Area Police News: May 19, 2010
Two drivers face a number of traffic charges following a two-car accident Monday at the intersection of Route 28 and Bridge Street in Margaretville. State police were short on details but did say that cars operated by John C. Trahan, 20, of Inwood and William Archibald, 50, of Margaretville collided at the intersection.
Following the accident, which tied up traffic and brought out the Margaretville Fire Department, police charged Trahan with having no insurance and with failure to notify DMV with a change of address. Police charged Archibald with failure to yield the right of way, no insurance and failure to notify DMV of a change of address.
Both drivers, who police say were uninjured, were issued tickets returnable in Town of Middletown Justice Court on June 10.
State police arrested Stanley Ramos, 31, of Fleischmanns Wednesday on a charge of second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child following an alleged domestic dispute with his former girlfriend.
Police say Ramos was arraigned in Town of Roxbury Justice Court and released pending further court action.
Martin F. Georgia, 50, of Washington, N.J. was arrested by state police Thursday and charged with driving with a suspended license after he was stopped on Route 28 in Fleischmanns for speeding.
Georgia was arraigned in Town of Middletown Justice Court where he pled guilty to third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and speeding. He paid a $500 fine and was released.
Casey Maurice Hager, 17, of Bloomville was arrested by state police Sunday and charged with DWI after he was stopped on Gunhouse Hill Road in Kortright.
Police say they charged Hager when his blood alcohol level allegedly tested .11 percent. Hager was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Town of Kortright Justice Court on June 15.
Two Halcott residents and a Denver man were arrested by state police Saturday and charged with second-degree harassment after they allegedly harassed a fourth person on Main Street in Fleischmanns.
Charged in the case were Arron Dumond, 26, of Denver and Thomas Vitro, 22, and Nicholas Bouton, 16, both of Halcott. All three defendants were issued appearance tickets returnable in Town of Middletown Justice Court on May 20.