January 11, 2013

Police Log: Jan. 11, 2013


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TICONDEROGA — A Clemons, N.Y., man was arrested on felony criminal mischief charges Wednesday.

John J. McDonald, 34, allegedly smashed the windshield of some cars parked in a parking lot off of Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga at the end of November 2012, according to the Ticonderoga Police Department.

McDonald was arrested at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and charged with one count of second-degree criminal mischief, a felony, and two counts of third-degree criminal mischief, a felony.

McDonald was arraigned in Crown Point Court and sent to the Essex County Jail in lieu of $7,500 cash or $15,000 bond.

SARANAC LAKE — A Saranac Lake man was arrested on felony burglary charges Wednesday.

Brandon M. Call, 29, was arrested by Saranac Lake Police just after 8 p.m. following an investigation into a complaint that he entered a person’s apartment without permission and stole property from the apartment.

Call was charged with third-degree burglary, a felony, and petit larceny, a misdemeanor.

He was arraigned in Saranac Lake Village Court and sent to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.

MORIAH — A Port Henry man and woman were arrested in connection with a domestic dispute Dec. 21.

Police were dispatched to 2951 Dugway Road in Moriah for an alleged domestic dispute with property damage at about 7 p.m. after a 911 call, according to Ray Brook-based State Police.

Scott L. Stockwell, 39, allegedly caused more than $1,000 worth of damage to his mother’s bed at her residence, police said.

Stockwell’s mother was transported to a hospital for chest pain, police said, but the police report did not specify the origin of her injury.

Stockwell allegedly left his mother’s residence after the incident with Sienna S. Hayes, 19, of Port Henry, police said.

Police assessed the damage at the residence and located Stockwell in the Village of Port Henry later that day, arresting him at 7:49 p.m., police said.

Stockwell was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, and third-degree assault, also a felony.

He was arraigned in Moriah Town Court that day and was sent to the Essex County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.

He was scheduled to reappear in court Dec. 26, police said.

Hayes was arrested at 8:45 p.m. in Port Henry the day of the incident and was charged with disorderly conduct with obscene language or gestures, a violation, for allegedly shouting profanities at police when they were arresting Stockwell, police said.

She was released on an appearance ticket for a Jan. 8 court date in Moriah Town Court, police said.


CROWN POINT — Two people were injured in a two-car accident Thursday.

Tiffany Renee Titus, 28, of Crown Point, was driving a green 2005 Ford Escape northwest on Creek Road near White Church Road in the Town of Crown Point when she allegedly lost control of the SUV because she was traveling at an unsafe speed on the slippery road, Ray Brook-based State Police said.

Titus’s vehicle slid across the road into the path of a gray 2009 Toyota Corolla driven by Scott B. Munson, 46, of Moriah, police said.

Munson was unable to avoid Titus’s car and her vehicle struck his, police said.

Titus and Munson were transported to Inter-Lakes Health, police said. Inter-Lakes Health was unable to release the medical condition of Titus and Munson Thursday.

Both cars were towed away from the site of the accident, police said.

No ticket information was available. 

CHAZY — A Mooers woman was injured in a one-car accident on Tuesday.

Jessica Gay, 29, of Mooers told police she was driving westbound on West Church Street shortly before 9:11 a.m. when she lost control of her car when she failed to reduce the vehicle’s speed on the slush-covered roadway, Chazy-based State Police said.

Gay’s vehicle left the roadway via the north shoulder and struck a guardrail, police said.

Gay was transported to CVPH Medical Center where she was treated and released.

No further information was available.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg