PLATTSBURGH — Two women that were injured in a car crash Monday have been treated and released from CVPH Medical Center.
Hillary Chrestler, 22, of Plattsburgh, was heading south in a Honda Civic into the city from Route 374 at about 5:40 p.m. when a Chevrolet sedan driven by Linda Defoe, 53, of Norwood ran a red light at the intersection and struck the Honda, according to Plattsburgh City Police.
Defoe was ticketed for running a red light.
PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh woman was injured in an accident Monday.
Charlena M. Scroggins, 21, of Plattsburgh was driving on Military Turnpike in the Town of Plattsburgh shortly before 5:26 p.m.
Plattsburgh-based State Police said Scroggins was between 500 and 600 feet from the intersection with Tom Miller Road when Erica L. Harvey, 21, walked out into the road. Scroggins accidentally struck Harvey with her vehicle. Harvey may not have looked both ways before stepping into the road, police said.
Harvey complained of back and neck pain and was transported to CVPH where she was treated and released.
No tickets were issued.
KEENE — A Rainbow Lake man was injured in a motorcycle crash Monday.
Stephan A. Margas, 38, of Rainbow Lake, was traveling south on County Route 40 in the Town of Keene near where the route turns into Alstead Hill Road when he failed to negotiate a right curve and exited the east shoulder of the road.
His motorcycle went onto its side, separating Margas from the vehicle. He sustained injuries to his shoulder and was transported to Adirondack Medical Center in Lake Placid where he was treated and released.
He was ticketed for failure to keep right.
SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake Police arrested Latisha McNeal, 25, of Black River after she allegedly sold heroin to another individual.
A search of McNeal’s hotel room found her to be possession of approximately 1.75 ounces of cocaine and approximately 0.3 ounces of heroine. McNeal was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance and three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, both felonies.
She was processed and arraigned in Saranac Lake Village Court and remanded to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail or $40,000 bail bond.
SARANAC LAKE — A Bloomingdale man was arrested on felony assault charges.
Monroe F. Gladd III, 35, was arrested by Saranac Lake Police at 11 a.m. Monday following an investigation into a physical altercation involving Gladd outside a local establishment, the name of which police would not release, at 11:50 p.m. Oct. 27.
Gladd was charged with third-degree assault as a hate crime, a felony. The incident has been labeled a hate crime because of racist comments allegedly made by Gladd before, during and after the alleged assault. Witnesses to the incident attested to the comments, Saranac Lake Police Chief Bruce Nason said.
Gladd was arraigned Monday in St. Armand Town Court and released on his own recognizance to appear in Saranac Lake Village Court at a later date.
Bernard J. McCormick, 28, of Vermontville was arrested in connection with the same alleged assault at 10:47 p.m. Sunday.
McCormick was charged with third-degree assault as a hate crime.
He was arraigned at the Village of Saranac Lake Court and remanded to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash or $30,000 bond.
CHAMPLAIN — Four men were arrested in connection with a burglary.
Timothy J. LaFountain, 20, of Mooers; Ryan M. Dupee, 17, of Mooers Forks; Taylor J. Ondras, 21, of Rouses Point; and Austin J. LaPier, 17, of Saranac allegedly took numerous items from an outdoor storage area at a residence on 102 Dumont Road in Champlain between Oct. 21 and Oct. 24. The allegedly stolen items include a boat, two motors, a cement mixer, a refrigerator, some scrap metal and a wheelbarrow.
The owner of the property reported the alleged theft at 3:55 p.m. Oct. 24.
All four men were arrested at 9774 Route 9 in the Town of Chazy between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 24 and were charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony.
LaFountain and Dupee were released on appearance tickets and were scheduled to reappear in Town of Champlain Court. Ondras and LaPier were also released on appearance tickets and are scheduled to reappear in court.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg and Contributing Writer Ian Tully