AUO, petit larceny, DWI, grand larceny and much more

Staff reports

BATH VILLAGE

AUO

BATH | Matthew I Fethers, 21, of 210 W. Morris St., was charged Nov. 15 with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and no inspection.

Multiple charges

• BATH | Edward E. Cross, 50, of 102 E. Steuben St., Apt. 202, was charged Nov. 15 with petit larceny and unlawful possession of marijuana.

• BATH | James Todd Perkins, 49, of 11 Howell St., Apt. 201, was charged Nov. 16 with second-degree reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct.

Petit larceny

BATH | Gerald A Hill, 54 Grant St., Lot 1, was charged Nov. 17 with petit larceny.

DWI

BATH | James Vincent Wurzer, 46, of 9 Elm St., was charged Nov. 17 with driving while intoxicated, driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or more, and improper signal.

STATE POLICE

Found diapers

PAINTED POST | On Monday a passing motorist found two boxes of disposable diapers roadside that were turned into the New York State Police at Painted Post. The owner can claim them by reporting to the barracks at 3859 Meads Creek Road, I-86 at exit 42, and identify them by providing proper brand and size of the diapers.

Grand larceny/offering false instrument for filing

CORNING | A joint investigation by the NY State Police Burea of Criminal Investigation and the NYS Dept. of Labor has resulted in the arrest of an Elmira Women Tuesday. Kari L. Olmstead, 45, of Spaulding Street, Elmira was charged with third-degree grand larceny, first-degree offering a false instrument for filing for allegedly receiving $6,417 in unemployment insurance benefits that she was not entitled to, during a period between April 4, 2011 and August 7, 2011. Olmstead is scheduled to appear in the city of Corning court at a later date.

DWI?

• BATH | Jeremy F. Socola, 35, of Bath, was charged Nov. 10 with felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .24 percent, and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation following a traffic stop on State Route 54.?

• BATH | Brett M. Schaffer, 26, of Bath, was charged Nov. 11 with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and several traffic violations.?

Criminal possession stolen property/petit larceny

HAMMONDSPORT | Curtiss R. Longwell, 25, and Teresa A. Longwell, 26, both of Hammondsport, were charged Nov. 11 with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and petit larceny for allegedly stealing a go-kart from a barn on County Route 13 in the Town of Urbana.

Assault/criminal mischief?

BRADFORD | Michael D. Thomas, 34, of Bradford, was charged Nov. 13 with second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief.??

Criminal trespass/harassment

ARKPORT | Catlynn N. Empson, 17, of Jasper, was charged Nov. 14 with second-degree criminal trespass and second-degree harassment after an alleged incident in the Village of Arkport.

??Possession of marijuana

?• BATH/AVOCA | Christian N. Chadwick, 23, of Bath, and Shane T. Farr, 25, of Avoca, were charged Nov. 10 with unlawful possession of marijuana.?

• PAINTED POST | Dakota Davis Fish, 18, of Painted Post, was charged Nov. 9 with unlawful possession of marijuana.

STEUBEN SHERIFFS

Several charges

CAMPBELL | Deputies report the arrest of a Hornell resident on Tuesday for driving while intoxicated. Joseph Lisi, 52, of Church Street was arrested following a traffic stop on State Route 415 in the town of Campbell. The charge alleges that Lisi operated his vehicle while in an intoxicated state. Lisi was also ticketed for speeding and moving from lane unsafely. Lisi was processed and then arraigned in the town of Campbell court where he was released on his own recognizance. Lisi will appear in the town of Campbell court at a later date.

Violation of probation

?BATH | Kimberly S. Schimmel, 39, of Bath, was arrested Nov. 14 on violation of probation. Schimmel was sent to the Steuben County Jail without bail.

Failing to register change of address

BATH | Deputies report the arrest of a town of Bath resident for failing to register a change of address. Robert E. Barnes, 52, of State Route 415 was charged with failing to register a change of address as a sex offender. Barnes was arraigned in the town of Savona court and remanded to the Steuben County Jail on $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.

Motor vehicle fire

GREENWOOD | Deputies report of a motor vehicle fire that occurred on State Route 248 in the town of Greenwood at about 3:30 a.m. November 18. It is reported that Virginia S. Oakley, 25, and Roberta S. White, 22, both of Greenwood were occupying the vehicle when they stated the vehicles brakes failed. Shortly after noticing the mechanical failure, Oakley and Smith observed that the rear exterior of the vehicle was on fire. The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Department and a Sheriff Deputy responded to the scene and fire personnel extinguished the flames. The vehicle was a total loss but no injuries were reported.

DWI/aggravated DWI

CANISTEO | Deputies report the arrest of Richard L. Dunning III, 21, of Armory Place, Hornell on November 18. Dunning was stopped for a traffic infraction on Greenwood Street in the village of Canisteo at about 12:43 a.m. Dunning was discovered to be allegedly intoxicated during a police investigation. Dunning was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content more than .18 percent. Dunning was then processed and released with citations to appear in the village of Canisteo court on a later date.

Several charges

CANISTEO | Deputies report of a one car motor vehicle accident that occurred on County Route 29 in the town of Canisteo November 17 at about 10:30 p.m. A deputy and a Canisteo Village Police Officer responded to the scene to find a sedan which was overturned and on fire just off the roadway. No operator could be located at the scene. The Canisteo Voluntary Fire Department arrived and extinguished the flames. On November 18 deputies were able to located the operator of the vehicle who was discovered to be unharmed.  The operator, Michael A. Wheaton, 27, of Burt Hill Road was issued citations for unreasonable speed, failing to keep right and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Wheater will appear in the town of Canisteo court at a later date.

LIVINGSTON SHERIFFS

Assault?

WAYLAND | Cody L. Sayyeau, 16, Wayland,  was charged Nov. 12 with second-degree assault.??Criminal possession?| Wendy L. Drake, 36, Wayland was charged Nov. 14 with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

PAINTED POST STATE POLICE

Grand larceny/offering false instrument for filing

CORNING | A joint investigation by NYS Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the NYS Dept. of Labor has resulted in the arrest of a Corning man. Jason C. Baker, 36, of Bailey Creek Road was charged with third-degree grand larceny and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. Allegedly Baker received over $4,000 in unemployment Insurance benefits that he was not entitled to, during July 20, 2009 and January 3, 2012. Baker will appear in the city of Corning court at a later date.