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Tri-county blotter

Man allegedly possessed cocaine

GLOVERSVILLE — James L. Brockhum, 48, of 49 Mechanic St., Amsterdam, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance by city police on Oct. 3 at 1:55 a.m.

City police responded to 24 Eagle St. for a disorderly conduct complaint. During the investigation, police found one of the involved suspects, Brockhum, to be in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine that was packaged for sale.

Brockhum was taken into custody and transported to the station where he was held for arraignment in City Court.

Failure to appear leads to warrant

GLOVERSVILLE — Michael J. Pryszmant, 33, of 23 James St., was taken into custody on an active bench warrant by city police on Oct. 4 at 8:27 a.m.

The bench warrant for Pryszmant was issued out of City Court by Judge Traci DiMezza for failure to appear on charges of trespassing and unlawful possession of marijuana. Pryszmant turned himself in to City Court.

Pryszmant was processed and held for arraignment.

Plate reader leads to registration charges

GLEN — Richard Wilmot, 32, of 1359 Stone Arabia Road, Fort Plain was charged on Oct.1 by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with operating a motor vehicle while the registration is suspended or revoked.

Wilmont was charged following a traffic stop after a license plate reader alerted to a suspended registration on his vehicle. Wilmont was issued an appearance ticket returnable to Town Court on Oct. 17.

Speeding leads to drug charges

NELLISTON — Jamie A. Herb, 36, of 11 Old Meadow Road, St. Johnsville was charged on Oct. 2 by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, driving while ability impaired by drugs, speed in zone and move from lane unsafely.

Deputies initiated a traffic stop in the village after observing Herb allegedly make a traffic infraction. Upon investigation, it was suspected that Herb was impaired by drugs and a field sobriety test was conducted. A DMV check also confirmed his license had been revoked due to a prior DWAI charge in 2011.

Herb was processed at Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and released on an appearance ticket returnable to Palatine Town Court on Oct. 17.

Driver facing several violations

PALATINE — Amanda Goss, 43, of 105 School St., Ephratah, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on Oct. 5, with operating a motor vehicle while registration is suspended or revoked, third-degree unlicensed operation and operating without insurance.

Goss was charged following a traffic stop when her vehicle alerted the license plate reader. A DMV check revealed that Goss’ state driver’s license was suspended for an unrelated incident.

She was processed and released with three uniform traffic tickets and is scheduled to appear in Town Court at a later date.

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