Law & Disorder (May 25, 2012)
The following items are based on information provided by officials in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.
CITY OF KINGSTON
• DWI: Jeffrey W. Mikalonis, 26, of Williams Street, Kerhonkson, was charged with felony grand larceny by Kingston police on Wednesday. Police said they responded to a complaint about employee theft at Advanced Auto Parts in the Kingston Plaza, and they took Mikalonis into custody at the scene. Police said their investigation showed he had stolen $4,800 from his employer over the last several months. Mikalonis was being held pending arraignment.
• Unlawful imprisonment: Benjamin A. Mena, 21, of St. James Street, Kingston, was charged with the misdemeanors of unlawful imprisonment, attempted assault, and criminal mischief by Kingston police at 2:46 a.m. Thursday. Police said they responded to a report of a dispute in the area of Willow and North streets, and upon arrival, found a 21-year-old woman who accused Mena of preventing her from leaving their apartment for several hours and punching her in the back of the head. He was also accused of throwing her cell phone out a car window. He was being held pending arraignment.
• Criminal contempt: Charles V. Drake, Jr., 48 of Liberty Street, Kingston, was charged with felony and misdemeanor criminal contempt by Kingston police at 12:55 a.m. Thursday. Police said they responded to a report of a dispute on Wall Street, and upon arrival, found Drake at the home of a woman who had a sway away order of protection against him. Drake has been convicted of misdemeanor criminal contempt three times in the past five years, police said. Drake was being held pending arraignment.
• Drugs: Julius C. Lucido, 53, and Diane K. Lucido, 49, both of Highland, were charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor loitering by state police at Highland related to an incident reported at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in the town of Lloyd.
• DWI: Barry K. Linendoll, 49, of Hunter, was charged with the felonies of drunken driving and aggravated unlicensed driving as well as the infractions of driving without insurance, driving without a license, failure to obey a police officer, failure to keep right, illegally signaling, and a seat belt violation by state police at Catskill at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday on Maple Avenue in the town of Hunter.
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