Penn Yan Police report for January 23, 2008

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

Antonio Lorzo Bustos, 28, of 19 Albert St., Newark, Del., was arrested on Jan. 14 for driving while intoxicated.  Bustos was observed on North Avenue operating a motor vehicle on the wrong side of the road.  When the vehicle was stopped, officers observed open containers of alcohol in the vehicle.  He was placed through sobriety tests and taken to the Yates County Public Safety Building, where further tests showed his Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) was above .08 percent.  A check of Bustos’ identity revealed he did not have a drivers license and was in the country illegally.  He was arraigned and placed in the Yates County Jail in lieu of $2000 cash or $4000 bond.  Immigration officials were contacted and a detainer was placed on Bustos by their office.

Edward G. Hicks, 38, of 117 Hicks St. Penn Yan was charged on Jan. 19 with criminal mischief and criminal contempt first degree, a felony.  The arrest was a result of Hicks damaging the interior of a vehicle he was traveling in on Lake Street by punching the air-bag panel numerous times.  The operator of the vehicle called 911 to report the incident.  The operator  had an order of protection issued by Penn Yan Village Court against Hicks which resulted in the felony contempt charge. The incident took place on Jan. 18 at 7:30 a.m. Police took Hicks into custody at his residence and he was placed in lockup to await arraignment.

Fred G. Davis, 76, of 222 Clinton St., Penn Yan was arrested on Jan. 19 for criminal contempt second degree and criminal trespass third degree. Village police arrested Davis after a complaint was filed alleging that Davis entered the Lyons National Bank on Liberty Street in direct violation of a court order which prohibited his being at “the place of employment” of a bank employee.  Davis had also been served notice in October 2007 from the Lyons National Bank, directing him to stay out of the bank due to his conduct while dealing with the bank officials on previous visits.

Davis was arraigned before acting Village Justice John Symonds and committed to Yates County Jail in lieu of $1500 cash or $3000 fully insured bond.  He was to be arraigned in village court on Jan. 21.

David A. Roedts, 37, of 92 Exchange St., Geneva was stopped for a routine traffic check on Clinton Street on Jan. 19 at 1 a.m.  A computer check revealed a bench warrant for Roedts had been issued from Ontario County, Town of Hopewell for a petit larceny charge.  He was taken into custody and turned over to the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department.

Penn Yan Police arrested a 16-year-old youthful offender for Driving While Intoxicated on Jan. 20.  Officers attempted to stop the vehicle he was driving on Maple Avenue, but the operator refused to pull over.  Officers pursued the vehicle onto State Route 364 and the driver eventually stopped at Carroll Road.  The operator failed field sobriety tests and was taken to the Yates County Public Safety Building where his BAC was found to be above .08 percent.  The operator was issued tickets and turned over to a family member.  He is scheduled to appear in Penn Yan Village Court.