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Police Reports:

Tuesday, 8/22/17:

On 8/14/17 at 6:07 p.m., Jason A. Emert, 31, of 11 Elderberry Lane, Central Square, NY was operating a 2012 Toyota north on CR 10 in the Town of Schroeppel when it reportedly rear ended a 2013 Nissan pickup being operated by Joshua D. Collins, 26, of 255 CR 18, Central Square, NY that had stopped at the intersection with CR 12 and was proceeding through the intersection. Mr. Emert was issued a UTT for Following Too Closely.

On 8/18/17 at 8:40 a.m., Nicholas T. Hoefer, 27, of 967 SR 176, Fulton, NY was traveling east on Russell Rd. in a 2013 Kia when the vehicle failed to stop for a STOP sign at the intersection with CR 55 causing it to strike a street sign. Mr. Hoefer was issued a UTT for Failure to Stop for STOP Sign.

On 8/18/17 at 5:10 p.m., Ryan E. Bower, 18, of 2513 Lamson Rd., Phoenix, NY was operating a 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle north on CR 57A in the Town of Schroeppel 25 feet south of Hilltop Dr., when he reportedly lost control on a curve causing the vehicle to strike a guide rail on the east shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Bower was issued UTT's for Operating Unregistered MV; Unlicensed Operator and Speed not Reasonable. He was transported by ambulance to Crouse Irving Hospital in Syracuse.

On 8/19/17 at 3:21 a.m., Brittany M. Mallette, 27, of 294 Gildner Road, Central Square, NY was operating a 2017 Honda ATV south on a private driveway in the Town of Hastings, 1/10 mile north of Gildner Rd., when she reportedly lost control causing the vehicle to overturn. Ms. Mallette and a passenger, Elizabeth Girling, 28, were both transported by ambulance to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Unsafe speed and improper turning seem to have been contributing factors.

On 8/20/17 at 4:05 p.m., Andrea L. Vargason, 29, of 8 Button Street, Auburn, NY was operating a 2017 Kawasaki ATV south on a trail in the Town of Hannibal, 2/10 mile west of Mill Street when the vehicle reportedly struck a tree root causing her to be ejected. Ms. Vargason was transported by ambulance to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.

On 8/21/17 at 8:50 a.m., Zachary P. Janes, 21, of 2657 SR 3, Apt 6, Fulton, NY was arrested for Criminal Mischief, 4th degree; Criminal Obstruction of Breathing and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, all class A misdemeanors following the investigation into a domestic incident that occurred on 8/18/17 in the Town of Volney where he allegedly put his hands around the victim's neck along with smashing a pot. Mr. Janes is scheduled to answer the charges on 9/11/17 in the Town of Volney Court.


Zachary P. Janes

On 8/21/17 at 2:06 p.m., Bruce L. Garner, 45, of 42 Beverly Dr., Fulton, NY was arrested for Criminal Mischief, 4th degree, a class A misdemeanor following a domestic incident in the Town of Granby where he allegedly broke a window at a residence. Mr. Garner was arraigned in the Town of Granby Court and is scheduled to return on 10/2/17.

On 8/21/17 at 5:15 p.m., Sunil Ram, 27, of 200 W 2nd Street, Apt. 1, Oswego, NY was charged with AUO, 3rd degree and Registration Suspended following a traffic stop on CR 57 in the Town of Volney reportedly initiated after the LPR unit alerted. Mr. Ram is scheduled to answer the charges on 8/28/17 in the Town of Volney Court.

On 8/21/17 at 7:33 p.m., Zachariah P. Schuck, 23, of 137 W 4th Street, Oswego, NY was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marihuana and Speeding following a traffic stop on SR 48 in the Town of Minetto. Mr. Schuck is scheduled to answer the charges on 9/6/17 in the Town of Minetto Court.

During the same traffic stop, Colton D. Fallon, 21, of 146 W Cayuga Street, Oswego, NY was a passenger in the stopped vehicle and was also charged with Unlawful Possession of Marihuana. He is scheduled to answer the charge on 9/6/17 in the Town of Minetto Court.


Monday, 8/21/17:

On 8/18/17 at 2:43 p.m., a 17-year-old male residing in the City of Fulton was arrested for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, 5th degree, a class A misdemeanor following an earlier incident at the Town of Granby Wal-Mart where bicycles were stolen and the male was in possession of one of the bicycles. The male is scheduled to answer the charge on 9/18/17 in the Town of Volney Court.

On 8/18/17 at 3:45 p.m., Ethan M. Parkhurst, 28, of 1822 County Route 6, Fulton NY was charged with Operating a Vehicle While Registration Suspended/Revoked, Operating a MV with No Inspection, and Transporting Loose Cargo with No Cover, following a traffic stop on State Route 3 in the Town of Mexico reportedly initiated after the LPR unit alerted. Mr. Parkhurst is scheduled to answer the charges on 9/12/17 in the Town of Mexico Court.

On 8/18/17 at 7:51 p.m., Richard A. Erickson, 51, of 5 Rose Lane, Fulton, NY was arrested based on a Bench Warrant issued out of the Town of Mexico Court. Mr. Erickson was arraigned in the Town of Palermo Court by Hon. Judge Wood and remanded to the OCJ in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond. Mr. Erickson is scheduled to appear in Town of Mexico Court on 8/22/17 to answer the charges.

On 8/19/17 at 4:12 a.m., Robert S. Hall II, 24, of 117 Evans Road, Pennellville, NY was charged with Insecure Plates, Driving While Intoxicated, 1st offense; Driving with BAC of .08 or higher; and AUO 3rd degree following a traffic stop on East Avenue in the Village of Central Square reportedly initiated after patrol's observation of the non-secure license plate. Mr. Hall is scheduled to answer the charges in the Village of Central Square Court on 8/30/17.

On 8/19/17 at 4:40 p.m., Freddy J. Padua, 26, of 145 Creamery Road, Oswego, NY was arrested for AUO, 3rd degree, Failure to Stop at Stop Sign, and Driving with a Proper License following his involvement in a MVA on State Route 104 and Klocks Corners Road in the Town of Scriba. Mr. Padua is scheduled to appear in Town of Scriba Court on 9/14/17.

On 8/19/17 at 11:55 p.m., Daniel S. Abrams, 47, of 1226 Butternut Street, Syracuse, NY was arrested based on a Bench Warrant issued out of the Town of Mexico Court. Mr. Abrams was arraigned in the Town of Mexico Court and remanded to the OCJ in lieu of $250. Mr. Abrams is scheduled to answer the charged in Town of Mexico Court on 8/29/17.

On 8/20/17 at 10:35 a.m., Michael P. Benjamin, 40, of 75 E. 10th Street, Oswego, NY was arrested based on a Bench Warrant issued out of Oswego County Family Court. Mr. Benjamin was arraigned in the Town of Scriba Court by Hon. Judge Adkins and remanded to OCJ in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond. Mr. Benjamin is scheduled to appear in Oswego County Family Court on 8/21/17.


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