State Police & US Marshall’s are attempting to locate 38-year-old Michael Degnan, who is wanted for 1st degree Rape for the forcible rape of a 14-year-old female in Port Crane on June 8th. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Michael Degnan is requested to call State Police at 775-1241.
The Chenango county sheriff’s office arrested 24-year-old Eric Wright of Oxford on an active bench warrant. Wright is accused of failing to appear in court on charges of conspiracy & Petty Larceny, he was arraigned in the Town of Norwich Court and remanded to the Chenango County Jail on $1,000.00 cash and $2,500 insurance bond & he will reappear in the Town of Norwich Court at a later date.
State Police arrested 18-year-old Alex Vandermark of Port Crane for 3rd degree Burglary, in reference to the burglary of Chenango Forks High School on June 7th. Vandermark is accused of dressing in a skeleton mask and dark clothing, entering the school, where is accused of releasing hundreds of crickets and a school owned Chinchilla, as well as acts of vandalism. Vandermark was arraigned in the Town of Chenango Court; he was released on his own recognizance to appear at a later date.
Chenango County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a town of Greene youth on a charge of 4th degree criminal mischief. The youth is accused of intentionally causing damage at the Children’s Home Residential Treatment Facility in the Town of Greene. The youth was issued a Juvenile appearance ticket and turned over to Facility staff, he will l appear in Chenango County Family Court at a later date.