Police News

Area Police News: Sept. 16, 2009

A Staten Island woman had to be rescued from the Esopus Creek last week Sunday after her leg became wedged between large rocks while she was tubing. Shandaken Police report that they responded to a 911 call reporting that a recreational tuber was in distress in the Espous Creek.
When police arrived at the scene, near the intersection of Old Plank and Waterworks roads near Phoenicia, they found Rachael Pollack, 21, of Staten Island screaming for help and stating that her leg was wedged between rocks.

Area Police News: Sept. 9, 2009

Renee L. Beers, 20, of Margaretville was arrested by state police last week Saturday on a warrant issued by the Town of Middletown Justice Court charging her with writing three bad checks. Beers was arraigned before Justice Glen George and released to reappear on Sept. 9.

Area Police News: Sept. 2, 2009

Two area men were charged by state police with petit larceny last week Friday after they were allegedly caught stealing six 30-packs of beer from the Freshtown Supermarket in Margaretville.
Robert E. Bishop, 41, of Arkville and Goshen and David R. Spriggs, 34, of Fleischmanns were arrested in the incident.

Police News: August 26, 2009

State police arrested Buffalo resident Michael Lukacz, 46, last Saturday after they received a report of a vagrant person behind the optometrist in Stamford. Police say Lukacz, having no financial means to get a bus ticket, was begging people for beer and cigarettes, but that he told police he would leave the area. Lukacz reportedly returned to the property that day, and was subsequently arrested for trespassing. He was arraigned and remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $250 cash/$500 bond bail.

Police News: August 19, 2009

State police arrested Zachary A. George, 20, of Grand Gorge, last Saturday after they responded to a fight in progress and encountered George, who they say was a File 5 out of the Town of Cobleskill for failing to register as a sex offender. He was transported to the Cobleskill Police Department without incident.

Area Police News: August 12, 2009

Julie E. O’Hara, 35, of Morris, was arrested Aug. 1 and charged with a DWI after police say they detected the odor of alcohol upon interviewing her. Upon transport to the Stamford police station, police say her blood alcohol content was found to be .13 percent. O’Hara was issued uniform traffic tickets returnable to the Town of Stamford Court on August 19.

Area Police News: August 5, 2009

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested John R. Vannostrand, 59, of DeLancey on July 17 for failure to keep right, felony DWI and refusing to take a breath test. Vannostrand was driving on Catskill Turnpike when he was allegedly observed operating his vehicle to the left of the center of the highway. Vannostrand was immediately arraigned in the Town of Delhi Court and is to return on August 4 to answer the charges.

Police News: July 22, 2009

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Vashti M. Snyder, 43, of Grand Gorge on July 10 charging her with DWI. Deputies allegedly observed the defendant driving with no headlights on after dark.

Police News: July 15, 2009

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Johnny J. Berdoff, 42, of Downsville Wednesday charging him with second-degree burglary and fourth-degree grand larceny.

Police News: July 8, 2009

Shandaken Police arrested Lorne W. Guthrie, 43, of Big Indian and charged him with felony second-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child after they responded to a 911 call Sunday for a violent domestic dispute at a residence on Oliverea Road in Big Indian.

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