Dec. 16 - Justice Mindy Fisk presiding

• Vincent J. Rathbun, 40, of Lake George, appeared in court on Felony charges of second-degree Attempted Assault and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle, as well as the misdemeanors of Driving While Intoxicated, first-degree Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, Resisting Arrest, plus a violation of fourth degree Criminal Mischief, and the infractions of Refusing a Breath Test and consuming Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle.

When a patrol officer arrested him Dec. 11 for suspected Driving While Intoxicated and was driving him towards police headquarters, Rathbun kicked at the rear window, then kicked the legs of a patrol officer who stopped and exited the car and attempted to restrain him

Judge Richard Nissen arraigned Rathbun Dec. 12, and set the bail at $500 cash. Fox is now free after raising bail. His case was adjourned to Jan. 13, so he can obtain the services of an attorney. Earlier this month, Rathbun was in court on another Misdemeanor charge of Driving While Intoxicated and Aggravated DWI.

• John Peluso III, 28, of Warrensburg, was arraigned on a charge of Petit Larceny. He is accused of cashing a check for $794.44 belonging to The Fireplace Co. which he was not authorized to cash, police said. His case was adjourned to Jan. 13 so Peluso can obtain the services of an attorney.

• Donald Davis III, 28, of Whitehall received leniency on a Misdemeanor charge of issuing a bad check for $15 to Jacobs & Toney Meat Store. He provided proof of restitution, and he received an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal for 6 months.

• The case of Kelby Hahn, 19, of Warrensburg was adjourned for the second time to Jan. 13 so he can obtain the services of an attorney. Kelby is facing a Misdemeanor charge of seventh-degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and the violation of underage Possession of Alcohol. Police said they apprehended Hahn on River St. with one hydrocodone pill, two cans of Miller beer and a bottle of Evan Williams Whiskey.

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