Nov. 10 - Judge Richard Nissen presiding
• In a plea bargain, Andrea L. Gillingham of Burdick Ave. in Warrensburg pled Guilty to second-degree Harassment in lieu of a charge of third-degree Assault. She had been arrested following an incident at Bill's Diner. A witness had reported that Gillingham, a cook at the diner, threw items out of the diner's refrigerator onto the floor and a female co-worker told her to stop. Gillingham them pushed the woman against a hot cookstove and sink, then grabbed her and put her into a headlock, according to the witness. Police said Gillingham's mother then pulled her off the victim.
Gillingham was sentenced to a Conditional Discharge and a fine and surcharge totalling $225. An order of protection was issued and she was ordered to attend an anger management course.
• Joshua J. Murphy, 28, of Friends Lake Rd., Chestertown pled Guilty to Driving While Ability Impaired, a Misdemeanor, based on an Oct. 30 road rage incident involving another vehicle at 2:32 a.m. on River St. in Warrensburg, according to police. Murphy was Sentenced to a Conditional Discharge, a fine and surcharge totalling $745, his license was suspended for 90 days, and he was ordered to attend a Victim Impact Panel session.
Originally, Murphy was also charged with Reckless Driving, driving with an blood-alcohol level of more than 0.08 percent, speeding in a zone, and moving unsafely from a lane. A breath test had measured Murphy's blood-alcohol level at 0.15 percent and he had an open container of alcohol in the car. Judge Nissen determined Murphy was exempt from a requirement to install an ignition interlock device.
• The Case of Christopher M. Daley, 39, of 3875 Main St. was adjourned to Jan. 5. He is accused of third-degree Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, based on a traffic stop 11:24 a.m. Oct. 30.