State Police at Oneonta arrested 33 year old Jonathan Hynes, who was arraigned on charges from a sealed indictment in Delaware County Court, for 2 counts of 1st degree Robbery, 3rd & 4th degree Grand Larceny, Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument, 3rd degree Burglary, Criminally Possessing a Hypodermic Instrument & Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The charges followed the investigation into the October 26th Stamford Country Store & the October 28th robbery Davenport Quickway robberies. Hynes was remanded to the Otsego County Jail without bail pending further action. 36 year old Jolene Hynes was also charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, she was arraigned in Stamford Town Court and was remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $1000 cash bail and $2000 bond, pending court action on November 26th.
The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 38-year-old Geneia Rood of Pitcher, completing the investigation into the death of 3-month-old Brenna Quinn on September 5th in Pitcher. Deputies reported that the infant died while being watched by Rood, who has been charged with 2nd degree Manslaughter. Dr. James Terzian ruled the victim’s death a homicide, as the child had alcohol in her system. Rood was arraigned in Chenango County Court and was remanded to the Chenango County Jail on $50,000 cash bail; she will face court action on November 18th.
Delaware county Deputies arrested 3 people on a Sealed Indictment Warrants issued by the Delaware County Court. 42-year-old Amy Mills of Franklin was charged with 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, for allegedly selling prescription medications, she was arraigned in the Delaware County Court and remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $5,000.00 cash bail or $10,000.00 insured bond. Also, 39 year old Stephanie Townsend of Sidney was charged with 3 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance and 45 year old James Townsend of Sidney was charged with 1 count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, they are accused of selling prescription medications, they were both arraigned & were remanded to the Delaware County Jail without bail. Sidney Village Police Department assisted deputies during the investigation and the subsequent arrests.
The Oneonta town board is expected to act on their annual budget proposal at tonight’s meeting. The budget totals 1.2 million dollars; with a tax levy increase of 1.2%. Tonight’s meeting will be held at the Oneonta town hall in west Oneonta starting at 7:30 PM.
The Sidney Memorial Public Library will host a presentation of New York state health Navigators tonight at 6:30. The presentation is a chance for uninsured individuals under the age of 65 to have access to affordable health insurance options. The program is free & open to the public.
The Otsego county Chamber of Commerce NETWORKING LUNCHEON PIZZA PARTY will be held today at Stella Luna from 11:45 to 1:30 PM today. More information is available at 432-4500.