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.
Briggs was arraigned in Town of Stamford Justice Court and released in the custody of his mother to await further court action.
The court issued his girlfriend an order of protection.

Earl L. Thomas, 20, of Oneonta was arrested by state police on January 3 and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Police say they spotted Thomas’ vehicle parked on the shoulder of Route 23 in Harpersfield and stopped to see if the driver needed assistance.
Thomas was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Harpersfield Justice Court on January 23 at 7 p.m.

Two area sisters face assault charges after they allegedly beat up a Grand Gorge woman last Thursday morning at the Hodge Podge Apartments in Grand Gorge.
State police say they charged Krista L. Hess, 21, of Hobart and her sister, Cortney R. Hess, 18, of Grand Gorge with simple assault after they received a complaint.
Both women were issued appearance tickets returnable in Town of Roxbury Justice Court on January 11 at 9 a.m.

Timothy C. Coco, 19, of Prattsville was arrested by state police on January 8 and charged with criminal impersonation after state police stopped the car in which he was a passenger and allegedly found him to be in possession of another person’s driver’s license.
Coco was issued a ticket returnable in Town of Gilboa Justice Court on January 26.

Tabetha D. Barnhart, 26, of Delhi was arrested by state police on January 7 and faces a number of traffic charges after she was stopped on Route 10 in Delhi when police noticed that her vehicle carried an expired registration.
Police say they charged her with driving with a suspended license, driving with a suspended registration and with having no insurance.
The tickets are returnable in Town of Delhi Justice Court on January 24 at 9 a.m.