PLATTSBURGH — A Saranac woman was charged Nov. 7 with forgery.
Kristy L. Rozell, 21, stole a check from her boyfriend’s place of employment, XL Automotive and Transmission in Plattsburgh, according to State Police Troop B Public Information Officer Trooper Jennifer Fleishman.
On Oct. 25, Rozell cashed the $400 check at Price Chopper in Plattsburgh, Fleishman said.
The alleged crime was reported at 12:26 a.m. Oct. 24, according to a State Police blotter entry.
She was charged with two counts of second-degree possession of a forged instrument, a felony, and two counts of petit larceny.
Rozell was arraigned in Plattsburgh Town Court and was sent to the Clinton County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond.
KEESEVILLE — A Plattsburgh woman was arrested Nov. 7 in connection with an alleged burglary on Halloween.
Tara R. Fish, 32, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a felony, after police continued to investigate the incident after making two arrests that night, said State Police Troop B Public Information Officer Trooper Jennifer Fleishman.
Those arrested were Joshua J. Warren, 25, of West Chazy and Eric J. Warren, 31, of Plattsburgh.
The two men broke into a residence in Keeseville and troopers found them with stolen property, police said.
They were each charged with second-degree burglary, a felony, third-degree unlawful fleeing a police officer, a misdemeanor, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor.
No further information was available.
PLATTSBURGH — A South Hero, Vt. man was charged Oct. 25 with drug possession.
At about 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 25, a State Police trooper saw a black 2012 Dodge Ram driving southbound on Interstate 87, according to State Police Troop B Public Information Officer Trooper Jennifer Fleishman.
As the vehicle approached Exit 38, it drifted into the merge lane of the exit and then drifted back on the main part of the highway, Fleishman said.
The vehicle continued to drive along the fog line, she said, until the trooper pulled it over.
The driver, Ira M. Boardman, 55, was found with a loaded rifle, Fleishman said.
Boardman was also found with a small amount of cocaine and a needle, she said.
He was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony; possession of a hypodermic instrument, a misdemeanor; prohibited possession of a firearm, a misdemeanor; and moving from a lane unsafely, an infraction.
He was arraigned in Plattsburgh Town Court and was taken to the Clinton County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond.
ALTONA — An Ellenburg Depot woman was injured in a two-car accident Oct. 31.
Shortly before 7:22 a.m., Gerald R. Gonyea, 74, was traveling on Route 190 near Forest Road in the Town of Altona at a “slow rate of speed” when a vehicle driven by Meridythe L. Benjamin, 31, hit Gonyea’s car from behind, according to a State Police blotter entry and State Police Troop B Public Information Officer Trooper Jennifer Fleishman.
Benjamin told police she failed to observe Gonyea’s vehicle, Fleishman said.
She complained of pain to her hip and upper leg and was taken to CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh for treatment, she said.
Benjamin was ticked for following too closely.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg