Yates County Sheriff reports for Jan. 9, 2008

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

Joseph S. Cadwell, 20, of 19 Spring Street, Dundee, was charged with failure to maintain lane, driving while intoxicated and possession of alcohol under the age of 21 after Yates County Sheriff’s Deputies, Dundee Fire Department and Ambulance responded to a report of a vehicle off the road Dec. 29 at 6 a.m.

Deputy Ken Kamholtz reports Cadwell’s car left the road, damaging a vineyard and his car.

Cadwell, who was not injured in the incident, was taken to Schuyler Hospital by Dundee Ambulance, where he refused a DWI blood test. According to Kamholtz, New York State law mandates that his license be suspended for refusing the test regardless of the outcome of the other charges. Cadwell was processed at the Yates County Public Safety Building before an arraignment in the Town of Starkey Court. The Starkey justice remanded him to the custody of Yates County Sheriff in lieu of $2,500 cash bail. A New York State DMV hearing in Starkey Town Court is scheduled to review Cadwell’s license.

Jacinto Cruz-Navarro, 29, 8 Burrell Ave., Geneva, was charged with failure to keep right and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, third degree Jan. 3 at 8 a.m. following a motor vehicle accident near Branchport.

Deputy Ken Kamholtz reports Cruz-Navarro lost control of his vehicle on the snow and icy curve on State Route 54A. His car crossed over the oncoming lane and went into the median of the rest area. The vehicle continued sideways into a tree, uprooting it before coming to a rest against the guide wire railing, facing the opposite direction. Deputies determined Cruz-Navarro was an illegal immigrant from Mexico and was not licensed in New York State. His New York state operating priviledges are suspended for failure to pay driver responsibility assessment to the state. He was taken into custody and an interpreter was called in. He appeared before Town of Jerusalem Court and remanded to the custody of the Sheriff’s Office. After posting $1,500 bail, he was released. The vehicle was left at the scene for a relative to remove.

Olvin D. Aguilar, 27, of 80 North Main St., Geneva, was charged with following too close after an accident at the intersection of State Route 14 and Travis Road inthe town of Torrey Jan. 3 at 5:36 p.m.

According to Deputy Brandon Jensen, cars being driven by Philip M. Pruna, 43, of Canandaigua and Sharise M. Cummings, 33, of Penn Yan, were stopped on State Route 14 attempting to make a left hand turn onto Travis Road.

Aguilar attempted to avoid the Cummings vehicle but was unable to and his car  struck Cumming’s car, causing it to strike the rear of the Pruna vehicle.

All occupants in the vehicles, including Malik Moore, 7, of Penn Yan, a passenger in Cumming’s car,  were seen by EMS at the scene and released. Aguilar will answer the charge in town of Torrey Court.

Benjamin M. Greenfield, 26, 34 Seneca River Park, Waterloo, was charged with third degree aggravated unlicensed operation, and speeding (88 mph in a 55 mph zone). Jan. 3 at 11:29 p.m. on State Route 14 in the Town of Milo. A computer check of Greenfield’s driving privledges revealed a suspended Florida Driver’s License. He was arraigned and remanded to the Yates County Jail on $500 bail.

Amanda M. Ribble, 24, 7 Douglas Drive, Rushville, was charged with violation of probation Jan. 4 on a warrant issued out of  the Town of Jerusalem Court for allegedly violating the terms of her probation. Ribble was arraigned in the Town of Jerusalem Court and remanded to the Yates County jail without bail. She will appear at a later date.

Robert A. Hall, 44, of 1397 Townline Road, Penn Yan was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, felony driving while intoxicated .08 percent or more and moving from lane unsafely at 11:25 p.m. Jan. 4. Hall was stopped on State Route 54 after his vehicle was observed crossing over the white fog line. He was placed through a series of field sobriety tests and found to be in an intoxicated condition. Hall was transported to the Yates County Jail for a chemical test, which resulted in a blood alcohol level above the legal limit. The felony charges are a result of Hall having a previous DWI conviction within the last 10 years. He was arraigned in Benton Town Court and remanded to the Yates County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail. He will reappear in Benton Court.

Lael A. Ingram, 19, of 1910 Route 54, Penn Yan, was charged with inadequate plate lamp, inadequate muffer, driving while ability impaired and unlawful possession of alcohol under age 21. Ingram was stopped for the vehicle and traffic infractions. During the traffic stop, the odor of alcoholic beverage was detected and Ingram was placed through a series of field sobriety test. Ingram was transported to the Yates County Public Safety Building where he submitted to a breath test. He was released with tickets to appear in the Town of Jerusalem Court.

Deborah Rincon, 49, 800 Italy Valley Road, Naples, was charged with third degree burglary at 4:20 a.m. Jan. 15 on a warrant from Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. She was transported to Naples, where she was turned over to Ontario County officers.