant District Attorney Joseph Saba.
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