October 12, 2012

Police Log: Oct. 12, 2012



TUPPER LAKE — A Beekmantown man faces a felony charge after crashing his car into an apartment building.

Marc A. Bonbrest, 24, led police on a multi-county pursuit Oct. 4 while driving a 2011 blue, four-door Subaru sedan at an allegedly high rate of speed, according to Ray Brook-based State Police.

He was chased by police for about 20 minutes from St. Lawrence County to Franklin County, through the Village of Tupper Lake before crashing into an apartment house at 68 Lake St. where people were home at the time.

Bonbrest was arrested at about 5:12 p.m. and charged with two counts of first-degree reckless endangerment, a felony. He also faces two counts of criminal mischief causing reckless damage to a property in an amount exceeding $250 and third-degree unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, both misdemeanors.

He was arraigned in the Village of Tupper Lake Court and remanded to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,500 bond.

Bonbrest was later released from jail on a court order, according to prison records.

He is due back in court Oct. 22.

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man faces two felony charges following an alleged physical domestic dispute.

Kyle S. Burdick, 21, was arrested at about 2:13 p.m Oct. 6 following an alleged domestic dispute with his girlfriend over a set of keys, according to Chazy-based State Police.

He was allegedly observed crawling into his girlfriend’s home through a bedroom window before a physical altercation erupted between the two.

Police said Burdick slammed the woman’s head into a wall before breaking into the bathroom where she was trying to hide, to continue the assault.

A neighbor heard the commotion and went next door to intervene before taking the woman to the Plattsburgh Police Department to file a report.

State Police were able to locate Burdick and arrest him a short time later.

He was charged with second-degree assault with intent to cause physical injury and first-degree criminal contempt, both felonies.

Burdick also faces a misdemeanor criminal obstruction of breathing charge, police said.

He was arraigned in the Town of Plattsburgh Court and was remanded to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash.

Police reports did not specify when Burdick is due back in court.

PLATTSBURGH — A Peru man was arrested for alleged felony DWI.

William J. Duprey, 40, was taken into custody at about 10:10 p.m. Oct. 6 on Military Turnpike near Rugar Street after Plattsburgh-based State Police said he was driving without headlights.

Upon further investigation, police said Duprey allegedly appeared intoxicated and was later arrested.

He was charged with DWI with a previous conviction within 10 years and operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol content exceeding 0.08 percent, both felonies.

Duprey was also charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, and issued an infraction for operating without headlights.

He was arraigned in the Town of Plattsburgh Court and released on an appearance ticket, according to police report.

No further information was available.

PERU — A Peru teenager was arrested for alleged felony criminal mischief.

Dillen M. Crowningshield, 17, was taken into custody at about 5 p.m. Oct. 8 at 53 Mark Way after Plattsburgh-based State Police said he allegedly threw a personal computer on the floor, kicked it and tore the wires out in the heat of an argument.

He was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony.

Crowningshield was arraigned in the Town of Peru Court and released to his mother’s custody on an appearance ticket for Oct. 10.

ELIZABETHTOWN — A Keeseville woman was arraigned on welfare fraud and false-instrument charges.

Sara Hebert, 23, was arraigned Oct. 4 before Judge William Garrison following her arrest Sept. 21 for fifth-degree welfare fraud, a misdemeanor, and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, a felony, according to a statement from the Essex Count Department of Social Services.

She was able to make restitution of $243.10 and the case was subsequently adjourned in contemplation of dismissal.


HARRIETSTOWN — A Homer man was injured when his motorcycle collided with a deer.

Steven R. Cinquanti, 53, was riding his bike at about 11:02 a.m. Oct. 8 on State Route 3 near Ampersand Avenue when a deer struck the left side of the bike, according to Ray Brook-based State Police.

He was transported by Saranac Lake EMS to Adirondack Medical Center, where the was treated for a fractured hand and later released.

PLATTSBURGH — A two-car motor vehicle accident on Beekman Street sent one person to the hospital for treatment.

Plattsburgh City Police were called to the accident at the intersection of Beekman and Cornelia streets at about 1:38 a.m. Oct. 9. According to police reports, a white Chevrolet City Taxi sedan driven by Valentin Yanez, 59, of Plattsburgh struck a utility pole after a red Pontiac driven by Coty Allen, 22, of Plattsburgh tried to beat the traffic light, causing the accident.

Passengers in both cars were not injured.

Yanez was transported to CVPH Medical Center where he was treated for minor injuries, police said, and released.

Police said Allen allegedly appeared to be under the influence of alcohol following the crash and failed to pass field sobriety tests. 

He faces misdemeanor DWI charges and was released on an appearance ticket.

PERU — At least one person was injured in a two-car accident on Brand Hollow Road.

Joe L. Maldonado, 28, of Plattsburgh was headed south in a Chevy Cavalier on Eccles Road at about 1:33 p.m. Oct. 10 when he failed to stop at a stop sign near the intersection of Brand Hollow Road, according to Plattsburgh-based State Police.

His car struck a Chevy 1500 driven by Marc Jenkins, 35, of Corinth, who was driving west, causing the pickup truck to overturn.

Police reports said at least one person was transported to CVPH for treatment, but no further information was available.

— Compiled by Contributing Writer Felicia Krieg and Staff Writer Miranda Orso