Carthage man charged with aggravated DWI

on Wednesday, 16 April 2014.

A 20 year old Carthage man is facing a charge of felony aggravated DWI. State Park Police report that Dylon Dusharm was charged after he was stopped on an ATV Saturday night on Seven by Nine Road in the Town of Pinckney. His blood alcohol content was allegedly 0.19%. He will answer the charge in Town of Pinckney Court.

Town of Webb receives grant

on Wednesday, 16 April 2014.

The Town of Webb has received an award to implement a Complete Streets grant. The$5,000 grant from
Herkimer County HealthNet will allow for the installation of seven bike racks throughout town as well as pedestrian crossing signs and several signs for directing visitors to recreation areas. The bike racks and signage should be installed prior to the summer tourism season. The Complete Streets grant was written and submitted by CAP-21 on behalf of the town.

State Budget contains welfare provision

on Wednesday, 16 April 2014.

The recently adopted New York State Budget contains amendments to the social services law that is intended to keep welfare recipients from spending government money on alcohol, gambling or strippers. The measure will take effect at the end of May & prohibits gaming facilities, liquor stores, adult entertainment venues and some other retail outlets from accepting electronic benefit transfers from public assistance recipients using debit cards. The law already prohibits these establishments from cashing welfare checks. The penalty for a 1st offense for a liquor store would be a $50 fine & possible suspension of their liquor license for a second offense. For gaming establishments, the first violation carries a fine up to $100, rising to $500 for a second offense and a possible misdemeanor and $1,000 fine for subsequent violations.

Griffo discusses rising utility bills

on Tuesday, 15 April 2014.

We spoke with State Senator Joe Griffo, who discusses rising energy bills.

Audio Interview

We will have more with Senator Griffo tomorrow.

Lowville mayor discusses public hearing

on Tuesday, 15 April 2014.

We speak with Lowville Mayor Donna Smith, who discusses an upcoming public hearing.

Audio Interview

We will have more with Mayor Smith tomorrow.

Rome man arrested for rape

on Tuesday, 15 April 2014.

A 19 year old Rome man was has been arrested for rape 2nd degree, which is a class-D felony. The Oneida County Child Advocacy Center reports that Tyler Hart was charged stemming from a month long investigation
that Hart was allegedly engaged in an ongoing sexual relationship with another person under the age of fifteen. Hart was arraigned and remanded to the Oneida County Jail without bail. The case will be referred to the Oneida County District Attorney's Office for Grand Jury consideration.

Croghan woman charged with grand larceny

on Tuesday, 15 April 2014.

A 22 year old Croghan woman is facing a charge of grand larceny 4th degree, which is a class-E felony. Lewis County Sheriff's Deputies report that Kayleigh Arnold was charged after she alleged took a debit card out of a person's pocket as he slept & used it to buy items at a nearby store & also to withdraw $200 in cash from an ATM. Arnold was arraigned in Village of Lowville Court & was remanded to the Lewis County Jail on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond to await further court proceedings.

Evans Mills woman charged with aggravated harassment

on Tuesday, 15 April 2014.

A 49 year old Evans Mills woman was sent to jail on a charge of aggravated harassment 2nd degree. New York State Police BCI in Watertown report that Sabine Edgett was charged after she allegedly made several phone calls to a government office in the State of Connecticut and made threats, thus causing alarm to the safety of government employees and officials. Edgett was arraigned in the Town of Pamelia Court and remanded to the Jefferson County Jail in lieu of $1000 cash bail to await further court actions.

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