Area Police News: December 18, 2013
Officers from the Town of Shandaken Police Department investigated a two-car personal injury accident on December 14 on Route 228 in Big Indian.
Officers report that a vehicle being driven by Carsten Warnes, 46, of Boiceville was eastbound on Route 28 when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed into the westbound lane striking a vehicle operated by Paul Weber, 56, of Cooperstown.
A passenger in Weber’s vehicle, Heidi Pressly, 54, of Edmeston, was transported to Margaretville Hospital by the Shandaken ambulance with minor injuries.
Richard T. Hildebrant, 49, of Jefferson was arrested by state police on December 10 and charged with DWI after he backed into another vehicle in the parking lot at the Stewart Shop on Lake Street in Stamford.
Police say they charged Hildebrant when his blood alcohol level allegedly tested .10 percent. He was issued tickets returnable in Town of Harpersfield Justice Court on January 13 at 7 p.m.