HUDSON–Ralph E. Mazel, 51, of Valatie was charged with third degree grand larceny (value greater than $3,000) by Officer Randy Clarke at the police station, October 8 at 3:25 p.m.
Mr. Mazal was arrested on warrant by the Greene County deputies and turned over to HPD. He allegedly stole metal/steel beams worth more than $3,000 that were stored at the Basilica on South Front Street back in February.
Arraigned before City Judge Mark Portin, he was sent to jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or bail bond.
*James L Coleman Jr., 30, of Stockport was charged with fourth degree criminal possession of stolen property with a value greater than $1,000 by Officer James Nero, October 5 at 1:49 p.m.
Mr. Coleman was arrested by Rensselear County deputies on warrant for stemming from a November 2009 incident in which he allegedly stole rims off of a truck parked on CSX property off of South Front Street. He was picked up on Route 9, Schodack, turned over to Hudson Police and released after posting $300 station house bail.
*Hector Louis Davila, 47, of Hudson was charged with petit larceny and third degree criminal trespass at 601 Union Street by Officer James M Delaney Jr., October 11 at 8:05 a.m.
HPD responded to a report about a man trying to steal CSX equipment. Mr. Davilla was found on Union Street operating a 1997 Ford Taurus with a flat tire. An investigation revealed that after being caught by CSX, a gate was locked along the railroad tracks to keep the suspect there. Mr. Davilla allegedly stole numerous railroad spikes, drove around the gate and damaged his tire and vehicle, which was impounded with evidence.
He was issued a ticket to appear in court at a later date.
*Anthony Michael Okie, 18, of Germantown was charged with misdemeanor sexual misconduct by Detective Christopher Filli at the police station October 10 at 1:57 p.m.
Police began an investigation in July after receiving a complaint from a 15-year-old female. Mr. Okie allegedly engaged in sexual intercourse with the girl without her consent. The investigation continues.
Mr. Okie was issued a ticket to appear in court at a later date.
*Michael Akin, 21, of Hudson was charged with fourth degree grand larceny and third degree attempted assault by Officer Daniel Scali at the police station, October 2 at 12:15 p.m.
Mr. Akin allegedly stole a cell phone from a 23-year-old woman and allegedly attempted to punch her in the right side of her face with his fist.
He was arraigned before Judge Richard Koweek and jailed in lieu of $500 cash bail or $1,000 bail bond.
*Mariah L. Sheldon, 18, of Hudson was charged with endangering welfare of child and a violation of Hudson City Code for visiting a cemetery during hours of darkness by Officer Nicholas Hodges at 20 Columbia Turnpike, October 2 at 10:45 p.m.
Ms. Sheldon was allegedly in the Hudson City Cemetery after hours and allowed a 14-year-old boy to drive a motor vehicle within the cemetery.
She was issued tickets to appear in court at a later date.
*Alan P. Decker, III, 27, of Hudson was charged with third degree falsely reporting an incident by Officer Dean Rowe at the police station, October 3 at 11:32 a.m.
Mr. Decker allegedly reported being robbed of $15 by knifepoint near the Hudson Library at 10:56 a.m. During the police investigation, Mr. Decker allegedly admitted that he was not robbed and falsely reported he was because he gave an unidentified subject $15 to buy a bag of marijuana and the subject never returned.
He was issued a ticket to appear in court at a later date.
*Christopher R. Hitt, 20, of Hudson was charged with second degree unlawful imprisonment, fourth degree criminal mischief and third degree attempted assault at 560 Warren Street by Officer Jacob Hoffman III, October 11 at 11:24 p.m.
Mr. Hitt allegedly struck a 22-year-old woman in the face, then punched a glass window in an apartment door damaging it and refused to allow the woman to leave the apartment.
He was released after arraignment before CityJudge Richard Koweek.
The following face drug- and/or alcohol-related charges:
*Hilary S. Smith, 25, of Rhinebeck was charged with driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana and third degree aggravated unlicensed operation at 536 Warren Street by Officer William Wrigley, August 25 at 3:40 a.m.
