Area Police News: Nov. 19, 2008

State police arrested Michael J. Vreeland, 58, of Bridgewater, N.J., and charged him with DWI following a traffic stop in Delhi on Monday, Nov. 10. Police stopped Vreeland after observing that a taillight on his vehicle was out, and upon interviewing him allegedly noticed an odor of alcohol. He subsequently failed a standard field sobriety tests and was issued uniform traffic tickets for DWI, aggravated DWI, first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operator and obstructed taillight. Vreeland was remanded to the county jail on $2,500 and scheduled to reappear on Nov. 14.

Ethan L. Martin, 18, of Grand Gorge was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after he was pulled over for speeding and police allegedly observed a bag of marijuana in plain view. Martin was issued an appearance ticket for unlawful possession of marijuana and a speeding ticket, both returnable on Dec. 17.

Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Wednesday, Nov. 12 and arrested Bloomville resident Timothy J. Aldrich, 43, who allegedly participated in a verbal domestic dispute, during which police say he threw beer cans at his victim, then allegedly punched her repeatedly in the face. He was arrested and charged with third-degree assault and was then remanded to the county jail on $500 bail. An order of protection was issued.

State police served a bench warrant on Fleischmanns resident Cameron R. Lickey, 48, who was taken into custody and sent to the county jail on $1,200 bail/$2,400 bond and scheduled to reappear in the Town of Roxbury Court on Dec. 3.

Damon D. Rotondi, 40, was arrested Thursday for DWI following a one-car motor vehicle accident in which Rotondi lost control of his vehicle. According to police, Rotondi had glassy eyes, impaired speech and smelled of alcohol; he was administered standard field sobriety tests and was subsequently arrested for DWI. Rotondi was arraigned in the Town of Bovina and posted bail, and is scheduled to reappear on Dec. 2.

Arkville resident Spencer L. Davis, 45, was arrested Friday and charged with harassment after his ex-girlfriend told police he had violated an order of protection by sending her eight letters. Davis admitted to sending the letters and was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $200 bail.