New York: State Police report Michael Barrett broke into house after crashing while DWI

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Michael Barrett DWI NYSP 072714

Michael Barrett DWI NYSP 072714

DWI driver broke into house to sleep after crash, say police

Sunday July 13th, 2014 Wurtsboro Troopers arrested a Pine Bush man for Driving while Intoxicated and Criminal Trespass.

Wurtsboro Troopers responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in the Town of Mamakating on Sunday night.  Upon investigation it was determined that the operator of the vehicle, Michael Barrett of Pine Bush, was driving while intoxicated and was involved in a motor vehicle accident.  After the accident Barrett had knocked on the door of a residence near the accident and found no one home and the door unlocked.  Barrett then entered into the residence unlawfully and fell asleep.  Troopers arrested Barrett and processed him at SP Wurtsboro for Driving While Intoxicated and Criminal Trespass 3rd.  Barrett is to reappear in T/Mamakating Court at a later date.

Jessica Gramza was blasted on booze cruise, say police

On July 23rd at about 11:15 PM Clarence Troopers responded to a call of an erratic operator north bound on Transit Rd from the Town of Lancaster traveling into Clarence. The vehicle was being followed by a concerned caller, who gave a description of the vehicle including the plate number. The Troopers, with the assistance of the caller, located the vehicle which had pulled into the McDonalds parking lot on Transit Rd. in Clarence. The operator, Jessica L. Gramza age 24 of Lancaster, showed signs of intoxication and failed roadside sobriety tests. Ms. Gramza was placed under arrest for DWI. She submitted a breath sample, which showed her Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) to be .22%.
The witness stated that Ms. Gramza’s vehicle had struck another vehicle while driving north bound on Transit Rd. but could only give a brief description of the other vehicle. The Troopers did find that there was slight damage to the front of Ms. Gramza’s vehicle consistent with a front end collision. A check with the surrounding police departments and dispatch centers showed that no reports had been received in the area.
Ms. Gramza was additionally charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th and Possession of a Controlled Substance not in the Original Container. She was issued traffic tickets and appearance tickets to appear in the Town of Clarence Court on a later date.


Attica man arrested for DWI

On July 17, 2014 at approximately 2:52 p.m. Trooper Aaron Kawado observed a vehicle on West Yorkshire Rd in the Town of Yorkshire failing to maintain its lane. A traffic stop was initiated and the operator was determined to be intoxicated. Robert F. Murray, 58, of Attica, NY, was arrested for DWI. Murray was processed and found to have a blood alcohol content of .14 percent. Murray is to face the charges in the Town of Yorkshire Court at a later date.
New York State Police round up underage boozers and bartenders who serve them
On July 19 and 20, 2014 Jamestown based State Police, in conjunction with the New York State Liquor Authority conducted an underage drinking initiative in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties, checking twelve establishments for compliance.  The following subjects were arrested and charged with a misdemeanor –  Prohibited Sale of Alcoholic Beverage (to person under 21):
Kayla E. Delcamp, age 27 of Sinclairville, NY bartender at the Witch Kitch Inn in Sinclairville, NY issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town Of Charlotte Court.
Joyce A. Thomas, age 45, of Sinclairville, NY bartender at the Backyard Bar & Grill in Gerry, NY issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Gerry Court.
Lloyd E. Newhouse, age 49 of Mayville, NY bartender at the Hartfield Bay Cafe in Mayville, NY issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Chautauqua Court.
The following subjects were charged with a violation of the Alcohol and Beverage Control Law, Unlawful Possession of Alcohol – person under 21 and issued appearance tickets for the Town of Chautauqua Court:
  Austin P. Zeliff, age 19 of Ashland, MA.
  John H. Behler, age 19 of Paoli, PA.
  Maxmillian N Teibel, age 19 of Ashland, MA.
  Leah A. Snyder, age 18 of Mayville, NY.
  Madeline R. Lieber, age 19 of Buffalo, NY.
  Jack P Mokler, age 18 of Reno, NV.
  Derrick A. Graham, age 19 of Kensington, MD.
  Thomas J. Howell, age 18 of Kensington, MD.
Sam E. Snyder, age 19 of Mayville, NY.
17 year old male from Paoli, PA.
17 year old female from Summit, NJ.
Twice the legal limit for John C. Freeland Jr.,
John C. Freeland Jr. DWI NYSP 072714

John C. Freeland Jr. DWI NYSP 072714

On July 20, 2014, New York State Police Lockport arrested John C. Freeland, Jr., age 28 of Lockport for   DWI 1st Offense, Operating a Motor Vehicle with .08 of 1% or more Alcohol in Blood, both Misdemeanors and Speeding.Freeland, Jr. was stopped on Lockport Olcott Road for speeding when Troopers detected an odor of alcoholic beverage emitting for the vehicle. Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were administered to Freeland, Jr. which he failed.

Freeland, Jr. was arrested and processed at State Police Lockport where he registered a BAC of .16%, twice over the legal limit.

Freeland is scheduled to appear in Newfane Court on August 5, 2014.

State Police Amity – Traffic Stop Leads to DWI Arrest

On, Saturday – July 19, 2014, NYS State Police Amity Troopers arrested Sornsin T. Phanthouhem, 38, of Parma, Ohio.  Phanthouhem was stopped for speeding on State Route 417 in the Town of Alma and found to be intoxicated.  Phanthouhem was arrested for DWI, processed at SP Amity and released on an appearance ticket, to appear in the Town of Alma Court on 7/31/14 at 7:00 pm.