Area Police News: April 9, 2008

Greggory R. Forbis, 26, of Middleburgh was arrested by state police Thursday and charged with second-degree criminal contempt and obstruction of governmental administration after he allegedly failed to obey a Schohaire County order of protection. Forbis was picked up by state police in Stamford and arraigned in Village of Stamford Justice Court. He was sent to the county jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail to await further court action.

Stephen C. Voorhees, 49, of Prattsville was arrested by state police Saturday and charged with DWI after he was stopped by state police on Route 23 in the Town of Gilboa. Police say they charged Voorhees when his blood alcohol level allegedly tested .10 percent. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Gilboa Justice Court on April 24.

A Grand Gorge resident faces a number of charges after he was stopped Wednesday by state police for allegedly driving 114 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone on Route 23 in the Town of Stamford. State police say they arrested Thomas A. Forlano, 38, after they allegedly observed him make an unsafe start and speed in the Village of Stamford. Forlano was stopped east of the Town of Stamford in Schoharie County. He was charged with speeding, unsafe start, unsafe tire, no seat belt for a child in the front seat and unlawful possession of marijuana. He was issued appearance tickets returnable in Town of Stamford Justice Court yesterday.

Matthew R. Olsen, 21, of Bloomville was arrested by state police Thursday and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after he was stopped on Route 10 in the Town of Kortright for a traffic violation. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Kortright Justice Court on April 22.

Virginia A. DeMarco, 53, of Stamford was arrested by state police Friday and charged with DWI after she was stopped for a traffic violation on Academy Street in Stamford. State police say they charged DeMarco when her blood alcohol level allegedly tested .12 percent.

David W. Platt, 49, of Andes was arrested by state police Sunday and faces a number of charges following a dispute with his son-in-law during which he allegedly head-butted his son-in-law and then smashed a window in a room where his granddaughter was. Platt was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child.
He was arraigned in Town of Andes Justice Court and released to await further court action.

Kevan R. Bush, 22, of Delhi was arrested by state police Monday and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after he was stopped on Church Street in Kortright for not wearing a seat belt. Bush was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Kortright Justice Court on April 15.