Tri-county blotter

Cockfield

Inmate faces additional charges

CANAJOHARIE — Aaron L. Cockfield, 33, of Fort Plain, an inmate at Montgomery County Jail, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense for an incident which occurred on June 29.

Cockfield is one of three men charged in connection with the death of Joshua L. Laveck, 29, of 60 Division St, Fort Plain. He is being held without bail for fourth-degree conspiracy to commit a violent act.

More information on the arrest was not available by press time.

Speeding in zone leads to pot charge

AMSTERDAM — Michael E. Budka, 21, of Gloversville was charged by state police on July 16 with speeding in a posted zone and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Failure to stop leads to felony DWI charge

MAYFIELD – John A. Franzese, 47, of Ballston Spa, was charged by state police on Saturday with unlawful possession of marijuana, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, failure to stop at a stop sign, having a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher, DWI with a previous conviction within the last 10 years and drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle.

Franzese was arraigned and released in his own recognizance.

Traffic stop leads to weapons charges

AMSTERDAM – James M. Torres Olivencia, 24, of Amsterdam, was charged by state police on Saturday with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, no inspection and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Man charged with 2nd degree assault

OPPENHEIM — Lawrence R. Dominiczak, 47, of Oppenheim was charged with second-degree assault, He was arraigned and held on cash bail.

Police charge driver with having marijuana

AMSTERDAM – Shernon M. Williams, 42, of Troy, was charged by state police on Sunday with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Man facing larceny, harassment charges

MAYFIELD — Glenn M. Insogna, 31, of Gloversville was charged by state police on Saturday with fourth-degree grand larceny and second-degree harassment with physical contact.

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