April 18, 2013

Police Log: April 18, 2013


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CHAMPLAIN — A Champlain man was arrested Wednesday morning for third-degree criminal mischief third, a felony, for damage of property in excess of $250 and unlawful possession of marijuana, according to Chazy State Police.

On Saturday at approximately 6:30 p.m., Matthew M. Clar, 18, allegedly ran a knife across the hood of a Chevrolet Sonic parked on the front lawn of St. Mary’s Church. The car was donated by Parker Chevrolet for a church raffle.

Clar remains in the Clinton County Jail in lieu of $1,500 cash or $3,000 bond.

NORTH ELBA — A Bloomingdale man was arrested Sunday for allegedly damaging property in a courthouse after he was arraigned for another crime.

At about 2:35 a.m., Monroe F. Gladd, 35, allegedly kicked the front of a soda vending machine while police were escorting him out of the North Elba Courthouse, Ray Brook-based State Police said.

Gladd was intoxicated at the time, police said.

He was taken to Essex County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond.

He was being arraigned on a charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, stemming from an incident the day before where he and his girlfriend were driving in a car and he allegedly broke her cellphone, police said.

For damaging the vending machine, Gladd was charged with third-degree criminal mischief of property valued at more than $250, a felony.

Gladd is scheduled to reappear in court at 6 p.m. May 6.

PLATTSBURGH — A Morrisonville man was arrested on burglary charges Saturday.

Brandon Marshall, 23, unlawfully entered a residence located at 77 Brinkerhoff St. through an unlocked door and stole two large plastic bags of clothes, tools, a PS3, an iPod, a laptop, a flatscreen television and a television with a built-in VCR from two tenants and the homeowner, according to Plattsburgh City Police. The incident was reported April 8.

Marshall was charged with second-degree burglary, a felony.

He was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court and sent to Clinton County Jail. The judge recommended a bail of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond, police said.

PLATTSBURGH — Two Plattsburgh men were arrested April 11 for allegedly burglarizing a college apartment building, Plattsburgh City Police said.

Between the hours of 12:30 and 3 p.m. March 15, Corey Harrigan, 26, and Sean Brock, 25, unlawfully entered 125 Brinkerhoff St. and took a jar filled with $120 in bills and $10 in change, City Police said.

Both men were charged with second-degree burglary, a felony.

Harrigan and Brock were arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court and were sent to Clinton County Jail.

The judge set Harrigan’s bail at $10,000 cash or $20,000 and Brock’s bail was set at $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond, police said.

They will reappear in court at a later date.

PLATTSBURGH — A Dannemora man was arrested on felony driving-while-intoxicated charges after a police car chase.

At about 12:45 a.m. April 7, Jason F. Broomall, 31, led police on a five-minute chase that started at the city parking lot on Durkee Street when police attempted to pull him over for a traffic violation, Plattsburgh City Police said.

The emergency-response chase was called off, but police continued to pursue Broomall, police said.

Two other officers saw Broomall driving near the intersection of Cornelia Street and Grace Avenue and chased him down a private driveway before stopping him.

Police used a Taser on Broomall to subdue him, but to no effect, police said.

He was physically apprehended by police and charged with felony DWI with a prior offense in the past 10 years, misdemeanor DWI, speeding, passing through a red light, failing to stop at two stop signs, reckless driving, unlawful fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle, first-degree reckless endangerment and resisting arrest.

Broomall had a passenger in the car, whose name was not available.

Witness Jeremy Kain gave a statement to police regarding the incident. (Police had originally mistakenly provided Kain’s name as the passenger.)

After being checked at CVPH Medical Center, Broomall was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court and sent to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

He has since posted bail, according to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.

PERU — A 15-year-old was charged with arson April 4.

Plattsburgh-based New York State Police arrested the Peru teen on Fuller Road the day they received the complaint, according to a State Police blotter entry.

He was charged with fourth-degree arson, a felony.

The case will be heard in Family Court, police said.

No further information could be released.


JAY — Three AuSable Forks residents were injured in a one-car accident Tuesday morning.

Tina Gebo, 35, was driving the 2002 Ford Windstar van that crashed on Grove Road in AuSable Forks shortly before 5:20 a.m., Ray Brook-based State Police said.

Gebo suffered internal injuries and multiple facial fractures and was taken to CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh for treatment, police said.

Back-seat passenger Allyssa Glaser, 15, was taken to CVPH for treatment of a laceration to her leg.

Another back-seat passenger, Richard Goyette, 24, was transported for a back injury, police said.

Front-seat passenger David Plumadore, 29, was not injured, police said.

No further information was available.

MOIRA — A 14-year-old student was injured after he fell out of and was run over by a vehicle on Monday, police said.

Shortly before 11:04 a.m., Marcus C. Bush, 28, of Lowville was traveling east in a wooded area on Brushton-Moira Central School property when the vehicle struck a bump, causing the teenage passenger to fall out of the homemade trailer, Malone-based State Police said.

The trailer ran over the teen, police said.

The student was transported to Alice Hyde Medical Center, where he was treated and released for minor injuries, police said.

No further information was available.

CONSTABLE — A Moira man was injured in an accident Monday.

Randy L. Harte, 54, of Constable told State Police that while he was backing out of the yard of 15902 Route 30, his foot slipped off the brake and onto the gas peddle, causing his car to strike a pile of scrap wood, Malone-based State Police said.

Harte continued to drive backward, striking the front tire of an ATV, causing the front frame to bend up onto the residence Bilco doors, police said.

Stephen R. Simmonds, 49, of Moira told police that he was struck in the right leg by the driver’s side of Harte’s car bumper, police said.

Simmonds left the accident site before State Police arrived and declined to receive medical attention, saying he had suffered only bruises.

No tickets were issued.

NORTH ELBA — A Redford woman was injured in a one-car accident Sunday.

Shortly before 6 a.m., Katherine A. Black, 19, was traveling east on Route 86 in the Town of North Elba on slushy roads when she swerved to avoid striking an animal, Ray Brook-based State Police said.

Black drove off the roadway and then back on to it, continuing down the road, and then failed to negotiate a curve, police said. Her car went off the road, struck an embankment and overturned.

Black complained of pain in her right arm but refused medical attention, later going to a hospital via a private vehicle, police said.

She was ticketed for failure to keep right.

PLATTSBURGH — A Chazy woman was injured in a two-car accident Saturday.

The accident happened at about 11:14 a.m. on Broad Street in the City of Plattsburgh, according to a City Police blotter entry.

Driving one of the vehicles involved in the accident was Dana Gunn, 56, who was injured and also was given two traffic tickets.

Driving the other vehicle was Robert Hoffman, 38, of Plattsburgh. He and his 4-year-old male passenger were not injured, according to the blotter entry.

No further information was available.

CHAMPLAIN — Two people were injured in a two-car accident April 11.

Shortly before 1 p.m., Donna L. Moore, 50, of Ellenburg Depot was traveling westbound on Route 11 near Elm Street in the Town of Champlain when her vehicle was struck from behind by a car driven by Jessica E. Mead, 29, of Ellenburg Depot, Chazy-based State Police said.

No further information was available.

— By Staff Writers Felicia Krieg and Robin Caudell