Tri-county blotter

Citations issued against driver

FONDA — Donald W. Barnes, 54, of 139 James Drive, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle while registration was suspended or revoked.

Barnes was charged following a traffic stop in which a DMV check revealed his driver’s license and vehicle registration were both suspended for an insurance lapse.

He was processed roadside and released on uniform traffic tickets.

Assault, resisting arrest charged

EPHRATAH — Jonathan B. Calabrese, 47, of 126 Church Road, town of Ephratah, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 9:28 p.m. Saturday with third-degree assault and resisting arrest.

Deputies said he was arrested following an assault investigation on April 9.

Calabrese was transported to Perth Town Court, where he was arraigned and released. He is to appear at Ephratah Town Court at 6 p.m. today.

State police assisted with this incident, details of which weren’t provided.

Stolen property, trespass charged

JOHNSTOWN — Jacob T. Beddow, 24, of 484 Progress Road, Gloversville, was charged by city police at 5:50 a.m. March 25 with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor; and trespass, a violation.

Police said he was charged on Jansen Avenue after police responded to a trespass complaint at 51 Yost St. An investigation led to the arrest of Beddow, police said.

He was issued appearance tickets for City Court.

Driver facing two separate incidents

JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man was arrested twice in the same day by city police.

Police said Jeremy T. Stanton, 34, of 126 E. Fulton St., was charged at 1:08 a.m. April 2 with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor.

Officers conducting business checks located Stanton in a vehicle behind the closed Price Chopper, 240 N. Comrie Ave. Police said Stanton attempted to drive away when police approached. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was found to have a suspended license, police said.

Police also reported that at night — 10:28 p.m. April 2 — Stanton was arrested again on North Comrie Avenue. He was again charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, as well as following too closely, a violation.

Stanton’s vehicle was stopped the second time for an alleged violation of the state Vehicle & Traffic Law, and he was found to have a suspended license.

For both arrests, Stanton was issued tickets for City Court.

By Patricia Older