Tri-county blotter

Two charged after fight over alcohol

GLOVERSVILLE — Frederick A. Dobson, 57, and Lisa M. Charles, 34, both of 207 N. Main St., were taken into custody by city police May 2 following an assault complaint.

Dobson was charged with third-degree attempted assault and was found to have an outstanding arrest warrant for second-degree harassment. Charles was charged with third-degree assault, resisting arrest and obstruction of governmental administration.

City police responded to the North Main Street address after receiving a complaint that Dobson and Charles had assaulted a male after having a dispute over alcohol. When Charles was informed that she was under arrest, police said she resisted, leading to the charges for resisting arrest and obstruction.

Both Dobson and Charles were held and arraigned in City Court.

Man charged with assaulting girlfriend

GLOVERSVILLE — Sean D. Dufel, 33, of Broad Street, was charged with third-degree attempted assault, endangering the welfare of a child under 17 years of age and first-degree criminal contempt by city police on May 3.

City police responded to Broad Street for a reported domestic violence incident. Upon arrival, officers spoke to a female victim who stated that she was attacked by her boyfriend, Dufel.

During the course of investigation, police learned that two children under 17 years of age were present during the alleged incident and that an order of protection was in place, protecting the victim from Dufel.

Dufel was transported to the station where he was processed and held for arraignment.

Traffic infractions leads to DWI charge

GLOVERSVILLE — Travis J. Smullen, 26, of 115 Route 101, was charged with driving while intoxicated, unsafe start, failure to use designated lane, unsafe lane change, failure to signal, inadequate exhaust and unauthorized stickers by city police on May 3.

While on patrol, city police conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle for several traffic infractions. After smelling alcohol coming from the driver, Travis, officers conducted a field sobriety test that yielded positive results for driving while under the influence of alcohol.

Travis was transported to the station, processed and released. He is scheduled to re-appear in City Court on a future date.

Refusal to leave leads to charges

JOHNSTOWN — Joshua J. Coadney, 41, of 77 Fremont St., Gloversville, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 4:55 p.m. May 1 with trespass.

Deputies said he was charged following a trespass incident at the Fulton County YMCA property in the town. Deputies said Coadney allegedly stood on property, drinking beer and refusing to leave after being asked to by the YMCA chief executive officer.

The suspect will appear at 5 p.m. May 16 in Town Court.

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