Criminal contempt, bad check, leaving the scene, assault and much more

Staff reports

BATH VILLAGE

Leaving the scene

BATH | Frank S. Nolan, 61, of 7 Oldfield Court, was charged Nov. 23 with leaving the scene of a property damage accident and following too closely.

Criminal contempt

BATH | Charles S. Butler, 59, of 118 E. Steuben St., Apt. 101, was charged Nov. 24 with first-degree criminal contempt.

Bad check

BATH | Matthew Landon Meyer, 23, of 6527 Erie Ave., was charged Nov. 25 with bad check.

Assault

BATH | Michael McWilson, 49, of 332 W. Morris St., Room 209, was charged Tuesday with third-degree assault.

Harassment

BATH | Steven L. Turner, Jr., 30, of 29 Pine St., Apt. 101, was charged Tuesday with second-degree harassment.

PAINTED POST STATE POLICE

Theft investigation

• LINDLEY |  Troopers are investigating the burglary of a residence on Watson Creek Road in the town of Lindley sometime between Nov. 23 and Dec. 1 the property was unlawfully entered and the following items were stolen: DVD player, Craftsman air compressor, antique silver forks with the letter “E” engraved on them, assorted dishes and liquor. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the New York State Police SP Painted Post at 607-962-3282 – Inv. Chris Wilkinson.

• ERWIN | Troopers are investigating the theft of property from two utility trailers located on Mulhollad Road in the town of Erwin on Tuesday. The following property was stolen: Stihl cut off saw, Dewalt 5.5 hp air compressor, Tapcon pipe laser level, Berger line transfer unit. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the New York State Police at SP Painted Post at 607-962-3282, Inv. Chris Wilkinson.

• PAINTED POST | Troopers are investigating the theft of property from the Swap Shop located on East High St., Painted Post on Wednesday. Overnight the building was forcibly entered and the following property was stolen: numerous DVDs, cell phones, Wii players and games, X-box players and games, HP laptop, and ipods. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the New York State Police at SP Painted Post at 607-962-3282.

STEUBEN SHERIFF

Warrant

• HORNELL | Deputies report the arrest of a James Russell Arnel, 50, of Hornell. Arnell was stopped by New York State Police were it was discovered he was wanted by deputies on a violation of probation warrant. Arnell was arraigned in the town of Bath court and posted $500 bail and was released.

• COHOCTON | Deputies report the arrest of Susan E. King, 37, of State Route 371 in Cohocton. King was taken into custody on a Steuben County felony violation of probation warrant. Allegedly King violated her terms of probation that she was placed on after being convicted of second-degree attempted forgery. King is being held in Steuben County Jail to await arraignment in County court.

Outstanding charges

COHOCTON/WAYLAND | Deputies report the arrest of Daniel William Rook, 42, of Atlanta, NY. Rook was taken into custody on three outstanding charges stemming from a domestic incident investigation that occurred in October of 2011. Rook was charged with two counts of second-degree criminal contempt and unlawful possession of marijuana. Allegedly Rook violated a stay away order, issued by the town of Cohocton court, in the townships of Wayland and Cohocton during the month of October. It is also alleged that Rook possessed a small quantity of marijuana in his residence. Rook is to appear in the town of Wayland and Cohocton court at a later date. Rook was then turned over to the New York State Police stationed out of Amity on an outstanding arrest warrant for second-degree criminal contempt that was issued out of the town of Belfast.

Criminal mischief

WOODHULL | Deputies report the arrest of a Beaver Dams man following the investigation into a domestic incident in the town of Woodhull in April. Daniel K. Bennett, 30, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Bennett is scheduled to appear in the town of Woodhull court at a later date.

MVA

• HORNELL | Deputies responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of State Route 36 and County Route 66 Monday morning. Deputies state that vehicle being operated by Kimberly Gollichico, of Hornell, was traveling north on State Route 36 and attempting to make a left hand turn onto County Route 66 when a vehicle being operated by Zachary Vanskiver, 22, of Arkport was traveling south on State Route 36. Vanskiver allegedly failed to stop for the red signal and struck Gollichico’s vehicle. Both were taken to St. James for minor injuries. Vanskiver was issued a traffic summons for failure to stop at a red light returnable to the town of Hornellsville court.

