Police News

Area Police News: Feb. 3, 2010

State police arrested Roxbury resident Paul C. Garofolo, 34, last Monday and charged him with violating an order of protection by allegedly calling the complainant. He was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and was arraigned before a Town of Roxbury judge and was remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $1,500 cash or $3,000 bond returnable on February 3.


Area Police News: Jan. 27, 2010

Patrick Pascucci, 22, of Exeter, NH was arrested by state police Sunday and charged with DWI after he was stopped on Main Street in Stamford for speeding. Police say Pascucci was arraigned in Village of Stamford Justice Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail. He is scheduled to reappear in Stamford Justice Court on Feb. 12.


Area Police News: Jan. 20, 2010

State police arrested Halcottsville resident Jeffery A. Cortese, 24, last Tuesday on an active bench warrant from the Town of Roxbury. Police say Cortese committed second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, and that he was taken into custody, arraigned in the Town of Roxbury, and sent to the Delaware County Jail on $2,500 cash bail. He is scheduled to reappear on Feb. 2.


Area Police News: Jan. 13, 2010

Shane R. Lepinnet, 22, of Walton was arrested by state police Saturday and charged with DWI following a traffic stop in the Village of Walton. Police say they charged Lepinnet with DWI after he provided a blood sample at Delaware Valley Hospital. He was also charged with inadequate exhaust and failure to obey a posted traffic device.


Area Police News: Jan. 6, 2010

Stamford resident William T. Wyble, 16, was arrested last Tuesday and charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief following an incident that police described as a dispute between Wyble and his brother, which allegedly stemmed from an argument over a video game. The charges are the result of allegations that Wyble became enraged and began throwing items around the house, overturned the garbage in the kitchen, and ripped a telephone from the wall. Police say he then threatened to break his brother’s game system, at which point the brother called police. Wyble was transported to the Stamford police station, where he was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Harpersfield Court on Jan. 11.


Area Police News: Dec. 30, 2009

Daniel T. Maxim, 20, of Arkville was arrested by state police last week Tuesday following an alleged fight with his grandfather during which he did $1,000 worth of damage to his grandfather’s home.
State police say they charged Maxim with second-degree harassment, fourth-degree criminal mischief and unlawful possession of alcohol by a minor.


Area Police News: Dec. 23, 2009

The Shandaken Police Department, along with members of the state police, report the arrest last Tuesday of Gari L. Gonzalez, 27, of Warwarsing. Gonzalez was arrested after police received a complaint that she allegedly stole property valued in excess of $6,000 from a landlord in Big Indian, where she previously lived. Gonzalez was charged with one count of felony grand larceny and remanded to the Ulster County Jail on $5,000 cash bail.


Area Police News: Dec. 16, 2009

Lester C. Hall, 48, of Fleischmanns was arrested by state police Wednesday on charges of menacing a police officer. Police report that they were responding to a call from Hall’s girlfriend who told police that Hall was hallucinating and making threats against himself and others. Police say that when they tried to interview Hall he became enraged and approached a trooper with a hatchet. Police say they administered a burst of OC pepper spray from a distance of five feet after which Hall became compliant and dropped the hatchet. Following treatment by Margaretville Hospital EMS staff, Hall was arraigned in Town of Middletown Justice Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail.


Area Police News: Dec. 9, 2009

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a serious personal injury motor vehicle accident on Nov. 28 that happened on state Highway 30 in the Town of Middletown. At approximately 10:13 p.m. a vehicle operated by Thomas V. Sand, 28, of Fleischmanns was traveling north on Route 30 when his vehicle veered off onto the northbound shoulder of the road striking the guardrails.  The vehicle continued along the guardrails and then re-crossed the roadway, striking trees on the southbound side of the roadway. Sand was transported to Margaretville Hospital before being transferred to Albany Medical Center.  The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.


Roxbury resident charged with arson in camper fire

New York State Troopers arrested a Roxbury man on Tuesday, Dec. 1 in connection with a fire that destroyed a large camping trailer at Slauson’s Trailer Park near Roxbury late Saturday afternoon, November 28.
Arrested was Mike Mcafee, age 44. He was charged with one count of fifth-degree arson, a Class A misdemeanor.


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