Warrensburg Town Court Report

• In a plea bargain, Colson N. Powell, 21, Park Rd., Johnsburg, was convicted on a charge of second-degree Harassment and Disorderly Conduct in a case in which he was originally charged with Criminal Choking, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and fourth-degree Criminal Mischief, plus Criminal Contempt for disobeying an order of protection. Powell was awarded a conditional discharge in the case. Police said he choked his girlfriend at about 2 a.m. Feb. 1. She had reported to police that he also punched her in the face, threw her cell phone against a wall, jumped on her, and pushed her into a television while her baby was present. An order of Protection was issued barring Powell from contacting the woman. He was also ordered to make restitution of $200 for damages he caused.

• Originally charged with Failure to Feed an Animal, Charles F. Frasier, 52, of Grand Avenue, Warrensburg agreed to a plea bargain of Disorderly Conduct. Judge Nissen ordered him to pay a fine of $225. Police said Frasier left his cat inside his home unattended for four days or more, neglecting to provide the creature with food or water.

• Mark A. Norton, 46, of Queensbury was arraigned on a bad check charge. Police said Norton wrote a check to Jacobs & Toney Meat Store, knowing the account didn't exist.

• Jesse C. Arnold was awarded a conditional discharge after he pled guilty to a DWI charge. Arnold was fined $900, his license was revoked for six months, and he was sentenced to jail for six months of weekends. As a condition of the discharge, he has to enroll in a drinking driver program and to have an ignition interlock installed in his vehicle.

• Bernard M. Monroe, 40, of River St., Warrensburg, was convicted on a charge of Driving while Intoxicated. Monroe was awarded a conditional discharge, requiring him to pay a fine and surcharge of $900, plus have an ignition interlock installed. Monroe's license was revoked for six months, and he was ordered to attend a victim impact session.

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