Tri-county blotter

Fonda man faces DWI charge

MOHAWK — Man receives several charges following a motor vehicle accident. Kyle F. Gray, 36, of 7 Upper Prospect St., Fonda, was charged on Feb. 6 by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies for driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of .08 or higher, leaving the scene of an accident and failed to use designated lane. Gray was transported to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for processing and later released with four traffic tickets to town court at a later date.

Gloversville man facing charges

JOHNSTOWN — Justin M. Fisher, 32, of 76 Washington St., Gloversville, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s investigators at 2:24 p.m. Feb. 6 with misdemeanor counts of misuse of food stamps and petit larceny.

Deputies said he was charged following a welfare fraud complaint in the city of Johnstown. Deputies said he allowed another person to utilize his EBT SNAP benefits card while he was incarcerated at the county jail, and the person obtained welfare benefits not entitled to receive. The fraud took place in September.

Fisher will appear later in City Court.

Contempt charge for Gloversville man

GLOVERSVILLE — Tyson J. Stratton, 39, of Division Street was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense by city police on Sunday.

Officers said Stratton was charged Police following a 911 call, in which the caller reported a male attempting to break into a residence. Upon arrival to the scene, officers observed damage to the door permitting entry to the residence.

Stratton, was located lying in a pile of clothes in a bedroom. Stratton’s presence at the residence was in violation of a Fulton County Family Court “Stay Away” Order of Protection.

Stratton was taken into custody and held for arraignment in City Court.

Gloversville man facing charge

GLOVERSVILLE — Alfred J. Berowski, 22, of 31 Homestead Drive was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol by city police on Sunday.

Officers said they were called to a report of a vehicle that had driven up on the sidewalk in front of the Pizza Joint and then crashed into a snowbank near Fieldbrook Foods.

The male subject driving the vehicle fled the crash, and was followed by a citizen until police were able to locate him, moments later.

The subject admitted to driving, and was identified as Berowski.

Officers were able to smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from Berowski’s breath, and upon further investigation, it was determined that Berowski was under the influence of alcohol.

Berowski was taken into custody, transported to the station, processed and released to appear in City Court on a later date.

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