Police News

Area Police News: June 12, 2013

George Wyble, 62, of Cottone Road, Roxbury was arrested on June 7 and charged with the May 27 shooting a bear out of season and with shooting across a town road.
Roxbury Constable Steve Williamson reports that the case began when he investigated a report of a bear being hit by a car on Ferris Hill Road on Memorial Day.
Williamson contacted Town of Roxbury Highway Department personnel who removed the 60-pound animal and buried it.


Area Police News: June 5, 2013

On Thursday afternoon, May 30, Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies, acting on a complaint from security officers at Covidien Healthcare in Hobart, arrested and charged a former Covidien employee for the theft and possession of Hydrocodone tablets from that manufacturer.
Wayne A. Morse, III, 26, of Hobart was arrested and charged with the misdemeanor crimes of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, petit larceny and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.


Area Police News: May 15, 2013

An editing error in its issue of May 8 caused the Catskill Mountain News to mistakenly identify Mary J. Batthany, 54, of Delhi as having been arrested by state police on May 1 and charged with DWI. She was neither arrested nor charged, she was simply the owner of a vehicle operated by an individual who was charged. The News regrets the error and any confusion it may have caused.


Police News: May 8, 2013

An editing error in its issue of May 8 caused the Catskill Mountain News to mistakenly identify Mary J. Batthany, 54, of Delhi as having been arrested by state police on May 1 and charged with DWI. She was neither arrested nor charged, she was simply the owner of a vehicle operated by an individual who was charged. The News regrets the error and any confusion it may have caused.


Area Police News: April 24, 2013

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of Ronald W. Mudge, 42, of Winnie Road, Mt. Tremper. He was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, a class A misdemeanor.
On April 21 at about 3:55 p.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported domestic dispute in the Town of Shandaken. Upon arrival, deputies interviewed both parties and discovered that Mudge had allegedly grabbed the victim with his hands around the neck.


Area Police News: April 17, 2013

Two Stamford women face a number of charges following their arrests on April 8 following a disturbance at Gabriella’s Restaurant in Stamford.


Area Police News: April 10, 2013

Christopher R. Bracci, 20, of Delhi was arrested by state police on April 4 and faces a number of charges after he was found sitting in a pickup truck that was found facing southbound in the northbound lane of Route 10 in Delhi.
Police say Bracci had glassy watery eyes and was stuttering when he was questioned. He was charged with no seatbelt, parking on pavement, seventh-degree possession of a hypodermic needle, DWI drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana.
He was issued appearance tickets returnable in Town of Delhi Justice Court on April 16 at 9 a.m.


Area Police News: April 3, 2013

An Arkville man was arrested by state police and charged with burglary in connection with the March 6 forced entry at Now and Then Video on Route 28 in Margaretville.
State police say they arrested Nehemiah A. Clark, 34, of Carlson Park Road, Arkville on March 27 and charged him with burglary. He was arraigned in Town of Middletown Justice Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $500 cash bail to await further court action.


Area Police News: March 27, 2013

A South Kortright Central School student was arrested by state police on March 21 and charged with criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds. Police say they arrested Joseph G. Leonard, 17, of Bloomville after receiving a complaint from the school’s principal that he had noticed a shotgun in the student’s unattended vehicle.


Area Police News: March 19, 2013

On March 10 Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 17-year-old youth from the Town of Hamden for two counts of reckless endangerment, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and unlawfully fleeing from a police officer.


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