Area Police News: Feb. 10, 2010

Delaware County Sheriff’s arrested Lisa A. Schmidt, 33, of DeLancey on February 5. Schmidt was arrested on a warrant out of the Town of Stamford Court for the charge of second-degree aggravated harassment. Schmidt was arraigned at the Town of Stamford Court and released on her own recognizance and is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.

Following a traffic stop on Main Street in the Village of Margaretville on Jan. 28 Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Roberta A. Peters, 23, of Arkville on charges of uninspected motor vehicle and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Peters was issued tickets and is to appear in Town of Middletown Court at a later date.  

Following a traffic stop in the Village of Delhi on January 30, Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Bradley W. Vohs, 31, of Delhi on charges of failure to signal turn, driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated. Vohs was issued tickets and is to appear in Village of Delhi Court.

A Walton couple faces charges of petit larceny following an incident in which they allegedly stole a set of silverware from the man’s mother. Harold L. Spry Jr., 57, and his girlfriend, Jacqueline Haynes, 50, were arrested Feb. 3. Spry was charged with one count of petit larceny and Haynes was charged with one count of petit larceny and one count of second-degree harassment from an alleged incident in which police say Spry’s mother said she was physically attacked by Haynes. Both parties were arraigned in Walton and remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond returnable to the Town of Walton Court on February 10.

Bloomville resident Shelly S. Tompkins, 28, was arrested February 3 and charged with a DWI after police say they observed her driving on the wrong side of the road and nearly striking another car head-on. Police say Tompkins had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage, slurred speech, and red watery eyes, and that she was arrested pursuant to a positive breath screen. She was transported to the Margaretville police station, where an alcotest allegedly showed her blood alcohol content to be .12 percent. She was issued uniform traffic tickets for DWI returnable to the Town of Stamford Court on February 9.

Kyle A. Finch, 21, of Arkville, was arrested last Wednesday on a warrant issued by the Town of Middletown Court. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Middletown Court on March 24.

Grand Gorge resident Patrick M. O’Donnell, 36, was arrested Friday following a traffic stop initiated in the Village of Stamford due to a tail light out. Police say O’Donnell said he didn’t have his license on him, and that a license check showed that he only had a permit, which was suspended for no insurance on file. O’Donnell was issued uniform traffic tickets for third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating a vehicle while license and registration are suspended, operating without insurance, unlicensed operator, unregistered motor vehicle, unsafe tires and no tail lamp, all returnable to the Village of Stamford Court on February 17.

Highmount resident Rafael “Cono” Figueroa, 30, was arrested Friday on a Delaware County warrant. He was transported to the Delaware County Jail for arraignment.

Eric Victor Rossman, 30, of Stamford, was arrested Saturday and issued uniform traffic tickets for second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, no insurance, operating out of restrictions, suspended registration and no head lamp. He was arraigned in the Town of Stamford court and released on recognizance to reappear on February 9.

Andes resident Tom Munro, 45, was arrested Saturday following a traffic stop that was initiated after police say he was clocked doing 78 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone. Police say they detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage, and that, following standard field sobriety tests, Munro was taken into custody for DWI. He was issued uniform traffic tickets for speeding and DWI, returnable to the Middletown Court on March 4.

Cristian Pop-Eleches, 35, of Andes was arrested Sunday after police say they initiated a traffic stop for no headlamp and that a subsequent check of his license revealed that Pop-Eleches had a suspended license. He was issued uniform traffic tickets for no passenger side headlight and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, both returnable to the Town of Middletown Court on March 18.

Shandaken Police reported the arrest of 23-year-old Mt. Tremper resident Fred Wood Jr. and Port Jervis resident Gary Sylak on Sunday afternoon. Police say they received a complaint from a 15-year-old male, stating that he had been assaulted on Saturday night in the hamlet of Phoenicia. A warrant was secured and both men were arrested and charged with third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a minor.