AUGUSTA — A Windsor man lost his appeal of a domestic violence assault conviction Thursday when the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled against him.

O. Troy Stevens, 38, of Windsor, was convicted of the charge last year by a jury in Kennebec County Superior Court.

He was sentenced Oct. 30 to two years in jail with all but 60 days suspended and two years of probation. The offense occurred Aug. 1, 2011, in Windsor.

The same jury cleared Stevens of a separate charge of criminal mischief.

Stevens’ attorney, William Baghdoyan, had filed the appeal, saying the judge failed to strike testimony of a witness.

In a memorandum of decision, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court wrote, “Contrary to Stevens’ argument, the court did not abuse its discretion by denying his motions for a mistrial and a new trial.”

In the appeal, which was decided on briefs without oral arguments, Kennebec County District Attorney Maeghan Maloney represented the state.


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