Area Police News: April 22, 2009

Unadilla resident Renee E. Gill, 38, was arrested on April 8 and issued uniform traffic tickets for third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and operating a motor vehicle without insurance last week. State police say they stopped her after a check of the vehicle’s plates found that the vehicle had been suspended for no insurance in effect. A subsequent check on Gill’s license allegedly found that Gill’s license had also been suspended. Both tickets are returnable to the Town of Delhi Court on April 22.

State police arrested Walton resident Jasin T. James, 30, on April 9 after they say he was stopped for speeding and a check of his license found that his license been suspended seven times on two dates for failure to answer summons. James was issued uniform traffic tickets for speeding, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. He was arraigned in the Town of Delhi and released on recognizance to reappear on May 2.

Bovina Center resident Robert M. Guadagnino, 51, was arrested Friday night and charged with driving while intoxicated after state police say they observed him cross over a double yellow line on Route 28 in Bovina. A breath test allegedly yielded a reading of .12 percent, and Guadagnino was issued uniform traffic tickets for driving to the left of pavement, driving without a seat belt, driving while intoxicated, and driving with a blood alcohol content above .08 percent. All tickets are returnable to the Town of Bovina Court on April 21.

Emiliana Cabrera, 52, of New Kingston, was arrested last Monday and charged with third-degree assault and second-degree menacing after state police say she became physically abusive toward her boyfriend, Robert F. Joedicke, 48, also of New Kingston. Cabrera allegedly threw items at Joedicke and ripped his shirt off and scratched him, and then threatened him with an eight-inch knife from the kitchen, at which point Joedicke left the scene and responded to the police station in Margaretville. Cabrera was arraigned at the Town of Middletown Court and was committed to the Delaware County Jail on $2,000 cash bail and is to reappear on April 22. Cabrera alleged that Joedicke had pushed her to the ground first and filed a complaint for a criminal summons for second-degree harassment. Joedicke is to reappear before the Town of Middletown Court on April 27.

Richmondville resident David Jutrzenka, 50, was arrested last Wednesday and charged with DWI after state police say he appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Jutrzenka was allegedly parked in the middle of Route 23 and asking for a jump before driving backwards into the ditch, where police say he was when they arrived. Jutrzenka allegedly failed standard field sobriety tests, and police say that they found a medicine bottle in his pocket allegedly containing heroin, a plastic straw and a broken codeine pill. Jutrzenka was issued uniform traffic tickets and an appearance ticket returnable for DWI and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance returnable to the Town of Stamford Court on May 12.

Rafael R. Santiago, 54, of Big Indian, was arrested Thursday and charged with petit larceny after he allegedly stole a woman’s purse at the Hess station on Route 28 in Middletown. State police say that surveillance video showed Santiago with what appeared to be the purse up his shirt. The victim told police the purse contained 58 prescription pills of Hydrocodone, a wallet with $15, keys, cigarettes and make-up. Upon interviewing Santiago, he produced the purse, which was found to be missing the medications and the wallet, of which police say he denied any knowledge. Santiago was arrested and charged with petit larceny and was issued an appearance ticket to appear before the Town of Middletown Court on April 27.