Spinning, squealing tires alleged

Town Court Report

• Scott E. Granger, 25, of Chestertown, was arraigned on a charge of Unsafe Starting, a traffic violation, due to allegedly spinning his tires on the pavement at 8:10 p.m. Oct. 22 on Grand Avenue, prompting a civilian complaint. He told the arresting officer that people nearby were “in his face.” His case was adjourned to Jan. 18.

• Paul Levitsky, 32, of Forest Lake Road, Warrensburg was arraigned on a charge of second-degree Harassment based on an incident at 6:20 p.m. Nov. 15. A woman reported that Levitsky drove his vehicle toward hers, then swerved it to the right, stopping beside her then squealing his tires as he took off. A temporary order of protection was issued barring him from contacting her. Levitsky’s case was adjourned to Jan. 18.

• Judge Bryan Winslow granted Zachary B. Bills, 19, of River St., Warrensburg a plea bargain. Bills pled Guilty to Disorderly Conduct, a reduction from an original charge of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, based on an Aug. 6 incident. Police said he influenced an underage girl to smoke “posh,” an incense-type substance, causing the girl’s heart rate to rise, as well as prompting chest pain and a trip to Glens Falls Hospital for medical attention.

Bills was assessed a $125 surcharge due to his Guilty plea.

• In another plea bargain, Aja Bardon, 28, of Hague, pled Guilty to Possession of Marijuana while a charge of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance was dismissed. Police had stopped Bardon at 1:15 a.m. Oct. 23 on Main St. in Warrensburg, and found a tablet of Hydrocodone in his possession as well as a bag of marijuana.

• Judge Winslow granted a default judgement of $600 in favor of Ron Toseland of Selkirk, NY, and against Richard Hudson Jr. of Main St. Warrensburg. Toseland testified that Hudson was hired to make repairs to his house in Lake Luzerne, but didn't perform the work. Hudson was supposed to have fixed steps to the basement, install and electric line and drain for a dehumidifier. Hudson didn't show up in court.

• The cases of Tracey Cameron, Patrick Cobb, Nicholas Doerfler, Richard Fox, Brian Hertz, Jeremy Taylor and Darrell White were adjourned to Jan. 18. The case of Victor Aitken was adjourned to Feb. 1. The case of Bernard McQuade was adjourned to Feb. 15.

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