Yates County Sheriff Report for October 7, 2009

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

Amanda L. Herzig, 18, of 1431 State Route 245, Middlesex, was arrested on Sept. 30 on a bench warrant out of Potter Town Court for failure to pay a fine.  She was arraigned in Potter Court, where the fine was paid in full and the defendant was released.

Henry Charles Bouwens, 21, of 4965 Knapp Road, Middlesex, was arrested on a warrant out of Middlesex Court on Sept. 30. He was charged with criminal contempt (first degree), a felony and harassment(second degree).  During a physical altercation, Bouwens allegedly choked a victim around the neck with both hands. There is a standing order of protection out of Potter Town Court for the victim.  He was arraigned in Potter Court and placed in the Yates County Jail on bail.

Two people were injured in a one car roll-over accident on Sept. 30 around 7 p.m.  Joseph C. Benesh, 84, of 710 East Lake Road, lost control of his vehicle near 718 E. Lake Road. The vehicle exited the road and rolled onto the driver’s side. 

Benesh and passenger Joyce Benesh, 84, both complained of head and back pain and were taken to Soldiers and Sailors Hospital by Penn Yan Volunteer Ambulance Corps for treatment. Penn Yan Fire Department assisted at the scene.

Kristina C. Truman, 18, of 575 Pennsylvania Ave., Appalachian; Jayme Y. Peterson, 18 of 84 Washington St., Gloversville and Ashleigh R. Jones, 18 of 77 N. Main St., Mt. Morris were all charged with possession of alcohol with intent to consume, under 21. Deputies responded on Oct. 4 at 12:43 a.m. to Davis Hall at Keuka College to the report of a highly intoxicated female. Peterson was transported to S&S Hospital for treatment. All will answer charges at a later date.

Tonya J. Hubbart, 37, of 3058 Yoder Hill Road, Keuka Park was arrested on Oct. 3 for DWI and failure to keep right. Deputies stopped Hubbart on Guyanoga Road in Branchport for the traffic infraction. An odor of alcohol was detected and she was placed through field sobriety tests and transported to the Yates County Public Safety Building for chemical test. She will appear in Jerusalem Court to answer charges.