Police News

Area Police News: January 18, 2012

Shandaken Police were called to a group residence on January 12 for a complaint of a resident allegedly making threats against others. Police responded and arrested Kevin Washington, 41, for one count of harassment and one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance for allegedly possessing a crack pipe with cocaine residue.
Washington was issued appearance tickets and transported to Kingston Hospital for evaluation.


Area Police News: January 11, 2012

Joseph M. Goodnough, 19, of Warnerville was arrested by state police on January 5 and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation after he was stopped on Lake Street in Stamford for speeding. Goodnough was arraigned in Village of Stamford Justice Court and released to reappear on January 18 at 9 a.m.

Jason B. Briggs, 34, of Hobart was arrested by state police on January 2 and charged with two counts of second-degree aggravated harassment following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend during which he allegedly threatened to kill her.


Area Police News: January 4, 2012

Preston S. Lemaster, 24, of Gilboa was arrested by state police on December 31 and charged with DWI drugs after he was stopped on Route 30 in the Town of Roxbury for speeding.
Police say they found a small quantity of marijuana in Lemaster’s vehicle.
He was issued uniform traffic tickets returnable in Town of Roxbury Justice Court on January 11.


Area Police News: December 28, 2011

Four residents of Delaware and Otsego counties, including a Bovina resident, were arrested in a coordinated drug raid last Tuesday, Dec. 20 during which authorities say they seized more than $120,000 worth of oxycodone powder and $1,800 in cash.

Scott Burns, 45, of Lee Hollow Road in the Town of Bovina was arrested and charged by state police with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.


Area Police News: December 21, 2011

Jessica M. Krom, 18, of Hensonville, a student at ONC BOCES in Grand Gorge, was arrested by state police on December 14 and charged with disorderly conduct after she allegedly became enraged when another student didn’t want to speak to her.
Police say Krom followed the student to a classroom where she disrupted several classes with her screaming, cursing and demands to speak with the other student.
Krom was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Roxbury Justice Court on December 21.


Area Police News: December 14, 2011

Sabrina M. Brooks, 33, of Stone Ridge was arrested by Shandaken Police Department Deputies Sunday after deputies observed her vehicle in the ditch along Route 28 in Shandaken.
Deputies report that when they advised Brooks that she was being placed into custody she allegedly attempted to prevent the arrest. She was charged with aggravated DWI and resisting arrest.
Brooks was issued appearance tickets returnable in Shandaken Justice Court at a later date.


Area Police News: December 7, 2011

Two Andes teenagers face drug and alcohol charges after the car in which they were riding was stopped Saturday by state police on Delaware Avenue in Andes for a traffic violation.
Police say they charged the driver, Lonny Chin, 17, with unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of alcohol by a person under 21.

Also charged was a passenger in the vehicle, Benjamin B. Houshmand, 16. He faces charges of unlawful possession of marijuana, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21.


Area Police News: November 30, 2011

Brandon M. Galunas, 21, of Andes was arrested by state police on November 21 and charged with criminal mischief after he allegedly damaged a pickup truck belonging to an area man in what police say was a domestic incident. Police say the man had driven to Galunas’ home on Bussy Hollow Road to pick up his son’s girlfriend where the incident happened. Police said that alcohol was involved in the incident.
Galunas was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Andes Justice Court on December 8 at 7 p.m.


Area Police News: November 23, 2011

Meghan Peck, 19, of Andes sustained serious head injuries after a one-vehicle accident on Wolf Hollow Road in the Town of Andes that took place about 7:40 p.m. on Sunday. State police said that Peck was traveling east at an unsafe speed when she lost control of the 2000 Dodge pickup she was driving and struck a ditch. The truck became airborne before striking a tree. Peck was thrown from the vehicle.


Area Police News: November 16, 2011

Lisa M. Skala, 28, of Arkville was arrested by state police on November 9 and charged with second-degree harassment following a series of events involving another local woman. Police say the incidents began earlier at work, continued later with name calling and then ended when Skala allegedly swerved into her lane on Route 28 in Arkville causing the complaintant to take evasive action.

Police say they issued Skala a summons returnable in Town of Middletown Justice Court.


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