Tri-county blotter

Traffic stop results in DWI charges

MOHAWK — Darrin M. Johnson, 22, of 236 Glen Drive, Fultonville, was arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies April 4 and charged with drunken driving and not having adequate exhaust.

Deputies said Johnson was stopped on Switzer Hill Road and it was determined that he was driving while impaired by alcohol.

Johnson was turned over to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on an unrelated warrant.

Investigation leads to contraband charges

GLEN — Taylor P. Jenkins, 25, of 5 Castle Drive, Stillwater, was arrested by the Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies April 28 and charged with promoting prison contraband.

Deputies said they arrested Jenkins on warrant from Town Court for charges of promoting contraband stemming from an investigation conducted by the corrections officers in the county jail.

Jenkins was arraigned in Town Court and sent to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in lieu of $5,000 cash and $10,000 bond.

Suspicious vehicle leads to pot charge

MOHAWK — Emily N. Klimek, 21, of 35 Grand St., was arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies April 19 and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Deputies said Klimek was arrested after they were contacted about a suspicious vehicle parked along Route 5 in the town of Mohawk. Deputies said a vehicle search was initiated after the odor of marijuana was found to be emanating from the vehicle and a small quantity of marijuana was located within the vehicle, which Klimek admitted belonged to her.

Klimek was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in Town Court on May 10.

Traffic infraction leads to charges

CANAJOHARIE — Eugene McKeever, 47, of 720 Albany St., Schenectady, was arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies April 16 and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle.

Deputies said McKeever was seen driving on Route 5S in the town of Canajoharie and it was observed that he did not drive with adequate care towards a stopped emergency vehicle. Deputies said McKeever was pulled over and a check of his license showed it had been suspended for failure to answer a summons in the city of Albany.

McKeever was arrested and issued a uniform traffic ticket to appear in Town Court.

By Patricia Older

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