Tri-county blotter

Man charged with breathalyzer refusal

BROADALBIN — Allen D. Reihart, 55, of Gloversville, was charged by state police on Saturday with speeding, driving while intoxicated and refusal to take a breathalyzer test. Reinhart was stopped for allegedly going 85 mph in a 55 mph zone. He was arraigned and released in his own recognizance.

Woman charged with assaulting child

JOHNSTOWN —Modesta VanWagner, 37, of Johnstown was charged by state police on Sunday with third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Woman charged with felony DWI

MOHAWK — Karen J. Wolfe, 39, of Fonda, was charged by state police on Feb. 28 with felony driving while intoxicated and felony aggravated driving while intoxicated with two previous convictions. Wolfe was released to a third party.

Man accused of damaging property

SHARON — State police in Cobleskill arrested Mark W. Matteson, 24, of Fort Plain on Feb. 23, on a charge of criminal mischief following an investigation that began on Jan. 14, in the town of Sharon. Matteson allegedly damaged property in the process of removing belongings from a residence. Matteson was processed and issued an appearance ticket to appear in the town of Sharon court.

Woman faces felony drunk driving charges

MAYFIELD — Kristin R. Harrod, 46, of Gloversville was charged by state police on March 4 with speeding, drinking alcohol in an motor vehicle on a highway, driving while intoxicated, and aggravated driving while intoxicated.

Harrod was arraigned and released in her own recognizance.

Loud muffler leads to DWI charges

NORTHAMPTON — Tyler R. Martin, 23, of Northville was charged by state police on March 4 with inadequate muffler, driving while intoxicated and having a blood-alcohol content of 0.13 percent.

Traffic stop leads to hypodermic charge

JOHNSTOWN — Shawn Crandall, 46, of 1021 Lucy Road, Schenectady, was charged by city police at 10:57 p.m. Feb. 28 with criminal possession of a hypodermic needle, a misdemeanor.

Police said he was charged on South Melcher Street for possessing a hypodermic needle while on a traffic stop.

He will appear later in City Court.

Drunk driver passes out at gas pumps

JOHNSTOWN — Mitchell L. Miller Jr., 34, of 20 W. Montgomery St., was charged by city police at 9:15 p.m. Friday with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a felony; aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor; and consumption of an alcoholic beverage in a vehicle and unlawful possession of marijuana, both violations.

Police said Miller was charged at 1 E. Main St. after he was found passed out at the wheel of his vehicle at gas pumps at Stewart’s on East Main Street.

He was arraigned and will appear later in City Court.

Loud exhaust leads to unlicensed charge

JOHNSTOWN — Kathleen Vanalstyne, 45, of 329 N. Perry St., was charged by city police at 11:06 p.m. Friday with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor; and inadequate exhaust, a violation.

Police said she was charged on West Montgomery Street after a vehicle stop.

She will appear later in City Court.

By Kerry Minor

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