News of Otsego County

Serving Otsego County, NY, through the combined reporting of Cooperstown's Freeman's Journal and the Hometown Oneonta newspapers.



5 Trucks Deemed Unfit For Roads During Sheriff’s Safety Inspection

5 Trucks Unfit For Roads,

Sheriff’s Inspection Fines

Otsego County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement safety check inspection on Friday, Dec. 5 in Exeter.

EXETER – Five of 12 trucks inspected during a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement safety check inspection were deemed unfit for the road and taken out of service, the Otsego County Sheriff’s Department reported on their Facebook page.

On Thursday, Dec. 5, Deputy Sheriff Grimes along with Deputy Sheriff Thornhill partnered with the NYS Department of Transportation in the Town of Exeter to conduct a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement safety check inspection.

Police: Woman Smashed Mother’s Cell Phone

Police: Woman Broke 

Mother’s Cell Phone

Alicia Greene
Alicia Greene

EXETER – A woman was arrested for smashing her mother’s cell phone during a dispute, according to the State Police at Richfield Springs.

Alicia Greene, 33, was arrested after an investigation into a domestic dispute on County Route 19 in the Town of Exeter.  Investigators reported that during  a verbal dispute with her mother, Greene grabbed the cell phone from her hands and broke it.  Police believe this was to keep her mother from calling 911.

Greene was issued tickets for two counts of the misdemeanor criminal mischief 4th, returnable to the Town of Exeter Court on Feb. 24.

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