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UPDATE
January 14, 2019

Victims' Names Released in Deadly Mexico Accident

The following is an update to the motor vehicle accident yesterday at US Route 11 and State Route 104 in the Town of Mexico:

The name of the driver of the tractor trailer is Lawrence Wallace, 65, of Cato, NY.

The name of the driver of the sedan is Samantha Phillips, 29, of Central Square, NY.

The name of the victim, the passenger in the sedan, is Cara Snyder, nine years old, from Lacona, NY.



January 13, 2019

Sheriff's Office Investigates Deadly Crash in Mexico

On Sunday, January 13th, 2019, at around 12:18 PM, members of the Oswego County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident at the intersection of US Route 11 and State Route 104 in the Town of Mexico.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2006 Kenworth tractor trailer was traveling westbound on State Route 104 and a 2000 Volkswagen sedan was traveling northbound on US Route 11 when the two collided.

The driver of the tractor trailer sustained minor injuries. The driver of the sedan has non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Upstate Hospital, and the passenger was transported to Oswego Hospital where they were pronounced dead. The accident is still under investigation and the names of the involved parties will be released pending proper notification to the families.

The Oswego County Sheriff's Office were assisted on-scene by the New York State Police, United States Border Patrol, Mexico Volunteer Fire Department and McFee Ambulance.


Sheriff's Reports:

1/15/19:

On 1/13/19 at 8:47 a.m., Michael A. DePaolo, Jr., 33, of 16 Lake Road, Apt. 16, Oswego, NY was arrested based on a Bench Warrant issued by the Town of Scriba Court. Mr. DePaolo was arraigned in the Town of Scriba Court by Hon. Judge Adkins and is scheduled to return to court on 1/17/19.


Monday, 1/14/19:

On 1/10/19 at 2:33 p.m., Joshua M. Bogawitch, 28, of 306 Oneida St., Apt. 3, Fulton, NY was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, 1st Offense; Aggravated DWI, and Moving from Lane Unsafely following the investigation into a motor vehicle accident that occurred on County Route 176 in the Town of Volney. Mr. Bogawitch is scheduled to answer the charges in the Town of Volney Court on 1/21/19.

On 1/11/19 at 2:05 p.m., Jared H. Allen, 19, of 33 Duchess Lane, Palermo, NY was arrested for Criminal Contempt, 2nd degree, a class A misdemeanor following a traffic stop where Mr. Allen allegedly violated an active Stay Away Order of Protection filed against him. Mr. Allen was arraigned in the Town of Volney Court by Hon. Judge Aluzzi and is scheduled to answer the charge on 1/28/19.

On 1/12/19 at 1:45 p.m., Vanessa D. Fellows, 58, of 58 South 10th Street, Fulton, NY was arrested for Petit Larceny, a class A misdemeanor following the investigation into an incident at the Town of Granby Wal-Mart. Ms. Fellows was arraigned in the Granby Town Court by Hon. Judge Doyle and is scheduled to return to court on 1/28/19.

On 1/12/19 at 3:28 p.m., Valerie E. Baxter, 34, of 67 Ontario Street, Oswego, NY was arrested for Petit Larceny, a class A misdemeanor following the investigation into an incident at the Town of Granby Wal-Mart. Ms. Baxter was arraigned in the Town of Granby Court by Hon. Judge Doyle and is scheduled to answer the charge on 2/4/19.

On 1/13/19 at 2:53 p.m., Scott M. Shanley, 38, of 531 West 5th Street, Oswego, NY was arrested for DWI, 1st Offense, Aggravated DWI, and Crossing Hazard Markings, following a traffic stop on State Route 48 in the Town of Granby. Mr. Shanley was arraigned in the Granby Town Court by Hon. Judge Schmidt and is scheduled to answer the charge on 1/14/19.

On 1/13/19 at 8:42 p.m., Brett T. Somers, 24, of 3647 County Route 57, Oswego, NY was arrested for Petit Larceny, a class A misdemeanor, following the investigation into an incident in the Town of Minetto where she allegedly stole consumable items. Mr. Somers was arraigned in the Town of Minetto Court by Hon. Judge Auyer and scheduled to appear in Court on 2/6/19.

On 1/13/19 at 11:44 p.m., Brett L. Gallagher, 46, of 631 County Route 54, Apt. 45, Pennellville, NY was arrested for Harassment, 2nd degree following the investigation into a domestic violence complaint in the Town of Schroeppel. Mr. Gallagher was arraigned in the Town of Palermo Court by Hon. Judge Nipper and remanded to OCJ in lieu of $250 cash or $500 bond. Mr. Gallagher is scheduled to appear in Town of Schroeppel Court on 1/16/19.


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