Criminal mischief alleged
Crown Point crash investigated
Ticonderoga police arrested a Clemons man on felony criminal mischief charges Jan. 9.
John J. McDonald, 34, allegedly smashed the windshield of several cars parked in a parking lot off of Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga in November 2012, according to the Ticonderoga police.
McDonald was arrested and charged with one count of second-degree criminal mischief, a felony, and two counts of third-degree criminal mischief, a felony.
McDonald was arraigned in Crown Point Court and sent to the Essex County Jail in lieu of $7,500 cash or $15,000 bond.
A Port Henry man and woman were arrested following a domestic dispute Dec. 21.
Police were dispatched to 2951 Dugway Road in Moriah for an alleged domestic dispute with property damage at about 7 p.m. after a 911 call, according to state police.
Scott L. Stockwell, 39, allegedly caused more than $1,000 worth of damage to his mother’s bed at her residence, police said.
Stockwell’s mother was transported to a hospital for chest pain, police said, but the police report did not specify the origin of her injury.
Stockwell allegedly left his mother’s residence after the incident with Sienna S. Hayes, 19, of Port Henry, police said.
Police located Stockwell in Port Henry later that day, arresting him.
Stockwell was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, and third-degree assault, also a felony.
He was arraigned in Moriah Town Court that day and was sent to the Essex County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.
Hayes was arrested in Port Henry the day of the incident and was charged with disorderly conduct with obscene language or gestures, a violation, for allegedly shouting profanities at police when they were arresting Stockwell, police said.
She was released on an appearance ticket.
Crown Point accident
Two people were injured in a two-car accident in Crown Point Jan. 10.
Tiffany Renee Titus, 28, of Crown Point, was driving a 2005 Ford Escape northwest on Creek Road near White Church Road when she allegedly lost control because she was traveling at an unsafe speed on the slippery road, state police said.
Titus’s vehicle slid across the road into the path of a gray 2009 Toyota Corolla driven by Scott B. Munson, 46, of Moriah, police said.
Munson was unable to avoid Titus’s car and her vehicle struck his, police said.
Titus and Munson were transported to Inter-Lakes Health.
Schroon gun incident
A Schroon Lake man was jailed after he allegedly pointed a handgun at a relative Jan. 12.
David J. Mitchell, 58, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, and misdemeanor counts of second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, according to state police.
Mitchell was charged in connection with an incident at a home in Schroon Lake in which he allegedly pointed a gun at a male relative, police said.
Mitchell has a criminal record that prohibits from possessing a gun, according to police records.
At least part of his criminal record stems from a 1999 incident in which he was accused of firing a rifle into a wall of his home during a domestic dispute with a woman, officials said.He was charged with six felonies in that case, and pleaded guilty to first-degree reckless endangerment. He was sentenced to six months in the county jail and five years on probation.
He was arraigned and sent to Essex County Jail for lack of bail.
Man sentenced to prison
A West Nyack man has been sentenced to prison for a November 2011 hit-and-run crash on the Northway that killed a Mechanicville woman.
Joseph F. Bohunicky Jr. was indicted last year on charges of leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Schroon Nov. 20, 2011, and following too closely. He pleaded guilty in October to the felony leaving the scene charge.
He was sentenced to 1-1/3 to 4 years in state prison and ordered to pay $7,517 in restitution to the victim’s family. In addition, he was fined $2,000 and his driver’s license was revoked.
Mary J. Morrissey, age 65, of Mechanicville died in the crash. Thomas LaFountain, the driver of the vehicle Morrissey was in, was injured.