• HORNELLSVILLE | Deputies report of no injuries in a two car motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of State Route 36 and Bethesda Drive in the town of Hornellsville. Deputies report a vehicle being operated by Shawn R. Clark, 24, of Hroenll was traveling West on Bethesda Drive and failed to stop for a red light. Clark’s vehicle entered the intersection onto State Route 36 and struck a South bound vehicle being operated by William B. Bacon, 25, of Bath. Both Clark and Bacon vehicles received extensive damage and were towed from the scene. Clark was ticketed for failing to stop at a red light and will appear in the town of Hornellsville Court at a later date.

• WOODHULL | Deputies report the arrest of Aaron D. Kyler, 30, of Woodhull. Kyler was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusal to take pre-screen test and fail to keep right. Kyler was the driver of a vehicle involved in a one car collision on Mead Road in the town of Woodhull. Upon investigation it was found he was in an intoxicated condition. Kyler was issued tickets to appear in the town of Woodhull court at a later date.

• Deputies report the arrest of Alex E. Knickerbocker, 24, of Third St. in the village of Canisteo. Knickerbocker was arrested following a one car motor vehicle roll over at about 9:40 p.m. Nov. 23 on State Route 417 near Smith Road in the town of Jasper. It is believed that Knickerbocker’s vehicle had left the roadway off the North shoulder, struck a drainage pipe which caused the vehicle to go airborne. The vehicle then struck a second drainage pipe which caused the vehicle to overturn onto its roof into the yard of a Jasper resident. Knickerbocker was transported to St. James Mercy Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. After further investigation Knickerbocker was charged with driving while intoxicated and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He was issued citations and is set to appear in the town of Jasper court at a later date.

• JASPER | Deputies report of no injuries in a one car motor vehicle accident that occurred on State Route 417 in the town of Jasper. Deputies report that a vehicle being operated by Virginia S. Oakley, 24, of Greenwood was traveling West on State Route 417 when she went off the right side of the roadway striking the guide rails then traveled over an earth embankment. Oakley’s vehicle received extensive front end and undercarriage damage and was towed from the scene. She was ticketed for failing to stay in lane and will appear in the town of Jasper court at a later date.

• COHOCTON | Depuites responded to a one car personal injury motor vehicle accident that occurred on State Route 371, Cohocton in the arly morning hours of Nov. 26. Deputies report that a vehicle being operated by an 18 year old male from Avoca was traveling North on State Route 371 when he allegedly crossed the opposing lane, left the roadway and collided with a NYSEG utility pole. The vehicle then overturned once and came to rest on it’s wheels in a nearby field. The operator then drove the heavily damaged vehicle about a half mile North on State Route 371 where a local resident observed the vehicle and it’s injured operator parked roadside and called 911. As a result of the collision the village of  Cohocton and the surround area lost power for several hours. The teen was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital with several injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Scheme to defraud

CORNING | Deputies report the arrest of a female, of Hindy Hollow Road, Corning. The female was charged with second-degree scheme to defraud when she allegedly acted as a representative for a Cancer Foundation and went up and down Market Street asking people to donate their money. The female then kept the money and never turned it in. The female was issued an appearance ticket to appear in the city of Corning court at a later date.

Several charges

WAYNE | Deputies report the arrest of Danielle L. Bianco, 28, of Hammondsport. Bianco was charged with third-degree falsely reporting an incident, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator and moved from lane unsavely. Bianco was charged after she gave false information about an auto accident that occurred in the town of Wayne on Oct. 26. She gave information that she was not driving and that someone else was. After an investigation it was found that that information was false and in fact she was the driver of the vehicle involved. She will appear in the town of Wayne court at a later date.