Tri-county blotter 09/17

Man allegedly broke into cars

JOHNSTOWN — Mark R. Smith, 27, of 105 Barbour St., Buckhannon, W.V., was charged by city police at 2:45 a.m. Sept. 9 with petit larceny and fourth-degree grand larceny.

Police said he was observed going through parked cars in the Washington Street vicinity.

Smith was held for arraignment in City Court.

Traffic stop leads to numerous charges

JOHNSTOWN — Zachary D.M. Warner, 23, of 209 N. Market St., Apartment 1, was charged by city police at 10:20 p.m. Sept. 8 with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, suspended registration, and uninsured motor vehicle.

Police said the motorist was charged on North Perry Street.

He will appear later in City Court.

Arguing in the street leads to charges

JOHNSTOWN — Two people were arrested by city police in connection with an incident at 10:25 p.m. Sept. 6.

Police said Casondra L. Palmer, 25, of 66 Washington St., Gloversville, was charged with disorderly conduct and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Police said Leon E. Ostrander, 43, of 40 Yost St., was charged with disorderly conduct.

Officers responded to a disturbance on East Main Street in which the suspects were fighting with each other. Palmer was also accused of intentionally breaking Ostrander’s cell phone, police said.

Both suspects will appear later in City Court.

Additional charges lodged against man

AMSTERDAM — Bryce R. Vanderhoef, 42, of 33 Bunn St. second floor, Amsterdam, was re-charged on Thursday by city police as a result of additional charges being filed as part of the drug investigation into the sale and possession of controlled substances at 33 Bunn St, second floor. Vanderhoef has additional charges of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor.

Two charged after complaint

AMSTERDAM — Two people were charged on Wednesday by city police. Depree B. Faulks, 26, of 100 Virginia Lane H-5, Amsterdam, was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class B felony and resisting arrest, a class A misdemeanor. Johanna L. Ronquillo, 33, of Apartment 1-42, Mathias Ave., Amsterdam, was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration, a class A misdemeanor. When officers responded to a complaint, they saw people in the street. The responding officers recognized one of the individuals as having an outstanding arrest warrant for sale of controlled substances. When the officers approached him, he locked the door of the apartment at 42 Mathias Ave.

Accident leads to DWI charges

JOHNSTOWN — Shauna M. Merendo, 20, of 325 Locust Ave., Amsterdam, was charged by city police at 12:29 a.m. Tuesday with failure to keep right and driving while intoxicated.

Police said she was charged at the scene of an accident at 465 N. Perry St.

She will appear later in City Court.

By Patricia Older

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