Tri-county blotter

Woman arrested twice in one day

MAYFIELD — On Friday, the New York State Police in Mayfield arrested 31-year-old Joyce A. Epps of Mayfield on two separate occasions, for aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.

State police were called to the Sunoco in Mayfield at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Friday for a report of an intoxicated female who had driven to the store and then left her car. The driver, later identified as Joyce Epps, was located a short time later at her residence in the village of Mayfield. Epps explained to the trooper that she had driven her car to Sunoco and walked home.

While speaking with Epps, the trooper could smell the odor of alcohol. Epps was unable to safely perform the standardized field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. She was transported to the Mayfield barracks where she provided a breath sample of 0.20 percent blood-alcohol content. She was issued an appearance ticket for Mayfield Town Court on June 1 at 3 p.m. and was released to a sober third party.

At approximately 7:20 p.m. state police stopped Epps for traffic infraction after she was observed crossing into the oncoming lane of traveling as she drove on Route 30 in Mayfield. When the trooper spoke with Epps, they could smell the odor of alcohol and observed signs of impairment. Epps was administered the standardized field sobriety tests but was unable to safely complete them and was taken into custody.

Epps was again transported to the Mayfield barracks where she provided a breath sample of 0.18 percent BAC. She was issued a second appearance ticket for Mayfield Town Court on June 1 at 3 p.m. and was released to a sober third party.

Man facing criminal mischief charge

OPPENHEIM — Zachery M. Hagan, 28, of St. Johnsville was charged by state police on May 5 with criminal mischief with intent to damage property.

Driver facing felony unlicensed operation

EPHRATAH — Thomas S. Sisco, 25, of Mayfield was charged by state police on May 4 with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a class E felony.

Woman facing three misdemeanor charges

BROADALBIN — Crystal L. Miller, 39, of Gloversville was charged by state police on May 4 with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, first offense driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI.

Accident leads to drug arrest warrant

JOHNSTOWN — Nicole M. Goodemote, 35, of Old Peck Hill Road, town of Johnstown, was arrested May 3 by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies after a warrant was issued by Johnstown Town Court.

Deputies said the warrant was issued following a motor vehicle accident on County Highway 142A from June 2020.

When deputies arrived on the scene of the accident, Goodemote had fled the scene though other occupants of the vehicle were still on scene. With the aid of witnesses, Goodemote was located a short distance away. During the investigation of the accident more than two grams of crack-cocaine was located.

Warrants were later issued for all three occupants for the felony charge of fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Deputies said the other two occupants are still wanted.

Goodemote was arraigned in Mayfield Town Court and released without bail.

Anyone with information related to the other occupants — Dashawn Woolridge, 29, of Amsterdam, or Amanda Chenaille, 32, of Gloversville — is asked to contact the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office at (518)736-2100.

By Patricia Older