Area Police News: April 23, 2014
A level three sex offender and New York State parole absconder apprehended by members of the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office and United States Marshals New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force on Wednesday morning faces additional charges.
John K. Cumo, Jr., 32, of Walton was arrested by Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies Thursday morning and charged in relation to break-ins at two Town of Hamden seasonal properties. Cumo has been charged with one count of second-degree criminal trespass, one count of third-degree criminal trespass, and two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief.
On Wednesday morning, April 16, sheriff’s deputies and Deputy U.S. Marshals searching for Cumo found him hiding in a garage of a seasonal residence located on Back River Lane, Hamden. Cumo was taken into custody on a parole warrant without incident and is currently being held in the Delaware County Correctional Facility without bail pending further action by the Division of Parole.
Cumo will be arraigned on the new charges in the Town of Hamden Court at a later time.
A Harpersfield man faces a number of traffic charges following a two-car property damage accident on April 11 on Route 23 in the Town of Harpersfield.
State police say that charged James D. VanHoesen, 56, with aggravated DWI, failure to yield the right of way, uninspected motor vehicle, unsafe tire, operating with no insurance, and failure to notify DMV of an address change.
The tickets were returnable in Town of Harpersfield Justice Court on April 21.
Kenneth R. Todd, 30, of Stamford was arrested by state police on April 20 and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation after he was stopped on Route 30 in the Town of Roxbury. Police say Todd was also charged with failure to comply, imprudent speed, unlicensed operator, and unlawful possession of marijuana.
He was arraigned in Town of Roxbury Justice Court and released to reappear on May 7 at 9 a.m.
Roxbury Constable Steve Williamson assisted in the case.
David B. Clark, 22, of Gilboa was arrested and charged by state police with driving while intoxicated after he was stopped at the intersection of routes 23 and 30 in Grand Gorge for a traffic violation.
Police say they charged Clark with DWI when his blood alcohol level allegedly tested .11 percent. He was also issued several vehicle and traffic violations.
Clark is scheduled to appear in Town of Roxbury Justice Court on April 23.