Tri-county blotter

Man charged with having stolen items

GLEN — Michael A. Vogel, 19, of St. Johnsville, was charged by state police on Tuesday with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property for property for property valued less than $1,000 for an incident which occurred Sept. 1 in Oppenheim.

Driver fails to yield right of way

GLOVERSVILLE — A driver was ticketed on one charge following an accident investigated by city police at 1:28 p.m. Monday on South Harrison Street at Industrial Parkway.

Police said Zara R. Hyde, 22. of P.O. Box 89, Caroga Lake, was ticketed on a charge of failure to yield the right of way.

Police said her car was traveling north on South Harrison Street when the driver attempted to make a left turn to travel west on Industrial Parkway. She failed to yield the right of way to a southbound vehicle operated by Thomas W. Sickler, 58, of 5721 Crooked St., Broadalbin, resulting in a collision.

No injuries were reported.

Woman charged with misuse of benefits

JOHNSTOWN — Marcy L. Folensbee, 42, of 21 Allen St., Gloversville, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s investigators on Oct. 23 with misdemeanor counts of petit larceny and misuse of food stamps.

Investigators said she was charged at the sheriff’s office at 1:10 p.m. Folensbee used another person’s SNAP benefit card in order to obtain benefits that she was not entitled to, while the other person was incarcerated at the county jail, investigators said.

She will appear later in City Court.

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