2015-03-11 / Police News

Area Police News

Frank L. Osborne, 50, of Chichester was arrested by Shandaken Police on March 4 and charged with third-degree assault and criminal obstruction of breathing following an argument with another man at the Phoenicia Liquor Store.

Osborne was issued appearance tickets returnable in Shandaken Town Court on March 19.

Kenneth A. Jackson, 49, no address given, faces a number of charges following an incident on March 4 during which he allegedly backed into a market Shandaken Police vehicle several times causing damage while officers were trying to remove him from the vehicle. Police say the incident happened late Monday night on state Route 214 in Phoenicia.

Jackson was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, DWI, criminal mischief, endangering the welfare of a child, aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operation of a vehicle and unsafe backing.

He was arraigned in Shandaken Town Court and remanded to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail to await further court action.

Two Andes men received tickets on February 28 after the car in which they were riding was stopped on Route 28 in Fleischmanns.

State police say they ticketed the driver, Ronald J. Boerner, 27, for speeding and a passenger, Casey J. Sidorowicz, 26, with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Both men were issued tickets returnable in Town of Middletown Justice Court on April 1.

Three area residents, Korey Bush, 19, of Kelly Corners, Racheal L. Carey, 21, and Roger L. Votee, 33, both of Arkville, were issued appearance tickets charging them with second-degree criminal trespass after they entered a rental property on Pavilion Road in Arkville.

Police say the complaint came from the owner of the property.

Gordan Lew, 56, of Margaret- ville was arrested by state police on March 3 and charged with third-degree insurance fraud after he allegedly placed insurance coverage on his car after hitting a deer and then filing a claim. State police say the case came to the front when they were able to provide the insurance company with photos of Lew’s vehicle showing damage prior to when insurance coverage was put in place.

Lew was arraigned in Town of Middletown Justice Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $7,500 cash bail. He is scheduled to reappear on March 5 at 1 p.m.

Kristopher L. Walcutt, 19, of Roxbury was arrested by state police on March 6 and charged with second-degree criminal trespass and possession of alcohol by a person under 21 following a fight with two other men on Main Street in Fleisch- manns.

Police say Walcutt was highly intoxicated at the time and that following the fight, he tried to enter a residence where the other two men had retreated.

He was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Middletown Justice Court on March 18 at 10 a.m.

Aaron C. Anderson, 22, of Delhi was arrested by state police on March 7 and charged with DWI after he was stopped for speeding on Route 10 in Walton.

Police say that charged Anderson when his blood alcohol level allegedly tested .15 percent. He was issued tickets returnable in Town of Walton Justice Court on March 25 at 7 p.m.

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