Hudson woman alleged to have hit doctor during treatment

HUDSON—Theresa M. Graziano, 39, of Hudson was charged with second degree assault by Hudson Police Officer Jacob Hoffman at 71 Prospect Avenue, November 4 at 1:10 a.m.

Ms. Graziano allegedly intentionally struck the Columbia Memorial Hospital emergency room doctor in the nose while the doctor was performing his official duties.

She was released with a ticket to appear in court on the charge.

In an unrelated incident, Ms. Graziano was charged with fourth degree criminal mischief, third degree criminal tampering and second degree harassment by Hudson Police Officer Corey Skype, November 12 at 1:22 a.m.

She was involved in a dispute at a Union Street address, where she allegedly pushed the victim several times and threw a ceramic cup in the direction of the victim. The cup shattered on the floor. The defendant also pulled all of the victim’s clothes out of his dresser drawers and threw them around the room.

Ms. Graziano was arraigned before Judge Mark Portin and sent to jail in lieu of $500 cash bail or $1,000 bond.

*William T. Fernandez, 41, of Hudson was charged with two counts of first degree criminal contempt (prior conviction within five years) and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation on a warrant by Hudson Police Officer Daniel Scali at 700 Columbia Street, November 2 at 3:15 p.m.

Hudson Police responded to an Eighth Street residence after receiving a call from a 22-year-old woman alleging that Mr. Fernandez tried to choke her, October 30,. The victim attempted to defend herself and Mr. Fernandez fled the area. The two counts stem from allegedly violating a Court Order of Protection for the initial incident and then for calling the victim while the police were investigating.

He was arraigned before Judge Richard Koweek and sent to jail without bail.

*Andrea A. Wheeler, 16, of Chatham was charged with fourth degree criminal mischief (intent to damage property) by Hudson Police Officer William Wrigley, November 3 at 2:52 p.m.

Ms. Wheeler was involved in a dispute at 432 Warren Street during which she allegedly broke an antique glass perfume bottle and threw coffee on the wall of the victim.

She was arraigned before Judge Koweek Richard and released.

*Jane L. Dempsey, 48, of Hudson was charged with petit larceny and second degree burglary (with intent to commit a crime in a dwelling) by Hudson Police Officer Brent Rowe in an apartment at 41 North Second Street, November 3 at 9:22 p.m.

She allegedly entered and remained unlawfully in the dwelling of a 55-year-old man and stole his cigarettes after he stepped out. She was arrested on the felony complaint and found to be in possession of the stolen property.

Arraigned before Judge Richard Koweek, Ms. Dempsey was jailed in lieu of $1,000 cash bail or $2,000 bond.

*Bobby C. Smith, 19, of Hudson was charged with sexual misconduct (oral/anal sex without consent) and endangering welfare of a child by Hudson Police Officer William Wrigley at the police station, November 5 at 3:06 p.m.

As the result of an investigation into an October 28 incident on Harry Howard Avenue by Hudson Police detectives and the patrol officer, police report that Mr. Smith allegedly engaging in oral sex without the permission of the 16-year-old victim, who could not consent due to her age.

He was arraigned before Judge Richard Koweek and released.

*Adam E. Stimits, 16, of Hudson was charged with third degree attempted assault by Hudson Police Officer Nicholas Hodges at the police station, November 9 at 10:52 a.m.

During a fight at school, Adam allegedly punched the victim multiple times in the face with a closed fist.

He was issued a ticket to appear in court.

*David Everette Slemp, Jr., 38, who police say is homeless, was charged with false personation and criminal possession of a controlled substance by Hudson Police Officer Mishanda Franklin, November 4 at 10:26 a.m.

Police responded to 852 Columbia Street for a person banging on the door and refusing to leave. Mr. Slemp allegedly gave a false name to police to avoid being arrested on warrant and was found to be in possession of a glass crack pipe with crack. He was issued tickets to appear in court on the charges then turned over to Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for violation of a Family Court action.

*Dante Scannella, 48, of Hudson was charged with operating an uninspected motor vehicle, speeding, driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than .08% and DWI second offense by Hudson Police Officer Kevin Sweet, November 10 at 12:29 a.m.

Police pulled Mr. Scannella over at 99 South Third Street for speeding and found his vehicle to be uninspected. He showed characteristics of intoxication and was administered field sobriety tests, which he failed to satisfactorily perform. He was taken into custody and submitted to a breath test at the police station where he allegedly exceeded the legal limit.

Arraigned in City Court before Judge Richard Koweek, Mr. Scannella was sent to jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 bail bond.

*Kevin J. Jennings, 25, of Hudson was charged with third degree assault, fourth degree criminal mischief and criminal obstruction breathing /blood circulation by Hudson Police Officer Daniel Scali, November 10 at 10:28 p.m.

Police responded to a 911 call for a dispute at 32 Eighth Street.

Their investigation revealed that during a physical altercation, Mr. Jennings allegedly ripped the shirt of a 26-year-old woman, while punching, kicking and choking her.

He was arraigned before Judge Mark Portin and sent to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $500 cash bail or $1,000 bail bond.

*Whitney M. Glover, 22, of Hudson was charged with second degree criminal contempt by Hudson Police Officer Rodney Waithe at 25 North Fifth Street, November 12 at 10:48 p.m.

Ms. Glover allegedly violated an active Columbia County Family Court Order of Protection by going to a residence and fighting with the victim.

She was arraigned before Judge Mark Portin and sent to jail in lieu of $500 cash bail or $1,000 bail bond.

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