A former county corrections officer who admitted to possessing steroids was sentenced to 150 hours of community service this morning.
Zachary T. Lazore, 23, of 87 Whitesboro St., Utica, was sentenced by County Court Judge Barry M. Donalty to 150 hours of service and five years probation on charges of three counts of fifth-degree possession and two counts of fifth-degree sale of a controlled substance.
A co-defendant and fellow corrections officer, Peter P. DiNardo, 42, of Floyd Avenue, Deerfield, is scheduled for trial on similar charges on July 26.
According to the indictment, both men sold the anabolic steroid Oxymetholone in Utica on July 22, 2009. Lazore is also accused of selling the steroid Stanozolo in Yorkville on July 31 and Aug. 10.