Tri-county blotter

Amanda M. Pike

Gloversville woman faces charges

GLOVERSVILLE — Amanda M. Pike, 20, of 56 Union St. was charged with obstruction of governmental administration by city police on Monday.

Officers said Pike was charged during a motor vehicle stop. Pike was observed switching seats with the driver of the vehicle when the traffic stop was conducted.

Pike told officers that she was the driver to prevent the actual operator from being arrested for second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

Pike was processed and arraigned in City Court by Judge Traci DiMezza.

Gloversville man arrested on warrant

GLOVERSVILLE — Barceem A. Dukes Sr., 41, of 20 Second Ave. was charged with forcible touching by city police on Monday.

Police said Dukes was wanted on an active arrest warrant issued by City Court for forcible touching.

The warrant was issued after an investigation found Dukes had forcibly touched a female victim’s intimate parts without her consent.

Dukes was processed and arraigned in City Court.

Man faces unlicensed operation charges

GLOVERSVILLE — Sean L. Smith, 28, of 272 S. Kingsboro Ave. was charged with operating a motor vehicle without an interlock device and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation by city police on Monday.

Officers said Smith was charged following a motor vehicle accident.

During the course of the investigation, Smith was found to be operating a vehicle with a suspended license, which was revoked for previous driving while intoxicated convictions.

Police said it was also found that Smith was operating the motor vehicle without an interlock device.

Smith was transported to the station, processed and held for arraignment in City Court.

Woman charged with harassment

JOHNSTOWN — Shannon L. Leonard, 31, of 3 Swan St., was charged by city police at 12:10 a.m. Friday, with second-degree harassment, a violation.

Police said she was charged at home on a bench warrant issued by City Court.

She was released on an appearance ticket for that court.


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