Area Police News: August 27, 2008

State police say that on August 12 they responded to a domestic dispute call at the residence of Catherine M. Jutrzenka, 23, of Stamford, who refused to let her estranged husband, Daniel S. Jutrzenka, 29, pick up the couple’s two daughters because he had no child car seats. Catherine allegedly displayed a weapon, at which point Daniel left. A criminal summons was obtained for Daniel for trespassing and was served without incident. Police arrested Catherine for endangering the welfare of a child and was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Harpersfield Court on August 25.

Alexis R. Cruz, 23, of South Kortright, was arrested and charged with third-degree menacing and criminal possession of stolen property following an altercation with another resident at the Phoenix House on August 14. Police say Cruz allegedly stole a pair of eyeglasses and, when confronted, threw a 20-pound flowerpot at the other resident. She was arraigned in the Town of Stamford and remanded to the county jail on $2,000 bail to reappear on August 26.

State police arrested Kenneth J. Marschilok, 40, of South Kortright on August 16 and charged him with a DWI after he was pulled over and failed standard field sobriety tests. He was issued uniform traffic tickets returnable to the Town of Stamford on September 9.

Heather L. Dougherty, 18, of Delhi, was arrested August 16 and charged with second-degree harassment following an altercation with her mother, during which she allegedly punched her in the head, back and arms. Her mother made a citizen’s arrest and Dougherty was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Delhi on August 27.

State police arrested Robert J. Giordano, 20, on August 16 after receiving a bench warrant from the Town of Roxbury for failure to pay fines. Giordano was arraigned in Roxbury and remanded to the county jail on $600 bail or until the fine is paid.

State police arrested Matthew S. Blanchard, 45, of New Orleans on August 17, and charged him with aggravated DWI following a traffic stop during which he allegedly failed standard field sobriety tests. Blanchard was sent to the county jail in lieu of $500 cash/$1,000 bond and was scheduled to reappear on August 20.

Richard R. Regan, 35, of West Fulton, was arrested on August 18 and charged with harassment after his ex-girlfriend contacted police and told them Regan was harassing her at her place of employment and at her home. He was arraigned in the Town of Roxbury Court and released on recognizance to reappear on September 3. An order of protection was also issued.

After responding to reports of a domestic dispute in Arkville on August 21, state police arrested Arkville resident Richard E. Herrel, 39, and charged him with second degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal mischief following a verbal altercation that allegedly escalated to physical harassment. Herrel was processed and released on recognizance, and an order of protection was issued.