Police seek gunfire suspects

HUDSON—Hudson Police received numerous calls about shots being fired in the area of Second and State streets, May 6 at 3:15 p.m.

Suspects, described by police as black males in their 20s, fled on foot. Police interviewed numerous witnesses and tracked down various leads. One possible suspect was wearing a light blue shirt and jeans.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Hudson Police at 518 828-3388.

*Michael Madison, 35, of Hudson was charged with petit larceny and fifth degree criminal possession of stolen property by Hudson Police Officer William Wrigley at Seventh Street Park, April 25 at 3:52 p.m.

Mr. Madison allegedly stole and was in possession of a laptop computer and various coins belonging to the victim.

He was held for arraignment.

*Heinrich R. Von Ritter, 74, of Hudson was charged with a violation of City Code which prohibits bonfires or rubbish fires by Hudson Police Officer Jeffrey Keyser at 22 Eighth Street, April 23 at 5:59 p.m.

Mr. Von Ritter was allegedly burning plastic/garbage in an indoor woodstove. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable in City Court at a later date.

Hillsdale

David M. Curtis, 34, of Hillsdale was charged with three counts of endangering the welfare of a child and fourth degree criminal mischief by Deputy Joseph Bruno and Sergeant Donald Krapf, April 28 at 10 p.m.

During a dispute, Mr. Curtis allegedly broke a cell phone to prevent law enforcement from being called. The incident took place in front of three children.

Arraigned in Hillsdale Court before Town Justice Russ Immarigeon, Mr. Curtis was released on his own recognizance and ordered to return to court at a later date.

*Susan Snyder, 57, of Hillsdale was charged with second degree criminal contempt by Deputies Joseph Bruno and Bernard Roberts, April 19 at noon.

Ms. Snyder allegedly went to the residence of a person she had been ordered to stay away from by an order of protection issued by Hillsdale Justice Mark Cawley.

She was arraigned by Copake Justice John Spencer, was released on her own recognizance and ordered to appear in Hillsdale Court at a later date.

Germantown

Danielle Ferrusi, 51, of Germantown was charged with public lewdness and resisting arrest by Deputy Eli Fieser, April 18 at 12:36 a.m.

Ms. Ferrusi was in a convenience store parking lot allegedly lifting her shirt and lowering her pants exposing herself to the traffic on Route 9G. When the deputy took her into custody, she allegedly resisted and did not comply with the deputy’s orders.

She was arraigned in Clermont Court before Justice Ronald Banks and was released on her own recognizance to appear in Germantown Court at a later date.

Claverack

Azan M. Henry, 60, of Germantown was charged with second degree criminal contempt by Deputy William Dunspaugh, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. Mr. Henry was allegedly at a Claverack residence in violation of an order of protection issued by County Judge Jonathan Nichols. Mr. Henry was arraigned before Claverack Justice Michael Brandon and sent to the county jail in lieu of $250 cash bail or $500 bond and directed to return to court May 21.

Kinderhook

Donald J. Orbon, Sr., 66, of Kinderhook was charged with criminal mischief by Trooper Tim Milone, May 1.

Police say a witness told them that Mr. Orbon got into a “heated argument” with his neighbor over the neighbor’s driving, April 30. Mr. Orbon then allegedly struck and dented his neighbor’s vehicle while the neighbor was trying to leave a trailer park. Mr. Orbon was issued a ticket returnable in Kinderhook Town Court.

*Kevin Tiano, Sr., 50, of Hudson was charged with second degree criminal contempt by Deputy Jeffrey Hofstetter, April 23 at 9:10 a.m.

Mr. Tiano allegedly had contact with someone in violation of an order of protection issued by Columbia County Family Court Judge Richard Koweek. Arraigned before Ghent Justice David Harrison, Sr., Mr. Tiano was released on his own recognizance and ordered to appear in Kinderhook Court.

Drugs/alcohol

The following face drug- and/or alcohol-related charges:

*Edwin J. Mowris, 41, of Hudson was charged with seventh degree criminal possession of controlled substance by Deputies Cindy Madison, Chad Shufelt, Christopher Sweet and Stephanie Rochler, April 18 at 7:38 p.m. Deputies went to investigate suspicious activity in the area of Ten Broeck Avenue, Greenport. They interviewed Mr. Mowris and found him to allegedly be in possession of heroin. He was released with an appearance ticket to answer the charge in Greenport Court.

