Tri-county blotter

Driver charged with drunk driving

JOHNSTOWN — Travis J. Smullen, 25, of Gloversville was charged by state police on Feb. 25 with driving while intoxicated and having a blood-alcohol of 0.08 percent or higher.

Driver charged with driving while drunk

MOHAWK — Karen J. Wolfe, 39, of Fonda was charged by state police on Wednesday with DWI with a previous conviction within the last 10 years and aggravated driving while intoxicated, both felonies. She was released to a third party.

Snowmobiler faces several charges

FLORIDA — Paul Piazza, 48, of Amsterdam was charged on Feb. 10 with imprudent speed on a snowmobile, reckless operation of a snowmobile and operating a snowmobile while intoxicated by state police.

Man arrested for drug possession

FULTONVILLE — Tony E. Williams, 45, of Harrisburg, Pa., was charged on Wednesday by state police with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and having a controlled substance not in its original container. He was held on bail.

Man charged with driving while drunk

AMSTERDAM — Donald E. Derby, 52, of Fonda was charged by state police on Wednesday with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and driving while intoxicated. Derby was held on cash bail.

Man facing

drug charges

FORT PLAIN — Albert C. Murray, 41, of Fort Plain was charged by state police on Thursday with felony third-degree criminal possession of marijuana, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon by a felon, fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and unlawfully growing cannabis.

Woman charged with driving drunk

PALATINE — Arva L. Orsell, 51, or Johnstown was charged by state police on Friday with driving while intoxicated, drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to keep right. Orsell was released in her own recognizance.