Tri-county blotter

Arrest made for criminal possession

GLOVERSVILLE — Doren L. Westpoint, 49, of 108 Washington St., Apt. 5, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance by city police on Friday at 11:35 a.m.

Officers were dispatched to the area of North Main Street and Third Avenue for a suspicious person complaint. Upon arrival, police made contact with Westpoint who was found to be in possession of a quantity of heroin during the course of investigation.

Westpoint was transported to the station where he was processed and released on an appearance ticket returnable in City Court at a later date.

Teen charged on active bench warrant

GLOVERSVILLE — Justin L. Persen, 19, of 102 Lincoln St., was taken into custody on an active bench warrant by city police on Friday at 11:32 a.m.

The warrant for Persen was issued out of Amsterdam City Court. Persen was located at his residence by members of the Gloversville police who were investigating a separate incident.

Persen was turned over to the Amsterdam Police Department.

Criminal possession leads to man’s arrest

GLOVERSVILLE — Derek Kenney, 49, of 157 Handy Road, Mayfield, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance by city police on Saturday at 2:03 p.m.

Officers made contact with Kenney in a parking lot on Fremont Street near NBT Bank. During the course of an interview, Kenney was found to be in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine.

Kenney was taken into custody and transported to the station where he was processed and held for arraignment.

Area man charged with drunk driving

MAYFIELD — Christopher J. Howard, 27, of Mayfield, was charged with DWI by state police on Thursday at 5:45 p.m. He was taken into custody on School Street and released on an appearance ticket.

Traffic stop leads to aggravated DWI

BROADALBIN — Christin M. Gorka, 46, of Broadalbin, was charged with DWI and aggravated DWI by state police on Friday at 7:28 p.m. He was taken into custody on Union Mills Road and released on an appearance ticket.

One charged with criminal possession

AMSTERDAM — Shamel D. Ward, 27, of Schenectady, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana by state police on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Ward was taken into custody on Route 5. He was released on an appearance ticket.

Man gets DWI charge, unlicensed operation

PERTH — Matthew J. Fair, 38, of Esperance, was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and DWI by state police on Saturday at 8:55 p.m. Fair was taken into custody on Sacandaga Road. He was released on an appearance ticket.

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