Tri-county blotter

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

NORTHAMPTON — Amaya L. Jones, 36, of 9 Eagle St., Gloversville was charged on Sunday by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies for seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Jones was charged following an interview on Route 152.

She was processed and released on an appearance ticket.

Man charged with burglary, mischief

BROADALBIN — William E. Markle, 46, of 5 Homestead Drive, Gloversville was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies on Sunday with third-degree burglary and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Markle was charged following the investigation into a suspicious person complaint at the First Presbyterian Church in the village of Broadalbin. Markle had allegedly broke into the church and then broken a separate locked office door in an attempt to try to locate money.

He was processed at the sheriff’s office and held pending arraignment.

Alleged DWI driver in single-car crash

AMSTERDAM — Gary A. March, 36, of 916 W. Glenville Road, Glenville, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on Aug. 13, with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator of a vehicle.

On Aug. 13, a one-car motor vehicle accident was reported in front of 189 Swart Hill Road in the town of Amsterdam. March, the alleged driver of the vehicle was found to be driving with a suspended license.

He was issued a traffic ticket and is scheduled to appear at Amsterdam Town Court on Tuesday.

Woman charged with trespass

CANAJOHARIE — Amanda Hutt, 21, of 123 Hawk Terrace, Saylorsburg, Pa., was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on Aug. 13, with trespassing.

Hutt was found allegedly trespassing at 302 Happy Hallow Road.

She was processed and released with an appearance ticket to return to Canajoharie Town Court on Sept. 19 at 4 p.m.

One-car accident leads to DWI

AMSTERDAM — Michael R. McDonald, 33, of 28 Reid St., was charged on Aug. 7, by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with driving while intoxicated.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a one-car motor vehicle accident in which after investigation the alleged driver McDonald had a blood-alcohol content 0.08 percent or more.

He was released on appearance tickets for Amsterdam Town Court on Aug. 29.

Woman faces three traffic violations

PALATINE BRIDGE — Samantha J. Worden, 27, of 18 Lion Ave., St, Johnsville was charged on Aug. 8, by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies for third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator.

A vehicle and traffic stop was conducted on Route 5 in the village of Palatine Bridge. Worden had been allegedly driving with a suspended license.

She was issued three traffic tickets and is scheduled to appear in Palatine Town Court on Aug. 29.

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