PHILMONT—Michael Marsh, 24, of Philmont was charged with third degree menacing by State Police at Livingston, October 1.
Troopers went to investigate a call about a dispute at a village residence. Once there, they determined that Mr. Marsh had pushed down and kicked a 74-year-old man.
He was arraigned in Claverack Court and jailed in lieu of $500 bail.
Later in their shift, troopers returned to the village residence to give the victim a copy of the court Order of Protection which had been served on Mr. Marsh prior to his incarceration. While there, troopers discovered that Mr. Marsh had been bailed out of jail and was back at the residence. He was subsequently charged with second degree criminal contempt and released to a relative with an appearance ticket returnable in Philmont Court.
*Nine volunteer fire companies from throughout Columbia County fought thick, heavy smoke and flames Wednesday afternoon, November 2, but were unable to save the Giblette home at 59 Main Street. The fire call came in to 911 dispatchers just before noon. Jean Giblette, and her husband, run two web-based businesses from the home and firefighters were able to save one of the computers from the burning building. Neighbors say the couple had been doing extensive repair work, according to photographer Lance Wheeler. The thick smoke and the speed of the fire proved problematic. The blaze is believed to have started in the attic area of the wood-framed home, which was destroyed according to Philmont Fire Chief Vernon Higgins.
Kacie Hoyt, 30, of Stockport was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second degree harassment by Deputy Andrew Broockmann, September 20 at 7:05 p.m.
Ms. Hoyt allegedly struck someone in the presence of two young children during an incident in Stuyvesant earlier in the day of her arrest. She will answer the charges in Stuyvesant Court at a later date.
Ashley Bard, 26, of Germantown was charged with petit larceny by Deputy David Proper, September 28 at 5:33 p.m.
Ms. Bard was working for a home healthcare provider, when while at a patient’s residence in Copake, she allegedly stole cash from the patient’s wallet. The healthcare agency cooperated in the investigation. Ms. Bard was issued a ticket to appear in Copake Court.
Wayne Conklin, 44, of Craryville was charged with second degree attempted burglary and driving while intoxicated by State Police at Livingston, November 1.
Troopers went to a Claverack residence after receiving a report of someone breaking in. The resident reported that someone was kicking in his door. Troopers found Mr. Conklin, who had come to the house over a dispute, allegedly kicking in the door. He was also found to be intoxicated and had driven to the Claverack home. He was arraigned in Claverack Court and sent to the county jail in lieu of $1,000 bail.
Jacob Mazza, 21, of Chatham was charged with third degree criminal trespass and unlawful possession of marijuana by State Police at Livingston, October 16.
Troopers went to the Chatham High School after they received a report of the alarm going off. They found that Mr. Mazza and a juvenile, who was not identified, had been inside the school and set off the alarm. Mr. Mazza allegedly had some marijuana. He was released on appearance tickets returnable in Ghent Court. The juvenile was issued a Family Court appearance ticket for third degree criminal trespass.
George Cashion, 21, of Gibsonia, PA was charged with fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marijuana by State Police at Livingston during traffic stop on the Taconic State Parkway, October 1.
Mr. Cashion allegedly had a billy club and a quantity of marijuana. He was released with appearance tickets returnable in Gallatin Court.
Marlena Miller, 33, of Ghent was charged with second degree criminal contempt by Deputies Peter Merante, Jr. and Marcus Hickey, September 24 at 2:09 p.m.
During an investigation on Carpenter Road deputies checked computer files on Ms. Miller and found she allegedly violated an order of protection by being in the company of children she was ordered to stay away from. Arraigned in Ghent Court before Justice David Harrison, Sr., she was released on her own recognizance and ordered to return to court at a later date. The driver of the vehicle she was in, Trevor J. Welch, 32, of Valatie was charged with second degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and will answer that charge in Ghent Court.
Mark T. Sorokey, 22, of Gulfport, MS was charged with fourth degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and speed not reasonable and prudent by Deputies Peter Merante, Jr. and Marcus Hickey, September 19 at 5:35 p.m.
Deputies went to New Street to investigate a report about someone operating a motor vehicle recklessly there. While allegedly driving recklessly, Mr. Sorokey allegedly misjudged a turn, drove off the road and through a fence at Callan Park. He was released with tickets returnable in Kinderhook Town Court at a later date.
*Ryan Keyser, 21, of Ghent was charged with fourth degree criminal mischief by State Police at Kinderhook, October 16.
Mr. Keyser allegedly broke flags that were hanging on a local business storefront. Troopers found Mr. Keyser after witnesses pointed him out as the one who had broken the flagpoles. He was released with an appearance ticket.
The following face drug- and/or alcohol-related charges:
*Charles E. Murphy, Jr., 37, of Stockport was charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with
intent to sell, a class B felony, by State Police at Livingston during a traffic stop on County Route 25, Stockport, October 12.
Mr. Murphy allegedly had 269 individual packs of heroin, which he admitted to purchasing in New Jersey. Mr. Murphy and his passenger Erna Laurange, 42, also of Stockport were both charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor, because they had a seven-year-old child in the vehicle not wearing a seatbelt. Mr. Murphy was arraigned before Stockport Town Justice Harold Horner and sent to jail without bail. Ms. Laurange was issued a ticket to appear in Stockport Court at a later date.
State Police have received information on the recent increase in heroin use and the day Mr. Murphy’s arrest investigated the death of a Kinderhook man attributed to heroin overdose.
*Dr. Susana G. Duncan, 63, of New York City and Ancramdale was charged with driving while ability impaired by State Police at Livingston, October 22. Troopers say Dr. Duncan called to report her 2004 Volkswagen had been stolen. When they arrived at her Wiltsie Bridge Road residence, they found Dr. Duncan to be intoxicated and while there found that she crashed her vehicle and it was down a large embankment. She was taken to SP Livingston where she was found to have a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .07%. She was released with tickets to appear in Ancram Court, November 9. On October 23, a trooper from the LaGrange barracks, stopped a 2004 Volkswagen for speeding, 80 mph in a 55 mph zone, on the Taconic State Parkway in LaGrange, Dutchess County. The driver, Dr. Duncan was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and second degree obstructing governmental administration. She had a BAC of .19%. Dr. Duncan was arraigned in Lagrange Court by Justice Stephen O’Hare and sent to Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail. She is scheduled to appear again in Lagrange Court, November 1.
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