Yates County Sheriff Report for January 16, 2008

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

Jessica J. Wood, 18, of 6095 South Vine Valley Road, Middlesex was arrested on Jan. 9 by Yates County investigators and charged with grand larceny fourth degree, a class E felony.  She is accused of using a stolen credit card to order a video gaming system online.  Wood was arraigned in Middlesex Town Court and remanded to Yates County Jail on $1000 cash or $2000 bond.

Karen E. Trautman, 29, of 29 Champlin Ave. was arrested on Jan. 12 following an investigation into not reporting income in her household while she was receiving public assistance.  She was charged with welfare fraud third degree and will answer charges in Penn Yan Village Court on Jan. 28.

Daniel W. Raymond, 20, of 10923 Schwingle Rd., Prattsburgh was charged on Jan. 12 at 2:52 a.m. with unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding.  Raymond was stopped on State Route 245 in the Town of Italy for speeding.  He had in his possession a plastic bag containing marijuana and a water pipe.  He was issued an appearance ticket.

The Yates County Sheriff's Office works cooperatively with Yates County Department of Social Services to insure compliance with guidelines for public assistance programs.  Criminal activity can be reported by contacting Yates County Sheriff's Crime Tip Hotline at 315-536- 5558.