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Tri-county blotter

Active bench warrant leads to man’s arrest

JOHNSTOWN — Tyronne L. Allen, 46, of 200 Bleecker St., Gloversville, was arrested Saturday by Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies on warrants in the town.

Deputies said he was charged after having contact with law enforcement. Allen had two open warrants issued by the Town Court for failing to appear.

Allen was arraigned in the Town Court. Because of the new bail reform laws defendants are typically released without bail. However, having approximately 10 open court cases in Fulton County in which Allen has failed to appear for all of them was remanded to the Fulton County Jail on $500 cash or $1,000 bond, deputies said.

He was still incarcerated as of Monday.

Woman charged with violating court order

MAYFIELD — Debra N. Hilton, 63, 114 Mariners Road, Gloversville, was arrested recently by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies after violating an order of protection in the town.

Deputies said she allegedly violated a Fulton County Family Court issued order of protection and was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. Hilton was arrested earlier this month by state police for the same offense.

Hilton was arraigned in the Town Court and as a result of the new bail reform laws was released without bail on her own recognizance.

Man charged with criminal possession

PALATINE BRIDGE — Chandler Z. Seelbach, 24, of 60 Diamond St., Little Falls was charged on March 7 by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Seelbach was charged following a traffic stop on West Grand Street in the village.

He was processed and released on an uniform appearance ticket returnable to Palatine Town Court.

Vehicle stop leads to drunk driving arrest

AMSTERDAM — Amber S. Royster, 30, of 316 Mohawk Ave., was charged on March 8 by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with driving with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher, driving while intoxicated and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Deputies said they initiated a traffic stop after observing a vehicle failing to maintain its lane on Route 5 in the town. During the stop, deputies found a small quantity of marijuana and an open container of alcohol. A field sobriety test was conducted in which Royster was found to have a blood-alcohol content of 0.10 percent.

She was processed and released on an appearance ticket returnable to Town Court on Thursday.

Man in custody for child endangerment

GLOVERSVILLE — Gerald A. Redmond, 42, of the city, was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, second-degree harassment, second-degree obstructing governmental administration and fourth-degree criminal mischief by city police on Sunday at 1:15 a.m.

Officers responding to a reported physical domestic violence incident say Redmond refused to allow police access to the upstairs portion of the residence where the alleged victim was believed to be. Redmond was accused of grabbing the female victim, pushing her into a wall and intentionally restricting her ability to contact 911.

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

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