PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENTS

PERU — A Peru woman was injured in a two-car crash coming off of an Interstate-87 exit ramp here Feb. 4, State Police say.

Bonnie S. Waldron, 66, of Peru, was traveling south on the Exit 35 ramp when she struck the rear of a 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage operated by Jennifer J. Burl, 56, also of Peru, State Police Troop B Public Information Officer Trooper Jennifer Fleishman said

Burl’s vehicle was stopped facing south at the intersection of the Exit 35 off-ramp and Bear Swamp Road, according to Fleishman.

Burl was brought to CVPH to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

PERU — A one-car crash injured a Peru woman here Feb. 8, State Police say.

Ashley M. Rascoe, 29, was driving a 2005 Ford Escape eastbound on Bearswamp Road when the driver’s side tire suffered a mechanical failure before coming to an abrupt stop, Fleishman said.

Rascoe was brought to CVPH to be treated for back and arm pain.

CHATEAUGAY — A two-car accident injured both drivers here Feb. 8, State Police say.

Laurel E. Spence, 17, of Chateaugay was backing a 2008 Toyota 4 Runner out of an East Main Street residence in Chateaugay when she failed to notice a 2012 Nissan Sentra travelling west on that road, Fleishman said.

The Sentra, driven by Alicia S. Andrus, 26, of Potsdam, then collided with the Toyota, police said.

Both drivers were brought to the University of Vermont Health Network Alice Hyde Medical Center; Andrus was treated for a leg injury while Spence was treated for neck pain.

 

FELONY ARREST

KEESEVILLE — A Keeseville man was arrested Sunday after threatening NBC 5, State Police say. 

Dominic J. Rainey, 30, had sent threatening emails to the news station, according to a State Police press release.

He was charged with one count of making a terroristic threat, a felony, the release said. 

He was arraigned in Plattsburgh Town Court and released on his own recognizance.

PLATTSBURGH — An Esopus woman was left with a grand larceny charge after being arrested twice in one night, State Police say.

Troopers responded to a report of a shoplifter at Wal-Mart in Consumer Square here just after 7 p.m. on Feb. 8 and found that Christina M. Nasti, 32, had concealed numerous consumable goods valued at approximately $1,150 and left the store without paying for them, a press release said.

For this, she was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, and released with an appearance ticket returnable to Plattsburgh Town Court.

Later that night, State Police responded to the Sweet Frog restaurant, also in Consumer Square, where employees had reported a child left alone in the store.

Responding troopers found that Nasti had left the child in the store with an employee while she left for a time, according to the release.

She was then arrested again and given another appearance ticket, this time for a misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child charge.

BANGOR — A Bangor man was arrested for tampering with physical evidence following a traffic stop, State Police say.

State Police pulled over a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado for an obstructed license plate just before 12:30 a.m. Feb. 9, Fleishman said.

The driver, Chad P. Fountain, 39, was arrested after he threw a glass smoking pipe into the woods near the road, according to Fleishman, and was also found to be in possession of a quantity of cocaine.

Fountain was charged with tampering with physical evidence, a felony, and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.

He was released on appearance tickets returnable to Bangor Town Court.

 

— Compiled by Staff Writer Ben Watson 

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