October 2, 2013

Police log: Oct. 2, 2013


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CHATEAUGAY — A Chateaugay man was charged with criminal mischief Monday.

At about 1 a.m., State Police responded to Jericho Joe’s Roadhouse on Depot Street in Chateaugay for a report of a disorderly patron, according to a news release from State Police.

Troopers arrested Matthew A. Glennon, 31, for allegedly choking another patron and damaging property at the business, police said.

Glennon was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony; criminal obstruction of breathing, a misdemeanor; and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

Glennon was arraigned in Chateaugay Town Court and was sent to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

He is due to return to Chateaugay Town Court on Oct. 21.

PLATTSBURGH — A New York City man was charged with drug possession Sunday after he was allegedly found in possession of cocaine.

Early Sunday morning, Plattsburgh City Police officers were dispatched to the area of Margaret Street near Sailly Avenue for a report of two men arguing with a women near the roadway, Plattsburgh City Police said.

The caller also reported hearing something that sounded like gunshots, police said.

Officers found two men wearing backpacks and matching the description the caller provided crossing from Margaret Street onto Sailly Avenue, police said.

Orraine McKoy III, 27, told police he didn’t have any identification and upon further questioning produced a bag of marijuana, handing it to one of the officers, police said.

After he consented to a search of his backpack, McKoy became visibly nervous and fled after he was told he was under arrest, police said.

McKoy ran about 100 feet before police apprehended him, police said.

The other man was not charged, police said.

In McKoy’s backpack were 78 small baggies containing cocaine as well as a quantity of marijuana, police said.

McKoy was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony; unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation; and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor.

McKoy was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court and was taken to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash or $50,000 bond.

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man was charged with criminal mischief Saturday.

Plattsburgh City Police officers were called to the Green Room bar on Bridge Street in Plattsburgh for a report of a male who had done damage to a glass door at the bar, Plattsburgh City Police said.

Andrew Price, 22, was asked to leave the Green Room because he was highly intoxicated and had expressed a desire to begin a relationship with the girlfriend of one of the bar employees, police said.

On the way out of the bar, Price intentionally hit a glass door, causing it to crack, forming a spiderweb pattern in the glass, police said.

A man pointed Price out to police and officers stopped him as he was walking on Clinton Street, police said.

They arrested him shortly before 1 a.m., police said.

The glass door is valued at an estimated $400, police said.

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

Price was released on an appearance ticket returnable to Plattsburgh City Court on Oct. 15.

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh woman was arrested Sept. 20 for alleged domestic violence.

According to Plattsburgh City Police, at 8:18 p.m., officers responded to a report that Michele M. Johnson, 38, had allegedly picked up and thrown a glass ashtray at her husband, striking him in the head.

Johnson was arrested and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony; second-degree assault, a felony; fourth-degree attempted criminal mischief, a misdemeanor; and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, for allegedly repeatedly using her feet to kick the rear door of the arresting officer’s vehicle.

Johnson was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court and was taken to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail or $500 bond.


PLATTSBURGH — One man was injured in an ATV accident Sunday.

At about 5 p.m., George Miller IV, 19, of Cadyville, was driving an ATV eastbound on Kent Falls Road when he crossed over the center line into the opposing lane and collided with a vehicle traveling west, operated by Poppy Rock, 58, of Morrisonville, according to a news release from State Police.

Miller, who was wearing a helmet prior to the collision, was transported to CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh for minor injuries to his hands and lower extremities. He was ticketed for operating an unregistered ATV, operating an ATV on a highway, and operating an ATV without insurance.

Rock was not injured as a result of the collision.

TUPPER LAKE — Two people were injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday.

At about 3 p.m., a motorcycle operated by Joseph L. Sawyer, 52, of Muncy, Penn., was traveling westbound on State Route 30 near Dugal Road when Sawyer swerved to avoid striking a dog that entered the roadway, according to a State Police Troop B press release.

Sawyer’s vehicle struck another motorcycle driven by Jason E. Duquette, 42, of Morrisonville, who was traveling in the same direction as Sawyer.

Sawyer had injuries to his right leg, and his passenger, Paula M. Hill, 43, of Belmont, N.C., had injuries to her upper extremities. Both were transported to Adirondack Medical Center.

Duquette and his passenger, Kirsten Goldthorp, 38, of Quebec, complained of pain to their arms and hands but declined medical attention.

No tickets have been issued but the accident is still under investigation.

ELIZABETHTOWN — A Quebec man was injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon.

At about 12:50 p.m., Thierry Dellanay, 50, of Quebec, was traveling north on Lincoln Pond Road when he exited the roadway upon entering a curve, according to a State Police news release.

The motorcycle traveled over a barrier and struck an embankment, and Dellanay was ejected from the vehicle.

First responders found him conscious and lying on a pile of rocks.

Dellanay sustained several broken ribs and was taken to Elizabethtown Community Hospital and later airlifted to Fletcher Allen Hospital in Burlington, Vt., according to the release.

MALONE — Three New York residents were injured in a one-car accident Saturday.

Shortly before 12:51 a.m., Matthew F. Hall, 49, of Brownville, N.Y., was traveling east on Route 11 near Wheeler Road in the Town of Malone when he failed to stay in his lane of travel and exited the road via the south shoulder, Malone-based State Police said.

Hall complained of chest pain and was taken to Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone along with his two passengers, Natasha Hall, 17, of Calcium, N.Y., and Malinda Hall, 41, of Brownville, N.Y., who both had minor facial bleeding, police said.

All three people were treated and released from the hospital, police said.

No tickets were issued.

MOOERS — At least one person was injured in a two-car accident Sept. 19.

Shortly before 5:25 p.m., Pamela J. Baker, 48, of Mooers was driving eastbound in the Town of Mooers when she used her turn signal and slowed to make a right turn into a private driveway, Chazy-based State Police said.

Josh Michael Bennett, 21, of Lisbon, N.Y., who was driving behind Baker, swerved to avoid hitting her vehicle, but was unable to avoid a collision, police said.

Bennett’s vehicle continued into a ditch and Baker’s vehicle spun as a result of the impact, police said.

No further information was available.

— By Staff Writers Felicia Krieg and Robin Caudell and Contributing Writers Amy Heggen and Ben Rowe