Elmira Property Owner Sentenced to Jail
ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- A negligent Elmira property owner will spend two months in jail for code violations at two of her properties.
Judge Steven Forrest sentenced 58-year-old Elizabeth Holloway to 60 days in Chemung County jail, plus a one year conditional discharge. Holloway is the first property owner in the city of Elmira to be convicted of criminal code violations in 15 years.
She owns the properties at 514 West Water Street, and 262 Caldwell Avenue, and has been repeatedly ordered to make necessary repairs. She was sentenced to 60 days for each of the two properties; the sentences will run concurrently.