2017-05-24 / Police News

New York State Police

May 15, New York State Police at Margaretville arrested Oscar R. De La Rosa, 30, of Fleischmanns for the misdemeanor of criminal contempt second degree. This arrest occurred after troopers responded to a harassment complaint at a home on Main Street in the Village of Fleischmanns. An investigation determined that on May 14, De La Rosa had left flowers and a card outside the door of a person who lives at that home. His conduct violated a valid full stay-away order of protection, which was placed against him by the person who lives inside. The order of protection was issued by another court on behalf of the victim earlier this year. De La Rosa was arraigned in the Town of Middletown Court and bail was set and made by him. His next court date is pending.

May 16, State police at Stamford arrested William Caiati, 24, of Hobart for the misdemeanors of criminal contempt of court second degree, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, criminal mischief fourth degree, and the violation of harassment second degree.

This arrest occurred after troopers responded to a Delaware County 911 report of a dispute at a home on Main Street in the Town of Stamford. An investigation determined that on May 15, during an argument Caiati had thrown the victim onto a bed, and then grabbed the victim by the throat choking her. His conduct violated a valid order of protection that the victim had placed against him earlier this year on her behalf.

Caiati was arraigned in the Town of Stamford Court and was remanded to the county jail in lieu of a $2,000 cash bail. His next court date is pending.

Delaware County Sheriff

April 27, The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office participated in the NYS Governors Traffic Safety Committee Operation Safe Stop Initiative to promote school bus safety through education and enforcement efforts. In conjunction with the transportation departments from six participating Delaware County School Districts including Delhi CS, Downsville CS, and South Kortright CS, five Sheriff’s Deputies were assigned to follow and observe specific school buses during the course of their morning and/or afternoon bus runs. The Deputies were assigned to bus routes, which have had a higher incident of passed bus complaints. Although, no passed bus incidents occurred during the course of the Sheriff’s office participation in this initiative, Deputies did note several potential problematic issues/locations. Those issues/locations were then referred to the appropriate school district for review. No issues or concerns were reported for Delhi, Downsville, or South Kortright.

The arrest occurred during the course of an investigation of a vehicle reported to have gone off the road and into a ditch, in the Town of Davenport. Ladlee was found unresponsive by first responders in the driver’s seat of the vehicle, after allegedly overdosing on heroin. Ladlee later became responsive after having been administered Narcan by first responders on the scene.

Ladlee was arraigned at the Town of Davenport Court and was subsequently remanded to the custody of the county jail in lieu of $1,000 cash or $1500 bonds. He was scheduled to appear before the Town of Davenport Court at a later date.

May 6 at about 11:05 p.m., Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Bianca Lopez, 19, of Rochester on one count of criminal impersonation second degree, a class A misdemeanor. Lopez is accused of attempting to purchase an alcoholic beverage with a fake ID at a convenience store in the Village of Delhi, while in the presence of two uniformed Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies. Lopez was later processed on the above charge and was released on an appearance ticket returnable to Delhi Town Court at a later date.

May 12 at approximately 1:31 a.m., Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested and charged Ashlee S Calabrese, 40, of Walton for one count of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, a misdemeanor. The arrest occurred during the course of a traffic stop in the Town of Hamden, where it was found that Calabrese was operating a motor vehicle while her driver’s license was suspended. Calabrese was issued an appearance ticket returnable in person to the Town of Hamden Court at a later date, and was also issued traffic tickets for unlicensed operator, and speed over 55 MPH.

On Wednesday May 12 at about 7:40 p.m., Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Korey O. Bush, 21, of Delhi for one count of endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies allege the defendant engaged in an ongoing course of conduct, which was injurious to the mental and moral welfare of a 15-year-old child. He was arraigned in front of Judge Gumo at Delhi Village Court and was remanded to the county jail with a $2,500 bail $5,000 bond.

May 16, Delaware County Sheriff Deputies arrested Yesenia Lopez, 22, of North Bergen, NJ, for unlawful possession of marijuana. Lopez was traveling on state Highway 10 when she was stopped for vehicle and traffic violations. A search of her vehicle performed during the stop revealed that she was in possession of a quantity of marijuana.

Lopez was released with vehicle and traffic summons and an appearance ticket to appear in the Town of Delhi Court at a later date.

On Wednesday May 17 at about 4:24 p.m., Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Ben K. Lane, 18, of Delhi for four counts of endangering the welfare of a child and three counts of unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree.

Deputies allege the defendant transported three children in a motor vehicle to the Village of Delhi, from the Village of Walton, without notifying the children’s parents, engaged in sexual contact with a child less than 17 years of age, and permitted three children less than 18 years of age to remain upon a premises where activity involving marijuana was maintained.

Lane was arraigned in front of Judge Merrill at Hamden Town Court and was remanded to the county jail without bail pending future court action.

On Wednesday May 17 at about 4:24 p.m., Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Amy L. Sokol, 49, of Delhi for three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Deputies allege the defendant transported three children in a motor vehicle to the Village of Delhi, from the Village of Walton, without notifying the children’s parents.

Sokol was arraigned in front of Judge Laauser at Walton Town Court and was remanded to the county jail in lieu of $1,000 bail.

On Friday, May 19 at approximately 10:34 p.m., Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested and charged Troy T. Ladlee, 24, of Delhi, for one count of driving while ability impaired drugs, a misdemeanor, one count of criminal possession of controlled substance, a misdemeanor, and one count of criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument, also a misdemeanor.

May 20, Delaware County Sheriff Deputies arrested McKenzie Alexander, 25, of Stamford, on a bench warrant issued by the Town of Middletown Court. Alexander was arraigned in the Town of Middletown Court and released on cash bail. He is to return to the Town of Middletown Court on May 24, 2017 at 11a.m.

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