Tri-county blotter

Vehicle stop leads to DWI charge

GLOVERSVILLE — Tealia Mosher, 26, of 77 Helwig St., was charged with driving while intoxicated and other vehicle and traffic infractions by city police on Wednesday at 8:43 p.m.

While on patrol, officers conducted a stop on Mosher’s vehicle for a traffic violation on Helwig Street. Police conducted a field sobriety test on Mosher that yielded positive results for DWI after smelling the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from Mosher’s person.

Mosher was transported to the station for processing and was released to a sober third party.

Woman arrested on active bench warrant

JOHNSTOWN — Kathleen L. Stuart, 50, of 1344 County Highway 10 Fort Johnson, was arrested by city police on a warrant at 3:45 p.m. Feb. 9.

Police said members of the Patrol Division arrested her at the police station on an active bench warrant, a violation, issued out of City Court.

Stuart was arraigned in that court and held for a future appearance.

Area man charged with drunk driving

JOHNSTOWN — Barry D. Sowards, 56, of 2453 Route 20, Nassua, was charged by city police at 11:44 p.m. Feb. 10 with misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI — greater than .18 percent blood alcohol content.

Police said the Patrol Division at 11:30 p.m. observed a suspicious vehicle operating slowly and then parking behind a closed business on North Comrie Avenue. An investigation into why the vehicle was at the business led to Sowards allegedly to be intoxicated, police said.

He will appear later in City Court.

Man arrested for stealing from wallet

JOHNSTOWN — Jacob D. Nellis, 19, of 105 Gray Road, Mayfield, was charged by city police at 6:15 p.m. Feb. 11 with petit larceny, a misdemeanor.

Police said members of the Patrol Division charged him at the station following and investigation into the theft of $225 from another person’s wallet.

Nellis will appear later in City Court.

Woman gets DWI charge after accident

JOHNSTOWN — Meghan E. Cooley, 34, of 43 Grand St., Gloversville, was charged by city police at 12:52 a.m. Friday with driving while intoxicated and driving with 0.08 percent or greater blood alcohol content, both misdemeanors; and a lane violation.

Police said she was charged on North Perry Street. Police said the Patrol Division responded to a report of a single car into a power pole with an airbag deployment at the intersection of North Perry Street and Adams Avenue. The investigation of the single-car accident led to Dooley being charged.

She will appear later in City Court.

By Josh Bovee

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