Area Police News: March 17, 2010

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of Roxbury resident Dominic L. Cilento, 24, last Monday on a bench warrant out of the Town of Middletown Court for failure to pay a fine. He was released on recognizance under the condition that he would pay the court $100 by April 1.

Margaretville resident Joshua D. Nava, 22, was arrested last Tuesday after police say they observed him traveling at 69 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone and traveling in the roadway’s shoulder. Upon running his license, police say Nava was found to have nine scoffs on five dates; he was issued four uniform traffic tickets for second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operator, speeding, and crossing a hazardous marking. He was arraigned in the Town of Middletown Court and was released and ordered to return on March 10.

A Stamford man is facing a number of charges following a reported domestic dispute in the Town of Stamford last Wednesday. State police arrested 24-year-old William L. Jones and charged him with two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief and one count of second-degree harassment after they say he struck his girlfriend in the face, grabbed her arm, unhooked the phones so she couldn’t contact emergency services, took her cell phone away, and broke her computer. He was arraigned at the Village of Stamford Court and was remanded to the Delaware County Jail in lieu of $500 bail to return on April 1.

Nicholas G. Mitchell, 40, of Margaretville was remanded to the Delaware County Jail last Wednesday following an arraignment for first-degree criminal contempt. He is being held on $7,500 cash/$15,000 bond and was to reappear on March 11.

Fleischmanns resident J, Kemp Loekle, 52, was arrested Friday and charged with a DWI after police say they stopped him on State Route 28 and observed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage, slurred speech, glassy eyes and an odor of marijuana in the vehicle. Police say he was placed under arrest subsequent to standard field sobriety tests and a positive alcosensor. Upon a search, police say they also located a bag of marijuana in his pants pocket. He was transported to the Margaretville police station, where an alcotest showed Loekle’s blood alcohol content to be .20 percent. He was arraigned in the Town of Middletown Court and was remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $1,000 cash/$2,000 bond.

Greene resident Jarrett J. Pilkington, 22, was arrested Friday and charged with a DWI after police say they stopped him in the Town of Delhi for crossing over the double-yellow line along Route 10. A breath test allegedly showed a reading of .09 percent BAC; Pilkington was issued tickets for DWI, failure to keep right, and moving from lane unsafely, all returnable to the Town of Delhi Court on March 23.

Police arrested Jefferson resident Daniel B. Terk, 39, on Saturday and charged him with a DWI after they say they observed him filling his gas tank at Stewart’s Shop in Stamford. They say that when Terk passed them, they noticed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage and poor coordination. He refused to submit to standard field sobriety tests and was transported to the Stamford police station, where he refused a chemical test. Terk was charged with felony DWI and refusal of a breath screen device and was arraigned in the Village of Stamford Court. He was remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $5,000 cash/$10,000 bond.

A Delhi woman was arrested Sunday and faces a number of charges following a report of harassment. State police arrested Sherri L. Telian, 45, and charged her with second-degree aggravated harassment and second-degree harassment after they say they received a complaint from a woman who claimed Telian phoned her and called her names and accused her of causing her ex’s suicide. Telian is also accused of accosting the woman at Hogan’s store in Andes, following her around and calling her names. Telian was arraigned in the Town of Andes Court and was released on recognizance to reappear on March 23.

Lisa R. Pilliccieri, 32, of Arkville, was arrested Sunday and charged with a DWI after police say they responded to a report of a vehicle off the roadway in the Town of Middletown and issued standard field sobriety tests to Pilliccieri. She was transported to the Margaretville police station, where she was issued uniform traffic tickets for DWI and moving from the lane unsafely, both returnable to the Town of Middletown Court on March 25.