Area Police News: March 26, 2008

Michael C. Slawatycki, 23, of South Kortright was arrested by state police last week Tuesday and charged with DWI after his disabled vehicle was found on Madison Hill Road in the Town of Stamford. Police say they charged Slawatycki when he allegedly failed a field sobriety test. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Stamford Justice Court on April 10.

Shane I. Furman, 19, of Arkville was arrested Thursday by state police following a traffic stop on Route 28 in the Town of Middletown and is now being held in the county jail as a fugitive from justice who is wanted in Bradford County, Pa. Police say they stopped Furman who then told them that he did not have a driver’s license. A police data base check revealed that Furman was wanted in Pennsylvania. He was arraigned in Middletown Justice Court and remanded to the county jail.

Lisa M. Scott, 38, of East Meredith was arrested by state police Saturday and charged with DWI after she was stopped at the intersection of county Route 18 and state Route 10 in the Town of Kortright for a traffic violation. Police say they charged Scott after she allegedly failed a field sobriety test. She was issued an appearance ticket returnable on April 15 in Town of Kortright Justice Court.

Paul J. Engelhardt, 24, of Margaretville was arrested by state police Saturday and charged with DWI after he was stopped on Route 28 in the Town of Delhi for a traffic violation. Police say they charged Engelhardt when his blood alcohol content allegedly tested .80 percent. Engelhardt was issued an appearance ticket returnable at a later date.

Lance Lee, 37, of Harpersfield was arrested by state police last week Wednesday and charged with violating the terms of a conditional discharge. He was arraigned in Village of Stamford Justice Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $500 cash bail.

Steven J. Vitale, 17, of Jefferson was arrested Saturday by state police and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after he was stopped for speeding in the Village of Hobart. Police say they issued an appearance ticket to Vitale that is returnable in Town of Stamford Justice Court on April 8.

Raymond Hayes, 18, of South Kortright was arrested by state police Sunday and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after a trooper allegedly found him to be in possession of a bag of pot while Hayes was being interviewed for crossing police tape at a fire scene in the Town of Stamford. Hayes was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Stamford Justice Court on April 8.

Larry A. Vamosy, 61, of Jefferson was arrested by state police Sunday and charged with DWI after he allegedly ran a red light at the intersection of state routes 10 and 23 in Stamford. In addition to DWI, Vamosy was also charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. He was issued appearance tickets returnable in Village of Stamford Justice Court on April 16.

Michael D. Hadden, 22, of Grand Gorge was arrested by state police Monday and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after police allegedly found a pipe containing marijuana residue in his pants pocket during a traffic stop.
Also charged in the case was Jason DuMond, no age or address given, who was the driver of the car in which Hadden was a passenger. DuMond was issued tickets charging him with being a suspended driver and for having a suspended registration.
Both men were issued tickets returnable in Town of Stamford Justice Court on April 8.