RED HOOK—State Police from Rhinebeck charged a Germantown man with swiping a puppy from the yard of a Kelly Road home, November 7.
Troopers were called to investigate the larceny of a 15-week-old dog from outside a residence. A follow-up on some information, led police to Raymond A. Quintero, 60, of 3568 State Route 9G, Germantown. He was charged with petit larceny and trespass and was issued appearance tickets returnable in Red Hook Court, November 21. The dog was returned to its owner.
Riding the rail
A driver was flown to Albany Medical Center Friday morning, November 9 after her car crashed into a tree and utility pole at 9:39 a.m. Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies say the woman’s vehicle went off Route 217, near Fish and Game Road, Mellenville and traveled up on the guardrail before smashing into the tree and pole. The Greenport Rescue Squad and Mellenville firefighters were on the scene. The unidentified woman was taken by LifeNet helicopter to AMC. No report on her condition was available.
Sheriff’s Office Sergeant John DeRocha investigated a one-car personal injury crash on Route 82 south of the intersection with Old Route 82, October 19 at 8:12 p.m.
Justin R. Eaton, 31, of Ancram was driving a 2001 Pontiac south on Route 82 when he lost control of his vehicle due to heavy rain and inadequate tires on his vehicle.
The vehicle crossed into the northbound lane, went off the roadway, struck a rock wall then overturned. Northern Dutchess Paramedics took Mr. Eaton to the Northern Dutchess Hospital for treatment of an arm injury. Sgt. DeRocha issued tickets to Mr. Eaton for failure to keep right and inadequate tires.
Sheriff’s Office Sergeant William Zincio investigated a one-car personal injury crash on State Route 203 south of the intersection with Pond Hill Road, October 16 at 8:12 p.m.
Denise Ann Mason, 51, of Chatham was operating a 2005 Chrysler north on Route 203 when she failed to negotiate a corner, ran off the roadway and struck an earth embankment. The Chatham Rescue Squad took Ms. Mason to Columbia Memorial Hospital for treatment of back and neck pain. Sgt. Zincio charged Ms. Mason with speed not reasonable and prudent, unlicensed operator and third degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
Kenneth Dubose, 44, of Valatie was charged with third degree assault by Kinderhook State Police, Saturday, October 20.
Troopers were dispatched to Main Street in Valatie for a reported dispute and charged Mr. Dubose as a result of their investigation.
Arraigned in Stuyvesant Court, Mr. Dubose was sent to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $100 cash bail or $500 bond to reappear at a later date.
Deputies K.C. Bauhoff and Vernon Doyle and Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Donald Krapf were called to investigate a loud noise complaint on Majestic Drive, October 20 at 3:30 a.m. While there, deputies charged Adam Brinkman, 22, of Ghent on a bench warrant issued by Cohoes City Court. Mr. Brinkman was turned over to Cohoes Police for further processing. Also charged at the scene were Eden Pottenburgh, 20, of Stockport and Michael Gilbert, 20, of Valatie, both for unlawful possession of an alcoholic beverage. Mr. Gilbert was also charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly approached Deputy Bauhoff in a threatening manner. Both were turned over to guardians, issued appearance tickets and directed to appear in Stockport Court at a later date.
Elijah Wilson, III, 58, of Menands was charged on a Columbia County Family Court warrant by Deputies Kelly Briscoe and Peter Grzeskow, October 19 at 10:16 a.m.
Taken into custody without incident, Mr. Wilson was arraigned by County Judge Jonathan Nichols, sent to the county jail in lieu of $25,000 bail and ordered to return to family court at a later date.
The following face drug- and/or alcohol-related charges:
*Edwin Appiah, 20, of Pittsfield, MA, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana by New Lebanon State Troopers Bart Van Buren and Nicholas Lombardi during a traffic stop on Route 20, New Lebanon for failing to dim headlights, early the morning of October 21. Mr. Appiah’s passenger, Nicole Campagna, 19, also of Pittsfield was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. The pair will answer the charges in New Lebanon Court.
*Craig Schroder, 33, of Stuyvesant was charged with felony driving while intoxicated and several vehicle and traffic law violations by Livingston State Police, October 20 at 2:50 a.m. Mr. Schroder was pulled over on State Route 9 in Stockport for failing to stay in his designated lane. He submitted to a breath test resulting in a .11 % blood alcohol content. He was issued tickets returnable in Stockport Court.
*Benjamin Hoysradt, 22, of Ancram was charged with driving while intoxicated by Livingston State Police, October 20 at 3:15 a.m. Troopers were called to investigate a one-car property damage auto accident on State Route 23 in Copake. Troopers interviewed Mr. Hoysradt, who could not perform field sobriety tests. He submitted to a breath test which showed a .13% blood alcohol content. He was issued tickets returnable in Copake Court.
*Robert Piccola, 24, of Valatie was charged with driving while intoxicated, third degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unlawful possession of marijuana by Kinderhook State Police, October 28.
Mr. Piccola was pulled over for having an inadequate exhaust in the Village of Valatie. Troopers interviewed the driver and administered field sobriety tests, which Mr. Piccola was unable to perform. He was taken into custody and was found to allegedly be in possession of marijuana. He refused to take a breath test and was issued tickets returnable in Kinderhook Town Court.
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