The Chenango county sheriffs department arrested 31 year old Andrew Whitney of Norwich for driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with .08, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, numerous equipment violations, and on arrest and bench warrants.  Whitney is accused of operating a motor vehicle in an intoxicated state; deputies also found that there was an active bench warrant from Town of Norwich Court for failure to appear for sentencing, and on an arrest warrant from City of Norwich for petty larceny and conspiracy.  Whitney was arraigned in the Town of Norwich Court and was remanded to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on  $11,000 total cash bail pending action in both courts.


The Chenango County Sheriff’s department arrested 34-year-old Timothy Cunnius of Sherburne for DWI, aggravated DWI, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle & driving with blood alcohol content greater than .18%.  Cunnius was arrested following a traffic stop in the Town of North Norwich; he was processed and released to appear in the Town of North Norwich Court at a later date.


The state Assembly will be voting on a package of bills shortly to expand voting access for all New Yorkers.  Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver explains:


(Silver 5-1-13)


The measure follows low Voter participation in November 2012 election in New York which was a Presidential election, the bill is expected to pass the assembly & will be sent to the state senate for consideration.


Sidney village police arrested 42-year-old Stacey Martin of Sidney on a variety of charges.  Martin was charged with 6 counts of 4th degree grand larceny, and 3 counts of Petty larceny.  Martin faces court action at a later date.


Governor Cuomo today made millions of additional records from multiple government agencies available on Open.ny.gov, which was launched earlier this year to provide access to data from the state, localities and the federal government. The new data published to Open.ny.gov today includes Campaign Contributions, Expenditures, and Committees, Lobbying data from the last six years, Attorney Registration & Budget Vetoes. 


The Chenango county sheriffs department arrested 19-year-old Devven Ferris of Sherburne for unlawful possession of marihuana.  Ferris was charged following a traffic stop, where marihuana was found hidden in a compartment.   Ferris was processed and released on an appearance ticket to appear in the Town of Sherburne Court at a later date.


The Chenango county sheriffs department arrested 23-year-old Joshua Knuth of Otselic for 3rd degree menacing.  Knuth is accused of pointing a BB gun at a person causing the person to be in fear of serious physical injury; he was arraigned & was released to appear in the Town of Otselic Court at a later date.


The UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced an $80,000 gift to the hospital. The gift will be used to purchase ultrasound equipment used in cardiac studies at UHS Cardiology Norwich. more information about the Foundation is available at 337-4510 or visit www.uhs.net/cmh.



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