Lewiston resident Patricia A. McColm, convicted in December by a Trinity County jury of filing false documents with the Trinity court, has been sentenced to three years and four months in prison.

Visiting Judge Richard Kalustian sentenced McColm Thursday on the eight felony counts for filing the documents with the Trinity County Superior Court clerk.

McColm is required to start her prison sentence on June 1 by turning herself in to the Trinity County Jail for transportation to the appropriate state facility, the Trinity County District Attorney's Office said in a news release.

Though Deputy District Attorney Matthew Hudson requested immediate remand of McColm, Judge Kalustian agreed to accommodate a surgical procedure she had scheduled for the first week in February.

Hudson noted that at sentencing Kalustian commented McColm had never apologized, never expressed remorse, and had never acknowledged her crime.

McColm also awaits trial on two misdemeanor cases. In one case scheduled for trial on Jan. 29 she is charged with making a false report of a crime. In the other case McColm is charged with making threatening and obscene phone calls. No trial date is set in that case.

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