Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

School Fire Sentence: 1 Month.

Byline: Daniel J. Chacon Journal Staff Writer

$1.1 Million Damage To Santa Fe High

Two young men involved in the fiery destruction of the Santa Fe High School administration building last year were each sentenced Thursday to one month in jail, over the objections of a prosecutor and school officials who pushed for stronger sentences.

"People make mistakes," state District Court Judge Stephen Pfeffer said after sentencing Winter Lewis and Justin Guinn. "This is a large one, but not something that can't be rectified morally."

Lewis, 20, and Guinn, 18, both of Santa Fe, were sentenced for two counts of commercial burglary and one count each of conspiracy to commit burglary and criminal damage to property over $1,000. …

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