Saturday, January 19, 2013
The following items are based on information provided by officials in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.
CITY OF KINGSTON
Bribery: Ryan Williams, 23, of 28 May St., Poughkeepsie, was charged with felony bribery and misdemeanor resisting arrest by Kingston police at 4:25 a.m. Saturday on Merilina Avenue in the city of Kingston. Police said Williams eluded officers who attempted to stop him after he ran a red light at Washington and Hurley avenues, but was caught on Merilina Avenue near Edson Elementary School when his car ran over a curb and got a flat tire. Police said Williams offered to give the officer $2,000 to avoid arrest, then resisted and had to be pepper-sprayed by another officer at the scene. Williams also was charged with three counts of misdemeanor aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and numerous traffic infractions. Williams was sent to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $5,000/$10,000 bail.
Criminal mischief: Ryan T. Bradley, 22, of 105 Blacks Road, Kingston, was charged with felony criminal mischief and misdemeanor resisting arrest by Kingston police at 12:40 a.m. Saturday. Police said Bradley was involved in an argument with a taxi driver and kicked the taxi, causing more than $250 in damage. Police said Bradley fled the scene to avoid arrest, but was caught soon after. Bradley was sent to the Ulster County Jail, but was released after posting bail, authorities said.
Endangering welfare of a child: Evodio Martinez-Lobato, 27, of 67 North Broadway, Kingston, was charged with misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child by Kingston police at 8:30 a.m. Friday. Police said Martinez-Lobato was charged after police investigated the disappearance of a 12-year-old girl from a middle school bus stop around 7:50 a.m. Friday. The girl was eventually located and Martinez-Lobato was arrested. He was released with tickets to appear in Kingston City Court.
Shoplifting: Heather L. Wilber, 39, of 6 Blue Mountain Road, Saugerties, was charged with misdemeanor petit larceny by Saugerties police at 6:54 p.m. Friday. Police said Wilber was observed on a surveillance camera taking a cashmere sweater valued at $250 from the “DIG” at 89 Partition St. in the village of Saugerties. Wilber was identified after the video was posted to a Facebook account and people who knew her called police. She was released with tickets to appear in Village of Saugerties Court on Jan. 28.
Criminal contempt: David Croswell, 50, of 63 Parker Lane, Shokan, was charged with misdemeanor criminal contempt by Saugerties police at 5:05 p.m. Friday. Police said Croswell had contact with an individual who had an order of protection against him. He was released to appear in Saugerties Town Court at a later date.
Criminal contempt: Joseph W. Scuitto Sr., 52, of 3783 Route 32, Lot 9, Saugerties, was charged with misdemeanor criminal contempt by Saugerties police at 3:25 p.m. Friday at Blue Mountain Campground. Police said Scuitto was involved in a domestic dispute with an individual who had an order of protection against him. He was released with tickets to appear in Town of Saugerties Court on Wednesday.
DWI: Michael P. Gunn, 22, of 30 Carpenter Drive, Saugerties, was charged by Saugerties police with drunken driving and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than 0.08 percent, both misdemeanors, at 3:49 a.m. Saturday on North Street in the village of Saugerties. Gunn also was charged with the traffic infraction of failure to signal and was released to third party.
TOWN OF ULSTER
Drugs: Sean K. Stricker, 28, of Tillson, was charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor manufacture of drug paraphernalia by state police in Ulster at 9 p.m. Friday on U.S. Route 209 in the town of Ulster. Stricker also was charged with misdemeanor aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, the violation of unlawful possession of marijuana and the traffic infraction of speeding. He was sent to the Ulster County Jail, but was released after posting bail.
DWI: Cherish D. Debault, 27, of Winslow, Maine, was charged by state police at Catskill with drunken driving and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than 0.08 percent, both misdemeanors, at 11:38 p.m. Friday on state Route 32 in the town of Cairo. Debault also was charged with the traffic infraction of unsafe lane change and was released to a third party.
Drugs: Jeffrey Gregory, 47, of 2 Holt Road, Red Hook, was charged with misdemeanor driving while ability impaired by drugs and alcohol by state police in Rhinebeck on Friday. Police said Gregory was arrested after he was involved in a one-car rollover accident on Stone Church Road in the town of Rhinebeck. He was released on tickets returnable to the Town of Rhinebeck Court on Feb. 14.