Police: Woman lied on benefits application
JOHNSTOWN — Keisha M. Johnson, 23, of Johnstown was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 1:30 p.m. Friday on Route 29 with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing.
Deputies said she was charged following a welfare fraud complaint in the city. Deputies said she allegedly falsified an application for benefits with the county Department of Social Services.
Johnson will appear later in City Court.
Deputies: Logbook was not kept current
FONDA — Regimond Bouie, 75, of 323 E. Bay St., Quincy, FL., was charged on Sept. 8 by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with operate in violation of federal safety rules, logbook violation, uninspected heavy duty vehicle, over length vehicle and move from lane unsafely.
The sheriff’s office responded to a 911 call of a tractor trailer in a ditch and blocking the roadway at the intersection of Old Johnstown Road and Old Trail Road. The tractor trailer had attempted to complete a right hand turn from Old Johnstown Road to Old Trail Road. Documents showed the driver, Bouie, was allegedly operating without a current logbook.
The tractor trailer was removed from the ditch and Bouie was issued five traffic tickets returnable to Mohawk Town Court at a later date.
Police: Forged sticker found
ROOT — Marlon A. Mickle, 26, of 1820 Van Vranken Ave, Schenectady was charged on Monday by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies for displaying a forged certificate of inspection and side window tint.
Sheriff’s deputies initiated a traffic stop and during the investigation discovered Mickle was allegedly operating the vehicle without a driver’s license and was displaying a forged inspection sticker.
Mickle was processed roadside and released with two uniform traffic tickets to appear in Town Court on Oct. 17.
Woman charged with assistance fraud
JOHNSTOWN — Bobbie Jo Bouley, 47, of Ballston Spa, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s investigators at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday on Route 29 with petit larceny and obtaining public assistance by fraud.
Investigators said she was charged following a welfare fraud complaint in the city. Bouley allegedly used another person’s SNAP/EBY benefit card issued by the county Department of Social Services, receiving DSS benefits she wasn’t entitled to.
She will appear later in City Court.
Man allegedly failed to register as offender
AMSTERDAM — Allan G. Leon, 27, of Amsterdam was charged by state police on Monday with a felony for failure to register as a sex offender, first offense, for an incident that occurred on Sept. 6 in the city of Amsterdam.