ONEONTA – Oneonta Police arrested a brother and sister after surveillance footage allegedly shows them taking a laptop and a phone from a room at Hillside Commons.
Yarmenis Maldonado, 20 and her brother, Joshua Maldonado, 21, both of Bronx, were arrested after police met with a 21 year old female who told them that the two had taken her $1,700 laptop and cell phone. Security footage from the Commons allegedly shows the Maldonados walking out of her room with the laptop and phone.
ONEONTA – A Staten Island man was arrested and charged with allegedly threatening a homeowner after fleeing the SUNY Oneonta campus.
Diego Bravo, 22, was arrested after Oneonta Police responded to a report at 12 Hazel St. described as a man “yelling and crying.” Responding officers reported seeing a heavyset shirtless male standing in the street; at his feet, an older male was trying to defend himself.
Officers separated the men and interviewed them. The older man, who lives at 12 Hazel, told the police he heard a loud bang. He found Bravo in his home, yelling and acting aggressively, and he left, fearing for his safety, police said.
ONEONTA – A Bronx man was arrested after allegedly stabbing another man who tried to intervene in a domestic dispute, according to city police.
Eddie Burns, 53, Bronx, was arrested after Oneonta Police responded to a reported stabbing at 12 Division St. Upon arrival, police found a 24-year-old man bleeding from cuts to his head and hand. He was transported by ambulance to Fox Hospital, and further interviews revealed that he had allegedly heard a male and female engaged in the domestic dispute. During the dispute, he claimed he heard the female yelling “Get off me” and went to the apartment to confront Burns.
ONEONTA – With three heroin overdoses on Friday, March 17, police are concerned that heroin laced with fentanyl or other narcotics may be on the streets of Oneonta.
“The first call we got, a young man was already blue and his girlfriend was doing CPR on him,” said Acting Police Chief Doug Brenner. “Officer Luke Harvey was able to administer Narcan, and he began to wake up.”
It was the first time an officer had used Narcan to revive an overdose victim, and Brenner was pleased that their efforts were successful.
The man was transported to Fox Hospital by ambulance and his girlfriend rode with him. But police soon got another call from the hospital. “While the doctors were treating him, the girlfriend went into the bathroom and overdosed,” said Brenner.
A third overdose call came in that same night, and the EMS squad transported him to the hospital as well.
ONEONTA – An Oneonta man was arrested and charged with heroin possession Friday night after a neighbor called for a welfare check.
Kyle L. Alger, 20, was interviewed by police at his 16 Rose Avenue home after a neighbor called to complain that someone was vomiting outside of Alger’s vehicle. When police arrived, Alger allegedly got out of his vehicle and threw an item underneath, and inspection of the area uncovered two grams of bulk heroin in a knotted plastic bag, as well as 11 individually packaged paper folds.
According to police, the substance in the packets tested positive for heroin. A subsequent search revealed another paper packet of suspected heroin, as well as $532.
ONEONTA – A 17 year old Oneonta man was arrested after Oneonta police allegedly found heroin and stolen goods in his apartment.
Kyle Jaramillo was arrested after members of the City of Oneonta Police Department Uniform Division and Detective Division, conducted a voluntary consent search of his room at 91.5 Center St. During the search, police allegedly found a small quantity of heroin, as well as two televisions, a set of stereo speakers, an air rifle and a pair of sneakers police claimed matched reports from a recent burglary of an apartment on Walling Avenue.
ONEONTA – The report of a home invasion yesterday led to the discovery of $12,000 worth of marijuana in his home and the arrest of the homeowner, Oneonta police reported today.
Edwin C. Milette, 25, was arrested after a younger sibling called the Oneonta police to report an attempted home invasion robbery on Wednesday, March 8, at 306 Chestnut St. in the city. According to the caller, police said, three men had arrived at the house in a dark-colored sedan, possibly a BMW; one of the men was described as a “young black male” with short hair.
Arriving at the house, officers reported a “powerful odor” of marijuana and contacted the OPD Detective Division for additional assistance. Further investigation and interviews with occupants resulted in the home being secured by police while a search warrant was obtained.
ONEONTA – An Oneonta man was arrested after police and fire investigators allege he set his neighbor’s car on fire earlier this afternoon.
Jonathan Delgado, 31, was arrested after the police and fire department were dispatched to the report of a vehicle fire in the area of 41 Burnside Avenue. First responders arrived at the scene to find a red 2009 Subaru Forester, belonging to a neighborhood resident, fully engulfed in flames. The Oneonta Fire Department extinguished the blaze as police officers conducted a neighborhood canvass and located Delgado, who was detained during the early stages of the investigation.