Criminal possession, disorderly conduct, mva and much more

Staff reports


Criminal possession

BATH | Roy Bliss Travis, 52, of 6 Howell St., was charged Dec. 15 with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

Disorderly conduct

BATH | Paul Mitchell Burke, 51, of 107 E. William St., Apt. 101, was charged Monday with disorderly conduct.


Possession/promoting prison contraband

BATH | Deputies report the arrest of Austin J. Fritz, 19, of Cameron Mills. Fritz was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and second-degree promoting prison contraband after he was booked into the Steuben County Jail and was found to be in possession of a marijuana pipe which contained a small amount of marijuana. Fritz was processed and issued court appearance tickets. He will appear in the town of Bath court at a later date.


• CAMERON | Deputies report of no injuries in a one car motor vehicle accident that occurred on County Route 119 at the intersection of the Cameron/North Jasper Road in the town of Cameron. Deputies report a vehicle being operated by Michael A. Price, 22, of Canisteo was traveling East on County Route 119 when he swerved to avoid hitting a deer in the road way. Price was ticketed for uninspected motor vehicle and will appear in the town of Cameron court at a later date.

• FREMONT | Deputies responded to a MVA on County Route 55 Monday in the town of Fremont that included three cars and a house. Deputies state Angela Dubois, 24, of Fremont was operating her vehicle in a westerly direction on County Route 55 when Dubois stated that she had fallen asleep. Dubois’s vehicle went off the left side of the road striking a pickup truck parked in a driveway at Thomas Hagadones residence. The pickup truck then spun around colliding with Hagadones residence. Dubois’s vehicle continued through the front yard and struck another one of Hagadones vehicles. Dubois was transported to St. James Hospital by Fremont ambulance where she was treated and released. Dubois was issued traffic summons for failure to keep right.

• JASPER | Deputies report of no injuries in a one car motor vehicle accident rollover that occurred on County Route 71 at the intersection of County Route 123 in the town of Jasper. Deputies reported to a vehicle being operated by Jill R. Stewart, 25, of Bath, was traveling south on County Route 71 when she lost control of her vehicle while rounding a curve on the black ice covered roadway. Stewart’s vehicle went off the left side of the roadway striking an earth embankment then over turning coming to rest on its roof. Stewart and her two passengers, a five year old and six year old, whose names were not released, were not injured in the crash. Stewart’s vehicle received extensive damage and was towed from the scene. No tickets were issued.

Criminal contempt

ERWIN | Deputies report the arrest of a Corning resident Dec. 17 following a short foot chase. Scott D. Bennett, 26, of Speer Drive, Corning was arrested and charged with second-degree criminal contempt stemming from an investigation into an alleged violation of a court order. Bennett allegedly fled on foot after the Painted Post Police Department attempted to stop him for deputies, after a short foot chase deputies and village police officers located Bennett hiding in a garbage dumpster behind the Central Restaurant. Bennett was also charged by Painted Post Police with resisting arrest. He was arraigned in the town of Erwin court and remanded to the Steuben County Jail unable to pay $7,500 cash bail, $15,000 property bond. He will appear in the town of Erwin court at a later date.


Petit larceny

PAINTED POST | Connie M. Sanford, 24, of Campbell was arrested December 14 for petit larceny after allegedly stealing cold sore medication from Wal Mart in Painted Post.

Stand off

TUSCARORA | Troopers report of a three hour stand-off in the town of Tuscarora resulted in charges against an Addison man. At approximately 12:15 a.m. troopers were dispatched to a reported domestic incident at 1675 Pipeline Lane in the town of Tuscarora. Upon arrival, it was determined that John G. Harris, of same address, was alone inside the residence. After approximately three house of negotiations by troopers and NYSP Troop “E” Crisis Negotiators, Harris voluntarily surrendered without incident. Further investigation revealed that Harris had poured gasoline throughout his residence, at a time when others were present, including a subject less than 17 years of age. It was also revealed that Harris was in possession of a .20 gauge shotgun, and had previously been convicted of a felony.

Harris was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, endangering the welfare of a child and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Harris was arraigned in the town of Tuscarora court and remanded to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 property bond.

Several charges

LAWRENCEVILLE, PA | A domestic incident that originated in Lawrenceville, PA at about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, resulted in a high speed pursuit by PA authorities into NY, and an armed standoff that lasted approximately four hours. Raymond L. Enderle, 57, of County Route 85, Addison, was involved in a domestic incident at a residence in Lawrenceville, that involved the discharge of a handgun. PA state police, in conjunction with other PA authorities, pursued Enderle to his residence on County Route 85 in the town of Tuscarora, where he barricaded himself inside. Members of the NY state police, including Crisis Negotiators and Members of the Special Operations Response Team responded to the scene and commenced negotiations. After a dialogue lasting approximately four hours, Enderle surrendered without incident.

As a result of facing multiple charges in PA, Enderle was charged in NY as a fugitive from justice; arraigned in the town of Lindley court; and remanded to the Steuben County Jail pending extradition proceedings. PA charges include burglary, criminal attempted burglary; terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another, unlawful restraint, recklessly endangering another, fleeing/attempting to elude an officer, harassment and criminal mischief to property.