Police say Ms. Smith was operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and had a suspended license. When she was arrested, a used marijuana pipe was recovered from car. She refused to take a breath test. She was released with appearance tickets.
*Daniel J. Brown, 40, who police say is homeless, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance by Detective Jason Finn, September 2 at 8:52 p.m.
Police were called to a 496 Clinton Street residence for a complaint about a person making threats. Mr. Brown was found outside the residence and allegedly had a crack pipe with crack.
Arraigned before Judge Mark Portin, Mr. Brown was jailed in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or bond.
*Thomas J. Porter, 48, of Hudson was charged with third degree criminal possession marijuana by Officer Jeffrey Keyser at the police station, September 13 at 3:49 p.m.
Mr. Porter turned himself in on a warrant stemming from a September 8 incident at his Cross Street residence where he allegedly possessed 19 plastic bags of marijuana weighing in excess of eight ounces that field tested positive.
He was arraigned before Judge Richard Koweek and sent to jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail or bail bond.
*Patrick J. Cherry, 50, of Gilboa was charged with driving while intoxicated and having a blood alcohol content greater than .08% by Officer Nicolas Pierro, September 13 at 11:18 p.m.
Police received a phone call from a concerned citizen reporting a reckless driver coming into the city. The vehicle was pulled over at 300 Warren Street and the driver, Mr. Cherry, allegedly showed characteristics of intoxication. He was administered field sobriety tests and submitted to a breathalyzer test with a result in excess of the legal limit.
He was arraigned before Judge Richard Koweek and released.
*Dominique M. Terry, 25, of Schenectady was charged with fifth degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), third degree criminal possession of a narcotic drug (cocaine) with intent to sell and unlawful possession of marijuana by Detective Jason Finn, September 17 at 6:58 p.m.
Police were investigating suspicious activity in a vehicle parked in Rope Alley. They say Ms. Terry was found in possession of crack cocaine which weighed in excess of 12 grams, as well as, a quantity of marijuana. She was arraigned before Judge Richard Koweek and jailed in lieu of $7,500 cash bail of $15,000 bail bond. She was to return to court at a later date.
*David A. Walter, 50, of Redington Shores, FL was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance (heroin) and third degree criminal possession of a narcotic drug with intent to sell by Officer Dean Rowe at 71 Prospect Avenue, September 30 at 11:37 a.m.
State Police called Hudson Police to report that two off-duty State Police members were aboard a northbound Amtrak train with a man, Mr. Walter, who was being detained for allegedly alarming passengers, being unruly and possessing a glassine envelope containing a white powdery substance, September 29 at 5:21 p.m. Hudson was the next stop on the train’s route with immediate law enforcement assistance. The subject was uncooperative, taken into protective custody and later arrested after he was found to possess additional glassine envelopes containing heroin packaged for sale. He was arraigned before Judge Mark Portin and sent to the county jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bail bond. He was to return to City Court at a later date.
*James B. Brown, 45, of Hudson was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance by Officer James Nero at 15 South Front Street, October 4 at 2:37 p.m.
Mr. Brown was arrested on an active Village of Catskill bench warrant. Upon being taken into custody, police found Mr. Brown to have a glass smoking device which tested positive for cocaine. He was issued a ticket to appear in court on the possession charge and turned over to Catskill Police at the Rip Van Winkle Bridge.
*Kevin Frank Clark, 50, of Hillsdale was charged with driving while intoxicated (third offense), unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, first degree aggravated unlicensed operation (alcohol related) and illegally signaling a turn (less than 100 feet) by Officer Kevin Sweet during a traffic stop at 71 Prospect Avenue, October 11 at 10:55 p.m.
Mr. Clark was stopped for a signal violation, being unlicensed and for having a revoked drivers license after a computer check. He allegedly showed characteristics of intoxication and failed sobriety tests. He also refused a roadside portable breath test and a breathalyzer test at the police station.
Arraigned before City Judge Richard Koweek, Mr. Clark was sent to jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.