Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 20 year Justin Mattice of Delhi early this morning on charges of felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, aggravated driving with a blood alcohol content of .18% or greater, felony DWI, criminal possession of a controlled substance following a civilian report of a possible domestic dispute in progress on Warner Hill Road in the Town of Meredith. Mattice was arraigned at Kortright Town Court; he was remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $2,000 bail.
Friday will be the fundraising Golf Tournament to benefit the Chenango Toys for Tots Program, Terry Potter of Millennia Entertainment explains:
(Terry Potter 8-11-16)
The tournament will be held at Canasawacta country club in Norwich beginning at 9:00 AM.
State Police at Sidney arrested 22-year-old Christopher Brissette of Unadilla for felony of criminal possession of stolen property. The arrest occurred after a report of the theft of power tools in July from a residential garage in the Town of Unadilla. Brissette is accused of possessing a wood splitter valued at about $2,000 in the Town of Columbus. He was issued a ticket returnable to the Town of Columbus court on August 16th.
Governor Cuomo has signed legislation designed to help incapacitated people at the end of their lives. “Peter Falk’s Law,” requires all people entitled to notice of a person’s death, funeral and burial arrangements to be identified in court orders appointing a guardian to oversee the person’s care. In some circumstances under the current law, legally-appointed guardians have failed to notify family members or close friends of the person when they become sick, are admitted to the hospital, or pass away, the new law will help ensure legal guardians will no longer be able to improperly isolate an incapacitated person at the end of their lives. The famous actor’s daughter had alleged the actor’s second wife obtained conservatorship of him and blocked all contact with other family members at the end of his life.
20-year-old Kobe Hanns of Conklin was sentenced to eight months in jail in Broome County Court Wednesday. State police say Hanns fatally shot & killed his sister’s dog for urinating inside the family house. Hanns was found guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals and criminal mischief after a trial in June.
State Police at Oneonta arrested 21-year-old Akil Wright of Laurens for the felony criminal mischief and 21-year-old Shaquilla Parker of Laurens for menacing, after troopers responded to a dispute at an apartment on Main Street in Laurens. An investigation determined that after a physical dispute with her boyfriend Parker threatened him with a knife. Also, he damaged over $250 of their property. Wright and Parker were arraigned at the Town of Laurens court and were release without bail required. Their next court dates are pending.
I-88 Speedway in Afton will give kids and adults a chance to see what it’s like to ride in a race car or race truck, with a special event at the Afton facility Friday. I-88 Spokesperson Denise Page comments:
(Denise Page 8-11-16)
Page said that it is strongly encouraged that those who want to participate in the “Kiddie Ride Night” by 5:30 PM.
A fundraiser will be held this Sunday in Sidney for the family of 31-year-old Shayne Charles, who was fatally injured in an explosion & house fire in Masonville July 13th. The fundraiser will be at the Moose Lodge in Sidney from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM to help pay for medical and funeral expenses and establish a trust fund for Charles daughter. Charles was severely burned when he tried to ignite a propane hot water heater at his mother’s house on State route 206, he was transported to the burn unit at Upstate Medical University Hospital in Syracuse, he died there 10 days later. . Donations may be sent to Shayne Charles Benefit, P.O. Box 123, Masonville, New York 13804. Checks should be payable to “Shayne Charles Benefit”