Oct. 24 — Judge Bryan Winslow
• Michael P. Marcellus of Scott Way, Plattsburgh, was arraigned on a charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident based on an incident at 5:20 p.m. Oct. 9 on the Northway southbound. Police said he veered off the roadway and onto the shoulder, striking and knocking down about 50 feet of guardrail. He is also charged with Consumption of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle.
• In a plea bargain, Skyeallisa L. Allard, 19, of Old River Road, North Creek, was convicted of Driving While Ability Impaired, a Misdemeanor, based on an Aug. 12 incident – a reduction from her original charges of Driving While Intoxicated and Aggravated DWI. Police had said that she drove down Main St. and Richards Ave. while her blood-alcohol level exceeded 0.18 percent. The other various charges other than DWAI were dismissed. She received a Conditional Discharge on the conviction, and is facing $1,060 in fines and surcharges. Her license was suspended for 90 days, and she was ordered to attend a Victim’s Impact Panel session.
• In a plea bargain, Bernard E. McQuade, 78, of Stony Point, NY was convicted of DWAI, a Misdemeanor, based on a Nov. 7 incident. Police said he veered out of his lane and was driving after consuming alcohol. His original charge was DWI – first offense. McQuade received a Conditional Discharge. His license was suspended for 90 days and he was ordered to pay $300 in surcharges, but no fine.
• In a plea bargain, James R. Monroe, 28, of Schroon River Road pled Guilty to Unlicensed Operator, a Violation, based on a Sept. 20 incident. In this case, charges of third-degree Aggravated Unlicensed operation, Operating without Insurance, Unregistered Motor Vehicle and No Seat Belt were all dismissed. He faces a fine and surcharge totaling $160.
• The case of Dallas A. Hayes, 30, of Bluebird Lane in Warrensburg was adjourned to Nov. 11. She is facing a charge of third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a Misdemeanor, based on an traffic stop at 12:40 p.m. Oct. 27 on Rte. 9 in Warrensburg.
• The cases of Thomas Chiappone, Alexander McAlonen, David Moffitt, Christine Nichols, Allan Ringelheim, Francis Taikowski Sr., Robert E. Rounds III and Rebecca Templeton were adjourned to Nov. 11. The case of Connor Scott was adjourned to Dec. 5. The case of Joseph Schwenk, Jr. was adjourned to Dec. 19.
Oct. 21 — Judge Mindy Fisk
• Eric J. Lang, 45, of Hoffman Drive, Warrensburg was arraigned on a Felony charge of fourth degree Grand Larceny. He was sent to Warren County Jail, pending prosecution, for lack of $5,000 cash bail. State Police investigators said he used a debit card of a 74-year-old woman for transactions without having her permission. The woman told police she gave Lang the debit card at about 8 p.m. Oct. 25 to get $10 in fuel, but he didn’t come home that night. In a statement to police, she said that the next day, bank personnel informed her that there were seven charges to her debit card totaling $1,046.50 in stores stretching from Warrensburg to Cohoes.
In a statement to police, Lang admitted he used the card to make withdrawals from ATM machines to pay for alcohol and gambling, and that he had partied on Oct. 25 with acquaintances.
The next day, he was driving on the Northway and was stopped by state troopers for swerving, and was arrested for DWI and having a crack pipe in his car, he said in the statement. He continued that he was sorry for what he had done and pledged to pay the woman back as soon as he received his Social security check in the mail.
Lang’s case was adjourned to Nov. 14. Investigator Steve Meacham of the state Police investigated the incident.
• Jennifer R. Henderson, 23, of Rollies Road in Warrensburg was arraigned on a Felony charge of fourth-degree Grand Larceny. Police said that over the prior year and a half, Henderson — an employee at Warrensburg Rite Aid — had stolen various merchandise, or submitted false receipts to obtain merchandise return credited to her check card or pre-paid debit cards. The amount stolen illegally amounted to about $1,500, police said.
• Clifford S. Johnson, 40, of Main St. in Warrensburg was arraigned on a charge of second degree Harassment, based on a 4:45 p.m. Sept. 28 incident. Police said he voiced an obscene threat of injury to another man. His case was adjourned to Nov. 14.
• David M. Pluta, 61, of Main St., Great Barrington Mass. was arraigned on a charge of 4th degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon, a Misdemeanor. State Police said that on Aug. 18, Pluta unlawfully possessed a Smith & Wesson 0.38 semi-automatic handgun — on the Taikowski property on Pucker St. — without a legal pistol permit. His case was adjourned to Nov. 14.
• Trevor B. Baker, 17, of South Glens Falls, was arraigned on a charge of Possession of Marijuana, a Violation, based on an 8 a.m. Oct. 23 incident. Police said they found 3.25 grams of marijuana in his vehicle during a traffic stop after he was stopped for speeding on River St. in Warrensburg. His case was adjourned to Nov. 28.
• Russell H. Hobbs, 36, of Bronx, NY was arraigned on a Misdemeanor charge of DWI after he was stopped for veering out of his lane at 10 p.m. Sept. 22 on Alden Ave. in Warrensburg. His license was suspended pending prosecution, and his case was adjourned to Nov. 28.
• The cases of Peter Fisher and Tonya Walendziak were adjourned to Nov. 14. The case of Michael White Jr. was granted an open adjournment.