Police News

Area Police News: May 14, 2008

Two Arkville residents were arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and criminal possession of drug paraphernalia. Gordon R. Russell, 59, and Cheryl Y. Russell, 48, both of Arkville, were stopped Thursday afternoon when police noted that the vehicle they were operating had a brake light out. Upon inspection of the vehicle, police say they found a scale containing cocaine residue in the car and a glass pipe in the pocket of Gordon Russell. The vehicle was rented from B&D Motors of Margaretville, the owner of which told police that the couple did not have permission to use the vehicle.


Area Police News: May 7, 2008

Richard A. Pabon, 26, of Gloversville was arrested by state police Friday on an outstanding warrant that had been issued by the Town of Roxbury Justice Court. Pabon was arraigned in Roxbury Justice Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $12,000 cash bail. State police were assisted in the arrest by Roxbury Constable Steve Williamson.


Area Police News: April 30, 2008

The death of a 21-year-old Phoenicia woman whose body was found outside her family’s home last week is not considered suspicious and may have been a suicide, according to the Ulster County Sheriff. Kalie M. Herdman was found dead last Tuesday morning in the yard at her family’s home at 31 Station Road, Phoenicia. Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum said that authorities believe the death was a suicide.


Brinkerhoff remembrance service Friday

A Remembrance Service for Trooper David Brinkerhoff will be held on Friday, April 25 at 9 a.m. on Cemetery Road in Margaretville.
Also on Friday, there will be a service for Trooper Brinkerhoff at noon at St. Mary’s Cemetery on Route 385, Coxsackie. A luncheon will follow at 1 p.m. at State Police headquarters in Coxsackie.


Area Police News: April 23, 2008

Johnathan J. Bradley, 16, of Oneonta, Brett R. Laible, 19, of Milford and Daniel P. Paxcer, 18, of Milford, were arrested Saturday for unlawful possession of marijuana and issued appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Andes court for May 15.


Area Police News: April 16, 2008

 


Area Police News: April 9, 2008

Greggory R. Forbis, 26, of Middleburgh was arrested by state police Thursday and charged with second-degree criminal contempt and obstruction of governmental administration after he allegedly failed to obey a Schohaire County order of protection. Forbis was picked up by state police in Stamford and arraigned in Village of Stamford Justice Court. He was sent to the county jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail to await further court action.


Wounded troopers honored at Delaware County Shields event

By Brian Sweeney
Two New York State Troopers who were shot last April in Margaretville have been honored by the Delaware County Shields.
Troopers Matthew Gombosi and Richard Mattson received special recognition plaques last Tuesday in a ceremony at the Olde Caledonia Restaurant in Delhi. The honored troopers were cited for their work last spring during a tragic series of events that took place April 24 and 25 near Margaretville.


Area Police News: April 2, 2008

Peter R. Vinci, 19, of the Town of Shandaken was arrested Saturday by Ulster County Sheriff’s Deputies and charged with DWI after he was allegedly observed driving at a high rate of speed on Fox Hollow Road in the Town of Shandaken. Deputies say that Vinci exited Fox Hollow Road onto Route 28 where he failed to maintain his lane and crossed hazardous markings.


Area Police News: March 26, 2008

Michael C. Slawatycki, 23, of South Kortright was arrested by state police last week Tuesday and charged with DWI after his disabled vehicle was found on Madison Hill Road in the Town of Stamford. Police say they charged Slawatycki when he allegedly failed a field sobriety test.


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