*Thomas Antonio-Gomez, 26, of Stottville was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than .08%, failure to keep right, unregistered motor vehicle and driving without a license by Deputies Thomas Merante, Jr., and Kelly Briscoe during a traffic stop on Route 9H, Claverack, April 18 at 3:06 a.m. He will appear in Claverack Court to answer the charges.

*Jennifer L. Dindo, 30, of Athens was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, making an illegal signal from a parked position and a violation of Hudson City Code for having an open container of alcohol inside the vehicle by Hudson Police Officer Kevin Sweet during a traffic stop at 17 North Sixth Street, April 26 at 9:03 a.m.

After she was pulled over on the traffic violation, Ms. Dindo was found to allegedly possess crack cocaine and an open container of alcohol. She was issued tickets returnable in City Court at a later date.

*Crystal L. Angier, 48, of Stuyvesant was charged with seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th degree by Sheriff’s Sergeant William Zincio during a traffic stop on Greenport Parkway, April 29 at 11:50 a.m. Ms. Angier was a passenger in the vehicle and was allegedly in possession of heroin. She released with an appearance ticket directing her to answer the charge in Greenport Court, May 13. The driver, Meghan Herchenroder, 25, of Stuyvesant was charged with third degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop at stop sign and unlicensed operator. She was ticketed to appear in court on the same day. Deputies Andrew Broockmann and Patrick Mayo assisted with the arrests.

*Jerald Lester, 40, of Germantown was charged with driving while intoxicated by State Police at Livingston, April 28. Mr. Lester was charged after he allegedly drove across the lawn of a residence on Nevis Road, Clermont. He was found to be intoxicated and was released with a ticket returnable in Clermont Court, May 30.

*William Barscz, 48, of Stephentown was charged with driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana and failing to keep right on a two-lane roadway by State Police in New Lebanon, May 1. Troopers pulled Mr. Barscz over on State Route 20, New Lebanon after they saw him fail to keep right. Troopers found him to allegedly be intoxicated and in possession of marijuana. He will appear in New Lebanon Court May 9 to answer the charges.

*Thomas J. Powell, Jr., 36, of Greenport was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than .08% and consuming an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle by Deputies Kris Bauhoff and Jason Garvey during a traffic stop on Station Road, Stockport, April 30 at 12:43 a.m. Mr. Powell will answer the charges in Stockport Court, May 20.

*John F. Kline, 54, of Claverack was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than .08%, failure to keep right and parking on the pavement by Deputy Joseph Bruno and Sergeant Donald Krapf, April 27 at 9:50 p.m. Mr. Kline was involved in a property damage accident on Preusser Road in Claverack. Deputies saw the vehicle blocking part of the road and it had its hazard lights on.  When they stopped to investigate, they saw damage to the front and Mr. Kline told them he had struck a deer. He was deemed intoxicated and ticketed to answer the charges in Claverack Court, May 14.

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County Court cases

CLAVERACK—The following court cases were recently dealt with in County Court. Information about the cases by provided by the office of District Attorney Paul Czajka:

*Michael Marchese was sentenced to spend 180 days in jail, five years of post-release supervision and to pay a $520 fine by County Judge Richard Koweek, April 24. Represented by Attorney Kristen Verrino, Mr. Marchese was convicted by a plea of guilty to operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08% or more (prior conviction within 10 years), driving while intoxicated (previous conviction within 10 years) and aggravated driving while intoxicated (blood alcohol content .18%). He was arrested by State Police, March 5, 2012.

*Clayton Powell was sentenced to pay a $500 fine by Judge Koweek, April 24, after conviction by guilty plea to operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08% (first offense), and two counts of driving while intoxicated (first offense). Represented by Attorney Mark Fleury, Mr. Powell was arrested by the Sheriff’s Office, February 11 and September 30, 2011.

*Jeremy Bost was convicted by trial of four counts of first degree burglary, two counts of second degree criminal possession of a weapon, one count of third degree criminal possession of a weapon and first degree robbery and acquitted of second degree burglary, April 26. Judge Jonathan Nichols presided. Represented by Attorney Dennis McEvoy, Mr. Bost was arrested by the Sheriff’s Office, January 12, 2012. –Diane Valden

 

 

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