• The case of Robert Ostro, 54, of Thurman was heard in court, concerning a Misdemeanor charge of Petit Larceny based on a Jan. 9 incident. Police said Ostro took grocery items from the Warrensburg Grand Union without paying for them. The filched goods, police said, include bologna, cheese, glue, coffee, a lemon, a salt grinder and a night-light.
His case was adjourned to Jan. 27 so he can obtain the services of an attorney.
• Jose Dickson, 26, of Troy was arraigned on a Felony charge of first-degree Criminal Contempt and a violation of speeding. Police said Dickson disobeyed an order of protection issued by a North Greenbush Court by having the female who was specified in the order of protection in the vehicle with him when he was stopped for speeding Jan. 12.
He was sent to Warren County Jail and Fisk set bail at $10,000 cash. Dickson was directed to return to court Jan. 27.
• John Peluso III, 28, of Warrensburg, appeared 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. Peluso has contended that the check in question was issued by his employer as a replacement payroll check for one that was lost. Peluso's case was adjourned to Jan. 27 so he can secure the services of an attorney.