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.
Morse was issued appearance tickets ordering him to appear in the Town of Stamford Court on June 11 to answer the charges.
The arrest of Morse is the result of increased security and employee monitoring being conducted by Covidien Healthcare. Covidien Healthcare security staff, the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will continue to work together to identify and prosecute those responsible for the diversion of pharmaceutical controlled substances.
Shandaken Police report the arrest of a Pine Hill man for the misdemeanors of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and petit larceny. Quinton Ruffin, 55, was arraigned in Shandaken Justice Court and remanded to the Ulster County Jail on cash bail and is scheduled to reappear at a later date.
Derrick N. Hoyt, 27, of Delancey was arrested by state police on May 21 and charged with petit larceny after he allegedly stole three items from a home in Hamden where he had been hired to do some work. Police say the homeowner had given him keys to the house and had been away for two weeks.
Hoyt was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Hamden Justice Court on June 11.
Kenneth F. Dillman, 18, of Stamford was arrested by state police on May 27 and charged with DWI after he was stopped on Main Street in Stamford. Police say Dillman told them that he had been consuming alcohol and he was charged when his blood alcohol level allegedly tested .06 percent.
He was issued a ticket returnable in Town of Stamford Justice Court on June 11.
Joshua W. Balcom, 26, of Margaretville was arrested by state police on May 26 and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest following an incident on Main Street in Margaretville.
Balcom was arraigned in Town of Middletown Justice Court and released to reappear at a later date.
Michael J. Scofield, 33, of Deposit was arrested by state police on May 22 and charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation after he was stopped on Route 28 in Margaretville for not wearing a seat belt.
Scofield was arraigned in Town of Middletown Justice Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $500 cash bail.
Lisa A. Labumbard, 43, of Margaretville was arrested by state police on May 24 and charged with disorderly conduct following an incident at the Hess Station on Route 28 during which she accused troopers of harassing her and during which she allegedly used obscene language.
She was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Middletown Justice Court on June 13.