Tri-county blotter

Man allegedly violates court order

AMSTERDAM — Seth A. Gregor, 32, of 2994 Route 67 was charged on Oct. 17 by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with second-degree criminal contempt.

Gregor was charged after a domestic dispute with his wife in which he allegedly violated a stay-away order of protection.

He was processed and arraigned in Amsterdam Town Court where he was released on his own recognizance to appear in court at a later date.

Man accused of strangling victim

NORTHAMPTON — Christopher D. Dacorsi was charged on Oct. 19 by state police with second-degree strangulation, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and third-degree assault.

On Oct. 19, state police were contacted by a individual who reported being in an altercation with Dacorsi while at a residence in the town. Dacorsi allegedly choked the victim during the dispute and refused to let them leave the residence.

The victim was transported to Nathan Littauer Hospital for evaluation. Dacorsi was located and taken into custody without incident.

He was arraigned in Mayfield Town Court and remanded to Fulton County Correctional Facility without bail. He is due back in court at a later date.

Woman drives drunk to police barracks

MAYFIELD — On Oct. 23, state troopers were called to the Budget Inn in Broadalbin for a disturbance. Troopers discovered two men had been in an altercation after attaching a chain between their two vehicles and playing tug of war in the parking lot.

One of the drivers, Harold Young, 45, of Broadalbin, showed signs of being intoxicated and was given the standardized field sobriety test, which he failed.

He provided a breath sample of 0.30 percent, more than three times the legal limit.

While Young was being processed at the state police barracks in Mayfield, troopers observed Amanda M. Vannostrand, 35, of Broadalbin, drive her vehicle into the parking lot.

When troopers spoke wit Vannostrand, she also showed signs of intoxication. She was administered a field sobriety test, which she subsequently failed. She later provided a breath sample of 0.22 percent.

Both were issued appearance tickets.

Young is due in Broadalbin Town Court on Nov. 7 at 4 p.m. and Vannostrand is due in Mayfield Town Court on Nov. 12 at 3 p.m.

Man violates stay-away order

GLOVERSVILLE — Todd A. Miles, 33, of Gloversville was arrested by City Police on Oct. 25 on an active warrant out of City Court for second-degree criminal contempt. The warrant stemmed from an investigation that revealed Miles allegedly violated a stay-away order of protection.

Miles was process and held for arraignment.

Driving while ability impaired charged

AMSTERDAM — Joseph R. Walter, 32, of Amsterdam was charged by state police on Oct. 25 with driving while ability impaired.

Cops: Driver allegedly impaired

PERTH — Brian G. Smyth, 59, of Slate Hill was charged by state police on Oct. 25 with driving while ability impaired.

Failure to store firearm safely

NORHTAMPTON — Jessica A. Tunnicliff, 37, of Mayfield was charged by state police on Oct. 25 with first-degree failure to safely store a firearm.


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