Tri-county blotter

Endangering a child warrant served

GLOVERSVILLE — Faith A. Barlow, 47, of 130 Prospect Ave., was taken into custody by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 9 p.m. Saturday on a warrant.

Officers said Barlow was arrested following a traffic stop on Frontage Road.

During the stop, deputies learned that Barlow had an active arrest warrant issued by City Court for endangering the welfare of a child.

Barlow was processed and held for arraignment.

Man faces more felony charges

PALATINE — Scott R. Simonds, 55, of Fultonville, was charged on Feb. 15 by state police with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana fir having over 16 ounces and possession and transportation of more than 30,000 unstamped cigarettes for an incident which occurred on Feb. 5.

Simonds was originally charged Feb. 4 with possession of untaxed cigarettes, a felony; seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and possession of a controlled substance not in its original container.

Troopers said they charged Simonds following a traffic stop on Route 5 in the town. State police said a subsequent search warrant conducted at Simonds’ residence in Fultonville uncovered narcotics and untaxed cigarettes that were seized.

On Feb. 5, state police applied for a search warrant to gain entry to a safe that was taken from Simonds’ residence on Feb. 4. A quantity of heroin and marijuana was located within the safe.

State police also executed a search warrant at a storage facility in Palatine rented by Simonds and seized a large quantity of untaxed cigarettes as well as marijuana.

Simonds was arraigned on the first charges in Mohawk Town Court and remanded to the Montgomery County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. As of Wednesday, Simonds was still incarcerated.