Man charged with tool theft from family firm

GREENPORT–Peter G. Colarusso IV, 28, of Ghent was charged with third degree grand larceny, a class D felony, by Sheriff’s Office Investigators Mark Dunspaugh and Anthony Brahm, November 6 at 2:24 p.m.

Mr. Colarusso is accused of stealing more than $16,670 worth of various tools, equipment and miscellaneous items from A. Colarusso and Sons, Inc, a family member’s business.

Arraigned in Livingston Court before Justice Robert Q. Moore, Mr. Colarusso was sent to the county jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail or bail bond and ordered to appear in Greenport Court at a later date. 

Ghent

David R. Parker, 30, of Hudson was charged on a Ghent Court bench warrant by Deputies Travis VanAlstyne and Peter Grzeskow, November 9 at 10:05 a.m.

The warrant was issued after Mr. Parker allegedly failed to complete sentencing mandates on an original charge of third degree menacing.

Arraigned before Greenport Justice Francis Abitabile, Mr. Parker was released on his own recognizance and ordered to appear in Ghent Court at a later date. 

Alcohol

The following face alcohol-related charges:

*Mark Gansowski, 41, of Taghkanic was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than .08% and failure to keep right by Deputies Brendan Filli and Jeffrey Hofstetter during a traffic stop on Route 22, Copake, November 15 at 3:47 a.m.

Mr. Gansowski was released with traffic tickets and was directed to appear in Copake Court November 30.

*Grayson J. Callahan, 22, of Chatham was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than .08%, inadequate exhaust, parking on the pavement and tinted windows by Deputies Brendan Filli and Jeffrey Hofstetter during a traffic stop on Merwin Road, Kinderhook, November 11 at 2:35 a.m.

He was released to a third party and directed to appear in Kinderhook Town Court November 25.

*Tyrone Vandemark, 26, of Philmont was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated and failure to use a turn signal by Deputies Brendan Filli and Reagan Anderson during a traffic stop on Healy Boulevard, Greenport, November 8 at 2:25 a.m. Mr. Vandemark was released to a third party with traffic tickets directing him to appear in Greenport Court at a later date.

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