Aug. 25 - Judge Mindy Fisk presiding
• Brian D. Cook, 26, of 5 Spruce Lane, Warrensburg, was granted one-year Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal on a charge of second-degree Harassment. He was accused of throwing a can of "Nos" energy drink at a woman shortly after noon Aug. 8 with the attempt to cause physical injury, police said.
• The case of John M. Peluso, II, 29, was adjourned to Sept. 8. Peluso faces Felony charges of Menacing a Police Officer and third-degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon. Police apprehended him at about midnight Aug. 18 at his parents house on Henry St., according to court documents. Police said Peluso threatened a police officer with a knife.
Police said that while being restrained by his father, the younger Peluso pulled away from him and raised a folding knife at a patrolman and threatened him in an obscenity-laced outburst. Peluso continued to hold the knife until disarmed by his father, police said, prompting fear in the officer of physical injury. Peluso also faces a Misdemeanor charge of Resisting Arrest. Police said Peluso pulled his arms away, and when restrained on the ground, pushed his body up against the officer. Bail was recommended by the District Attorney's Office to be $50,000, but bail was set for $5,000, and Peluso was sent to Warren County Jail for lack of bail, which was later reduced to $1,000, according to court records.
• The case of John M. Woods, 48, of Southview Dr. Diamond Point was adjourned to Sept. 8. He is accused of third-degree Aggravated Unlicensed Operation based on an incident Aug. 11 in which two probation officers spotted Woods exiting his vehicle at 6:18 p.m.
• The case of Jeremy L. Barber, 17, of Alden Ave, Warrensburg was adjourned to Sept. 22. He faces a Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving, based on an incident at 10:20 p.m. Aug. 16 on Harrington Hill Rd. Police said he was driving erratically and crashed into a horse trailer. He told police that people were chasing hin to beat him up.