Area Police News: May 26, 2010

Arkville resident Joshua Ayala, 20, was served criminal summons on Thursday for second-degree harassment charges alleging that he punched and kicked his roommate over a Playstation power cord. Ayala was ordered to appear in the Town of Middletown Court on May 27.
Roxbury resident Martin L. Menne was arrested last Tuesday and charged with a DWI after police stopped him for a window tint allowing less than 70 percent light transmittance. Police say that upon approaching the vehicle, Menne exhibited signs of intoxication and that he submitted to a standard field sobriety test, which he failed. Police transported him to the Margaretville station, where a breath sample returned an alleged value of .08 percent. Menne was issued uniform traffic tickets for side windows allowing less than 70 percent light transmittance and DWI, returnable to the Town of Middletown Court on June 7.
State police arrested Gilboa resident Daniel S. Jutrzenka, 31, and charged him with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after they stopped him in the town of Stamford last Tuesday. Police say Jutrzenka held only a New York State identification, having had his license revoked, and that he had an odor of an alcoholic beverage, slurred speech and red, watery eyes. Upon taking Jutrzenka into custody for aggravated unlicensed operation, a pat down allegedly revealed a baggie containing three pills of what Jutrzenka identified as Hydrocodone in his pants pocket. He was issued tickets returnable to the Village of Stamford Court on June 3.
Heather A. Dumond, 25, of Stamford was arrested last Tuesday and charged with a DWI after police responded to a report of a combative female at a residence in Stamford. There, they say they found Dumond upset and highly intoxicated. She was arraigned in the Village of Stamford Court for refusing to submit to a chemical test and driving while intoxicated. She was remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond.
State police reported the arrest Friday in Fleischmanns of Port Chester resident Elver J. Guevara Martinez, who they say they pulled over after observing that the car he was operating had no operable plate lamp. Upon interviewing Martinez, police say he had impaired speech, poor motor coordination and glassy eyes. They also said he submitted to standard field sobriety tests, which he failed. Martinez was placed under arrest and transported to the Margaretville police station, where a breath sample returned a reportable value of .07 percent. He was issued uniform traffic tickets for unlicensed operator, DWAI-alcohol and no operable plate lamp, all returnable to the Town of Middletown Court on June 10.
Walton resident David L. Baxley, 43, was arrested Friday and charged with a DWI after police stopped him for allegedly speaking on a cell phone while driving. Upon approaching the vehicle, police say they observed the driver with glassy, watery eyes and having alcohol and marijuana odors emanating from the vehicle. Baxley was arrested and transported to the Margaretville police station, where he submitted a positive breath sample of .14 percent, and approximately 16 grams of marijuana and a metal smoking pipe with marijuana residue were obtained. He was issued uniform traffic tickets and an appearance ticket for DWI and unlawful possession of marijuana returnable to the Delhi Court on June 8.
Brandon T. Johnson, 23, of Arkville, was arrested Saturday and charged with a DWI drugs after police say they observed him pulling out of the Hess station on Route 28 with a driver’s side window tint allowing less than 70 percent light transmittance and an exhaust system that allowed excessive noise. Upon interviewing Johnson, police say they observed an odor of an alcoholic beverage and impaired speech, poor motor coordination and glassy eyes. He submitted to standard field sobriety tests, which he allegedly failed. He was transported to the Margaretville police station, where a breath test showed a reportable value of .03 percent. He was issued uniform traffic tickets for DWI drugs, side windows not allowing more than 70 percent light transmittance, and exhaust allowing excessive noise, all returnable to the Town of Middletown Court on June 14.
State police arrested Fleischmanns resident Gordon K. Williman, 68, and charged him with a DWI after they say they stopped him for failure to keep right on Route 28 in the Town of Middletown. Police say he was arrested pursuant to standard field sobriety tests, and that an alcotest administered at the Margaretville police station showed a blood alcohol content of .08 percent. He was issued uniform traffic tickets returnable to the Middletown Court on June 3.
Thomas F. Rooney, 44, of Blauvelt, was arrested Saturday and charged with a DWI after police say they observed him trying to make a turn and hitting a curb and executed a traffic stop after he was traveling on the wrong side of the road. He was arrested for DWI pursuant to standard field sobriety tests and was transported to the Margaretville police station, where police say an alcotest showed a blood alcohol content of .23 percent. He was issued uniform traffic tickets returnable to the Town of Middletown Court June 3.
East Northport resident John W. Pace, 51, was arrested and charged with a DWI after police say they stopped him for traveling 52 miles per hour in a 35-mph zone and failure to keep right. Following standard field sobriety tests, Pace was arrested and a subsequent search of the car uncovered two unmarked pill bottles. An alcotest given to Pace allegedly showed a blood alcohol content of .16 percent. He was arraigned in the Town of Middletown Court for charges of DWI and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $1,000 bail or $2,000 bond.