FARMINGTON — A Rangeley man was ordered on Tuesday to serve nine months of a three-year prison sentence and two years probation for breaking into a home in Rangeley in April 2010.

Joshua Woodward, 30, was also sentenced to serve four months concurrent on two other charges in an unrelated case.

Woodward pleaded guilty to a felony charge of burglary for the April incident in a plea agreement with the state. He also pleaded guilty to stealing drugs from a relative and violating conditions of release in connection to a December case.

If the case had gone to trial, a Rangeley resident would have testified that he saw an unidentified man enter a window at a home occupied by two women on April 3, 2010, Assistant District Attorney James Andrews said.

The resident called police.

When a Rangeley officer arrived he saw Woodward trying to hide and noticed that he had a pry bar, Andrews said.

Witnesses would also have testified that Woodward was not given permission to enter the residence and that a lock on a box containing prescription medicine had been broken, Andrew said.

In the other case, a witness would testify that he contacted police in November 2010 after he noticed some of his prescription medication was missing and he believed a relative was involved.

A Rangeley officer would have testified that he located Woodward in December had him come to the police station. Woodward indicated to police he had taken the drugs, Andrews said.

Justice Michaela Murphy accepted Woodward’s guilty pleas and the plea agreement. One count each of stealing drugs and violating condition of release, criminal mischief and possession or transfer of burglar tools were dismissed under the agreement.

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