Area Police News: July 1, 2009

The Shandaken Police Department has announced the arrest of four Pine Hill residents on Tuesday and Wednesday night for numerous burglaries in the Pine Hill and Big Indian areas, which occurred between the end of May and in June. Police say that while conducting a burglary investigation which had occurred on Tuesday afternoon they located four suspects and stolen property that had been taken at another residence that had also been burglarized late Tuesday afternoon, both in the Big Indian area.
Arrested and charged were Felix A. Cruz, 21, Bradley V. Grant, 18, Desirea Walley, 19, and Anthony C. Kilter, 19, all of Pine Hill. All four defendants face numerous charges including burglary and criminal possession of stolen property.
All four were remanded to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail. Shandaken Police were assisted by state police, Ulster County Sheriff’s Deputies and DEP Police.
Betsy L. Peters, 26, of Arkville was arrested by state police last week Monday and charged with petit larceny after she allegedly stole $200 from the cash register at the Roxbury Country Store where she had been employed.
She was issued an appearance ticket returnable in the Town of Roxbury Justice Court on July 6.
Four Walton youths were charged with traffic or alcohol related offenses Wednesday after the car in which they were riding was stopped on Route 10 in Delhi.
Police say they charged Charles H. Boecke, 18, was with unlicensed operation and no plate lamp; Robert M. Carroll, 17, was charged with unlawful possession of alcohol; Branon L. Newell, 19, was charged with unlawful possession of alcohol and marijuana and Anthony C. Soules, 21, was charged with having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and consumption in a motor vehicle.
All four defendants were issued appearance tickets returnable in Walton Town Court on July 14.
Derik A. Stoesser, 20, of Hobart faces a number of charges after he allegedly let the air out of the tire of a state police cruiser Saturday while it was parked at the South Kortright Central School during graduation. Police say Stoesser became unruly while being arrested and had to be subdued.
He faces charges of obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, DWAI, unlicensed operation and aggravated unlicensed operation.
He was arraigned in Town of Kortright Justice Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail to await further court action on July 21.
Howard G. Manon, 40, of Fleischmanns was arrested by state police Saturday and charged with felony DWI and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation after he allegedly borrowed a car without the owner’s permission.
Following his arrest Manon was arraigned in Middletown Justice Court and remanded to the county jail to await further court action.