Area Police News: September 10, 2008

State police arrested Jeffrey A. Cortese, 23, of Arkville on September 2 and charged him with one count of third-degree criminal mischief after he allegedly drove a truck through the yard of Jerry Hamil, destroying his honey stand and sign. Cortese was also charged with second-degree aggravated harassment for making repeated and threatening calls to his ex-girlfriend, who resides with Hamil. He was remanded to the county jail on $1,000 bail for the initial charge and was to be arraigned on the harassment charge at a later date. Also arrested in conjunction with the incident was Anthony J. Cincotta, 62, of Roxbury, who allegedly drove Cortese from the scene. He was charged with third-degree hindering prosecution and was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Roxbury Town Court on October 1.

State police arrested three individuals on September 2 and charged them with unlawful possession of marijuana after allegedly finding six burnt marijuana joints in their vehicle after they were pulled over for having only one functioning headlamp. Sheniece A. Burke, 21, of Brooklyn, Xavier A. Harrison, 20, of Far Rockaway, and Yanarenee A. Telfer, 20, of Brooklyn, were issued appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Delhi on September 24 and Telfer was issued a uniform traffic ticket for an inadequate headlight.

Jeffrey C. All, 50, of Bloomville, was arrested September 3 and charged with felony DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation, unregistered motor vehicle and failure to stop after he was pulled over for allegedly failing to stop at a stop sign. Police say they smelled an odor of alcohol and All subsequently failed field sobriety tests.

A bench warrant issued by the Town of Delhi was served on Zachery N. Moltere, 21, of Fleischmanns on September 5 for failure to pay a fine. Moltere was arraigned in the Town of Middletown and sent to the county jail on $1,000 cash bail.

State police arrested Niagara Falls resident David D. Spacone, 21, on September 5 and charged him with unlawful possession of marijuana. Spacone was at the Quickway in the Village of Delhi, where he was accused of shoplifting. Upon emptying his pockets, he was found to be in possession of three grams of marijuana. Spacone was issued an appearance ticket returnable in the Town of Delhi on September 10.