Otsego County Newswire

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  1. Former Burlington town justice arrested on gun chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WKTV

    ... possession of a firearm, tampering with physical evidence and criminal contempt of court. According to the Otsego County Sheriff's Office, on March 6, Hovick called 911 and said a family member shot himself with a pistol. Before deputies arrived, ...

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  2. Three charged in connection with theft of dirt bikes from Sherburne businessRead the original story

    Friday | WKTV

    David W. Wehrenberg, 23, of Richfield Springs is charged with grand larceny. He also had an active arrest warrant out of Otsego County on an insurance fraud charge.

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  3. Editorial: Following the money can be a bumpy rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Times Herald-Record

    ... have. Start with a simple example where money is easy to follow: the re-election of James Seward who lives in Otsego County but whose state Senate district reaches into Ulster County. He was running unopposed to keep the seat he has held for ...

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  4. Zoning Changes required for frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... high court last July that upheld fracking bans in the towns of Dryden in Tompkins County and Middlefield in Otsego County. Conventional wisdom held that the decision prevented fracking only in towns with bans. But the decision set a precedent that ...

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  5. Lansing Considers Hydrofracking BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Lansing Star

    ... But in two related decisions, the Third Appellate Division in Albany ruled that Dryden and Middlefield, in Otsego County, had the right to ban drilling in 2011 when they passed ordinances banning gas drilling. That paves the way for other ...

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  6. Otsego Co. man arrested for having sexual relationship with 14-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    An Otsego County man is facing charges after Sheriff's deputies say he had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl. Deputies arrested 21-year-old James Anthony Warner, of Engleville Road, Sharon Springs, for having a sexual relationship with the young teen girl in the summer of 2012.

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  7. Sheriff: Sharon Springs man charged with rape, child endangermentRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WTEN-TV Albany

    A Sharon Springs man was arrested Monday after an investigation by the Otsego County Sheriff's office into alleged sexual relations with an underage female. Authorities say the alleged contact between the two occurred in 2012 when James Anthony Warner was 19, and the girl was 14. The Sheriff's Office CID received information about the inappropriate relationship in mid-November and conducted an investigation.

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  8. Cherry Valley man arrested on rape chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | WKTV

    A Cherry Valley man was arrested Friday morning on a rape charge after he allegedly had sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl, the Otsego County Sheriff's Office said. Tylor Cornell, 24, of County Highway 54 in Cherry Valley, is charged with rape and endangering the welfare of a child. 2 comments

  9. Search of Otsego Co. man's home turns up more than 4 pounds of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    An Otsego County man is facing charges after sheriff's deputies found more than four pounds of marijuana in his home. Deputies, along with the DEA Northeast Aviation Unit, Cooperstown Police Department, Otsego County probation officers and NYS parole officers searched the home at 12 Maiden Lane in Cherry Valley.

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  10. Cherry Valley man charged with criminal marijuana possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WKTV

    A Cherry Valley man faces charges after authorities say they found more than four pounds of marijuana in his home. According to the Otsego County Sheriff's Department, the marijuana was found Sept.

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  11. Milford man arrested for selling HydrocodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    Kenneth VanDenberg is under arrest for selling hydrocodone to another person in the Town of Milford on April 29th police say. VanDenberg was arrested yesterday and was help at the Otsego County Correctional Facility overnight.

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  12. Milford man accused of selling hydrocodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WKTV

    According to authorities, VanDenberg allegedly sold hydrocodone to another person in the Town of Milford on April 29. He was arrested Monday on a sealed indictment warrant. He was held in the Otsego County Correctional Facility before he was released on his recognizance.

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  13. Interstate 88 rest area closed in 2010 reopensRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WKTV

    A highway rest area in upstate New York has reopened four years after it was closed by state transportation officials in a cost-cutting move. The Department of Transportation on Monday morning reopened the Interstate 88 eastbound rest area located between exits 18 and 19 in the Otsego County town of Worcester, 50 miles west of Albany.

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  14. Comptroller releases municipal auditsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Empire State News

    ... to ensure that no one individual controls all phases of a transaction. Town of Cherry Valley Budget Review (Otsego County) The significant revenue and expenditure projections in the preliminary budget are reasonable, except for the estimated ...

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  15. Police arrest Hartwick man already on probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WKTV

    ... he could face up to 19 years in prison. Jeremy James Folds, 21, had long guns in his house, according to the Otsego County Sheriff's Office. Authorities say they also found nearly 8 grams of hydrocodone. Folds was sent to the Otsego County ...

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  16. 2 Sheridan sons file to administer estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Philly.com

    ... Township's Skillman section, assessed at $511,500, according to public records, as well as property in Otsego County, N.Y., and Wayne County, Pa. The Surrogate's Office records the value of John Sheridan's estate at $615,000 and Joyce Sheridan's at ...

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  17. Hartwick man on probation faces gun, drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WKTV

    A Hartwick man on probation was arrested Wednesday on gun and drug charges, the Otsego County Sheriff's Office said. Jeremy James Folds, 21, of County Highway 11 in Hartwick, is charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and one count of criminal possession of a weapon.

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  18. Otsego man faces numerous charges after domestic incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WKTV

    ... as taken to Bassett Medical Center around midnight Saturday for evaluation. He was discharged and taken to the Otsego County Correctional Facility on $10,000 bond. He faces up to four years in prison.

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  19. Otsego Co. man surrenders after standoff with deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    ... ess endangerment and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation. He was arraigned and taken to the Otsego County Jail on $10,000 bail. If convicted, Lynch could face up to four years in prison.

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  20. Otsego Co. man arrested for stealing from area business, driving to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    An Otsego County man is facing several charges after sheriff's deputies arrested him for stealing from an area business and for driving to the sheriff's office on a suspended license. Deputies arrested 39-year-old Christopher George Fillmore and charged him with grand larceny after they say he stole $1,872.63 from a Hartwick Seminary business where he was a manager.

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