Area Police News: Feb. 25, 2009

Sheila E. Giugliano, 46, of East Northport was arrested by state police last week Tuesday and charged with DWI after she was stopped on Route 28 in Fleischmanns for a traffic violation. Police say that Giugliano was also charged with speeding, unsafe passing, failure to comply with the lawful order of a police officer, driving an uninspected motor vehicle and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. She was arraigned in Town of Middletown Justice Court and remanded to the county jail to await further court action.

Kenneth R. Todd, 25, of Arkville was arrested by state police last week Tuesday and charged with DWI after he was stopped on county Route 38 in Arkville for a traffic violation. Police say Todd was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Middletown Justice Court on March 5.

Jonathan Wright, 35, of New York City was arrested by state police Thursday and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation after he was stopped on Route 28 in Arkville for a traffic violation. Wright was arraigned in Town of Middletown Justice Court and released on $500 cash bail to reappear on March 11.

James D. Rogers, 71, of Stamford was arrested by state police last week Tuesday and charged with DWI following a one-car property damage accident on county Route 18 in Stamford. Police say they charged Rogers when his blood alcohol content allegedly tested .13 percent. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Stamford Justice Court on March 10.

Charges of endangering the welfare of a child, made against Jessica M. Delehanty, 38, of Arkville on Dec. 19, 2007 were dismissed in Town of Middletown Justice Court on Feb. 11 when the Delaware County District Attorney’s office failed to respond to a demand for information by Delehanty’s attorney in a timely manner. Delehanty was represented by Stamford attorney Michael A. Jacobs.

Six hikers who had been reported missing on Slide Mountain Saturday walked out of the woods at 10:15 p.m., all in good health. The hikers had been reported overdue by a friend who told police that they had been at the summit of the mountain at 3 p.m. that afternoon. Assisting Shandaken Police in the search were state police, Ulster County Sheriff’s Deputies, New York State Police Air Unit, Shandaken ambulance paramedics and New York State Forest Rangers.