October 12, 2012

Police Log: Oct. 12, 2012


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

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