January 6, 2013

Police Log: Jan. 6, 2013


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SCHROON — An Albany man was arrested in the Town of Schroon on felony charges Dec. 30.

According to Plattsburgh-based State Police, John Deely, 40, had recently gotten out of a relationship with a girlfriend.

Deely’s ex-girlfriend had changed the locks on the doors to the residence they shared on Bohrmann Drive in the Town of Schroon. Deely was removed from the residence earlier that day, Dec. 30, and advised by police not to return, police said.

When Deely’s ex-girlfriend came home with her uncle after going out, they found Deely allegedly drunk and passed out on the couch, police said.

Deely’s girlfriend called police again at 8:33 p.m.

When Deely was arrested at 9:48 p.m., troopers found a bottle of hydrocodone pills on him that were prescribed to someone else, police said.

Deely was charged with second-degree burglary of a dwelling, a felony; fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony; and second degree criminal trespass, a misdemeanor.

Deely was arraigned in the Town of Schroon Court and remanded to the Essex County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash or $40,000 bond. Deely’s court information was not available Saturday.

BEEKMANTOWN — Three people were arrested in connection with an alleged grand larceny.

Shaina S. Faubert’s mother gave she and her boyfriend, Colby D. Barton, 19, of Morrisonville permission to stay in her mother’s home on Golden Road in Morrisonville since her mother is living in a nursing home, Plattsburgh-based State Police said.

Faubert’s mother noticed some items missing from her home on Trim Road and later found the items in the Golden Road house on Dec. 31, police said.

The 21-year-old’s mother called police at about 7:50 a.m. and they arrested Faubert at 11:29 a.m. at 6483 State Route 22 in the Town of Plattsburgh that day. Faubert was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny of property valued at more than $1,000.

Police arrested Barton at 4:17 p.m. at 9 Dunning Way in Plattsburgh. Barton was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property valued at more than $1,000, a felony.

Keith P. Joy, 19, of Plattsburgh, was also arrested at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday at 6463 State Route 22. Joy had allegedly been selling some of the stolen items, police said. He was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor.

All three were arraigned in the Town of Plattsburgh Court and released on appearance tickets.

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man was arrested on felony criminal mischief charges Dec. 18.

According to Plattsburgh City Police, Kyle Kirby, 21, engaged in a verbal argument with his girlfriend at her apartment on Champlain Street in the City of Plattsburgh shortly before noon Nov. 23.

Kirby walked outside, came back in the residence and allegedly punched and broke a glass window pane in his girlfriend’s front door, police said.

The damage was assessed at $1,677, police said.

Kirby was arrested at the City of Plattsburgh Police station at 9:05 p.m. Dec. 18.

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

No further information was available Saturday.

MALONE — Three women were arrested in connection with an alleged larceny of a television from Wal-Mart in Malone.

Shortly before 12:39 a.m., Ruth Santa, 28, of Bronx allegedly took a 40-inch LCD TV from Wal-Mart without paying for it and loaded it into a vehicle, occupied by Danielle Miller, 23, of West Chazy and Kimberly Laroe, 29, of Plattsburgh, Malone-based State Police said.

A list of items as well as the items themselves, including the television, were found in Laroe’s possession and returned to the store, police said.

Wal-Mart employees reported the alleged larceny to police, who arrested the three women on State Route 11 near the Franklin County line in the Town of Chateaugay.

Santa gave police a false name, Maria Santiago, police said.

They were all charged with fourth-degree grand larceny of property valued at more than $1,000, a felony. Santa, Miller and Laroe were arraigned in Malone Town Court and remanded to the Franklin County Jail. The bail for each woman was set at $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond. Their court information was not available Saturday.

PLATTSBURGH — A Peru man was arrested on felony grand larceny charges.

The aunt of Caleb G. Branham, 21, noticed some of her jewelry was missing Dec. 14, Plattsburgh-based State Police said.

She reported it stolen to police just after 4 p.m. Dec. 17, police said.

Branham had allegedly stolen the jewelry and sold it to a consignment shop on Margaret Street in Plattsburgh, police said.

He was arrested at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Plattsburgh State Police barracks and charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony.

Branham was arraigned in the Town of Plattsburgh Court and released on an appearance ticket for Dec. 20.

SCHUYLER FALLS — A Morrisonville woman was arrested on felony car larceny charges.

Jamie L. Blake’s friend’s 1994 Chevy pickup truck had ran out of gas on Nov. 17, according to Plattsburgh-based State Police. Blake’s friend left the vehicle at Blake’s residence on River Street in Schuyler Falls, police said.

A month later, Blake’s friend reported her car missing to police at 1:11 p.m. Dec. 18.

Police investigation revealed that Blake had allegedly sold the pickup for scrap metal, police said.

Blake was arrested at 7:36 p.m. Jan. 4 and was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny of an auto part valued at more than $100.

She was arraigned in the Town of Schuyler Falls Court. No further information was available.


LEWIS — Three people were injured in a two-car accident in Lewis Thursday.

Shortly before 3:09 p.m., a car driven by Aimee L. Adams, 36, of Lewis was stopped in traffic on U.S. Route 9 in the Town of Lewis when a car driven by Jaime Leigh Thwaits, 31, of AuSable Forks struck the back of Adams’s vehicle, Lewis-based State Police said.

Adams and her two passengers, whose names were not available, were transported to the Elizabethtown Community Hospital, police said.

Adams’s condition and that of the other two people transported was not available Saturday.

Thwaits was ticketed for following too closely.


SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake firefighters responded to a reported structure fire on Broadway Avenue at about 5 a.m. Saturday.

Upon arrival, they determined that the fire was contained to a small basket in the basement of the home. Smoke had forced the residents from the home briefly, but they were able to return shortly after the fire was extinguished.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg and Contributing Writer Shawn Ryan