Police: Drunk Driver Hit Motorcyclist

Troopers: Drunk Driver Hit Oneonta Motorcyclist ONEONTA – A Mount Vision woman was arrested and charged with DWI after she allegedly struck a 78-year-old motorcyclist on Oneida Street. According to Aga Dembinska, Troop C public relations officer, Cristina J. Tilton, 54, was traveling east on Oneida when she began turning left onto Country Club Road and into the path of a motorcycle being driven by Donald O. Fredenburg, 78, Oneonta, who was traveling west n Oneida Street.…


Two More Arrested In Walmart Vandalism

Two Men Arrested In Walmart Vandalism ONEONTA – State police have arrested the other two men accused of vandalizing the Walmart craft aisle in early January. Jamie R. Sophie, 21, and Nathaniel Rubera 21, both of Unadilla, were arrested and charged with the felony of Criminal Mischief in the third degree and the misdemeanor of Conspiracy in the fifth degree for allegedly entering the store on Jan. 8, and opening bottles craft paint to damage more than $250 worth of…


Walton Man Charged With DWI, Walmart Vandalism

Walton Man Charged With DWI, Walmart Vandalism ONEONTA – One of the three men wanted for allegedly vandalizing the Walmart fabric aisle with craft paint was arrested and charged with DWI over the weekend, according to Trooper Aga Dembinska, public relations officer, Troop C. Devin K. Castillo, 19, Walton was arrested in Sidney Center after troopers received a complaint of a car rolled over on Main Street in Sidney Center at 3:36 a.m. on Saturday, Jan 11. When troopers arrived,…


Man Charged With Drunk Driving, Leaving Scene Of Crash In Sidney

Man Charged With Drunk Driving, Leaving Scene Of Crash In Sidney UNADILLA – A Middletown man was arrested at the Kwik Fill gas station here at 3:11 p.m. yesterday after leaving the scene of a property-damage crash in Sidney, Troop C reports. Robert J. Stutzer, 39, was also charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the second degree, both misdemeanors, and several tickets.…


Oneonta Man Arrested After Multiple Accidents

SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES REPORT: Driver’s Multi-Crash Spree Ends When Truck Hits Tree ONEONTA – An Otego man was arrested Wednesday for leaving the scene of a crash in Oneonta, then crashing three more times before running his truck into a tree on Route 8, Otego, sheriff’s deputies report. Deputies identified the suspect in the Wednesday incidents as Robert H. Braun, 53, Otego.…


Man Arrested After Car Hits Milford Home

Man Arrested After Car Runs Into Milford Home MILFORD – A 63-yearold Fort Plain man was arrested and charged with DWI after he drove his car into the kitchen of Tammy and Barry Jones According to the Otsego County Sheriff’s Department, Ray Agard was operating a car traveling north on State Highway 28 when he lost control of the vehicle and exited the right shoulder, striking a snow bank. His vehicle continued off the roadway before coming to rest in…


On WAMC’s ‘Morning Headlines’, Editor Reports On Amy Stock Memorial Dedication

On WAMC’s ‘Morning Headlines’, Editor Reports On Amy Stock Memorial Dedication In today’s weekly radio report on WAMC, Northeast Public Radio, Jim Kevlin, editor/publisher of (and Hometown Oneonta & the Freeman’s Journal), describes the dedication of the Amy Stock Memorial, a travelling exhibit that dramatizes the pain that can results from DWIs. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S  REPORT…


Alabama Fugitive Arrested for DWI In Oneonta

Alabama Fugitive Arrested For DWI In Town of Oneonta ONEONTA – A man arrested for a DWI after a state police traffic stop yesterday morning was discovered to be a fugitive from Alabama. Roger D. Elam, 29, Davenport, was allegedly observed speeding and driving across hazard marks on Main Street in the town of Oneonta.   An investigation by state police determined that he was driving while intoxicated with a BAC of .15 percent, and further investigation revealed that he was…


Police: Mom Drove Drunk With Daughter In Backseat

Police: Mom Drove Drunk With Daughter In Backseat ONEONTA – An Oneonta woman was arrested and charged with driving under the influence with her young daughter in the backseat, marking the first time the city has charged a driver under Leandra’s Law. Ashley M. Stanton, 31, was arrested on Monday after police received reports that a woman appeared to be intoxicated while driving a vehicle with a small child.  She was stopped at the All-Star Car Wash in the East End.…


Oneonta Man Arrested For DWI With Four Kids in Car

Driver With 4 Children In Car Faces DWI ONEONTA – After 911 calls about an erratic driver on I-88, state police arrested an Oneonta man for DWI with his four children in the car.  Andrew J. Adams, 35, was arrested at 8:10 p.m. Saturday after crashing his Chevy Impala into a guard rail near mile marker 33 in the Town of Sidney, troopers said. No one was injured, and the investigation determined that Adams was impaired by drugs at the…

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