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Couple's death investigated by county sheriff

The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Shokan couple, possibly due to carbon monoxide poisioning from an electric generator, according to a release.

The deceased are James Stapleford, 75, and Eva C. Stapleford, both of Black Road, Shokan.
Sheriff’s deputies said their office received a call about 7 p.m. Monday from a daughter in Pennsylvania who had been unable to reach her parents.

Area Police News: November 7, 2012

Joshua A. Volpe, 33, of Windham was arrested by state police on November 3 and charged with second-degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal mischief following a fight with his girlfriend’s brother at her home in Mountain View Estates in Stamford.
Police say they issued Volpe appearance tickets returnable in Town of Stamford Justice Court on November 13.

Elaine Lilholt, 53, of Delhi was arrested by state police on November 3 and charged with DWI after she was stopped on Arbor Hill Road in Delhi for a traffic violation.

Area Police News: October 31, 2012

Cypris J. Gregoria, 18, of Grand Gorge was arrested by state police on October 22 and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Police say the arrest took place at Roxbury Central School and that they were responding to a call from school officials.
Gregoria was issued an appearance ticket returnable on November 7 at 9 a.m. in Roxbury Justice Court.

Robin M. Chesebro, 30, of Davenport was arrested by state police on October 28 and charged with DWI after she was stopped by state police on South Delaware Street in Stamford for a traffic violation.

Area Police News: October 24, 2012

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of County Route 23 and Loomis Brook Road in the Town of Walton on October 17 at about 10:05 p.m., for a 911 report of an occupied vehicle stopped in the roadway. Upon arrival deputies found a tan Oldsmobile running with the brake lights on, stopped in the roadway on Loomis Brook Road with a male operator asleep at the wheel. Upon further investigation Deputies arrested Christopher S.

Area Police News: October 17, 2012

Daniel S. Nelson, 16, of Bloomville was arrested by state police on October 8 and faces a number of charges after he was stopped on Route 23 in Gilboa.
Police say they charged Nelson with unlawful possession of marijuana, possession of alcohol by a person under 21 years of age, speeding, failure to keep right and operating out of class.
He was issued appearance tickets returnable in Town of Gilboa Justice Court on October 25.

Area Police News: October 10, 2012

Sean T. Mulligan, 22, of Delhi was arrested by state police on October 1 and charged with DWI after he was stopped on Arbor Hill Road in the Town of Delhi for driving a vehicle with no taillights.
Police say they noticed that Mulligan’s speech and coordination were impaired and charged him when his blood alcohol level allegedly tested .12 percent.
He was arraigned in Town of Kortright Justice Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $1,500 cash bail to await further court action.

Area Police News: October 3, 2012

Shandaken Police report the arrest of a Queens woman for an alleged past assault that took place at a wedding reception on August 25 in Mt. Tremper. Police state that April M. Grech, 31, struck another woman who was attending the same wedding causing a laceration, bruising, and vision problems. Grech was charged with third-degree assault and released with an appearance ticket returnable on October 18 in Shandaken Justice Court.

Area Police News: September 26, 2012

William W. Hrazanek, 66, of Fleischmanns was arrested by state police on September 18 and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and speeding after he was stopped for speeding on Main Street in Fleischmanns.
Police say Hrazanek’s license had been suspended for failure to answer a summons out of the Town of Roxbury Justice Court.
He was issued traffic tickets and then arraigned in Town of Bovina Justice Court and released to return to the Town of Middletown Justice Court at a later date.

Area Police News: September 19, 2012

Matthew Santiago, 24, of Willow was charged with one count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, one count of second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia and one count of unlawful possession of marijuana after police initiated a traffic stop of a vehicle in which Santiago was a passenger. The incident occurred September 14 on Route 23 in the Town of Roxbury. State police said that a search of Santiago yielded $634 cash; approximately 22 grams of crack/cocaine broken up into 25 separate Baggies, two digital scales.

Area Police News: September 5, 2012

Deputies from the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joshua W. Balcom, 25, of Margaretville on August 25 on the charge of third-degree criminal trespass.
Balcom was intoxicated in a public setting causing a disturbance at Summerfield’s Restaurant and Bar. Balcom was requested to leave the establishment on several occasions and refused to leave. Balcom was escorted out of the establishment, however he forcefully re-entered and continued to act in an unruly manner and remained unlawfully therein.

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