Cortland Area Police Blotter | Friday, January 16, 2018

Cortland man charged in January assault

Name: Shawn M. Saunders
Age: 35
Address: Cortland, N.Y.
Charge(s): Third-degree assault (misdemeanor)
Date Arrested: Feb. 12, 2018
Saunders was arrested in connection with an assault that occurred on Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. on Central Avenue. He struck a 34-year-old man with a closed fist, which resulted in the other party receiving a concussion, police said. A warrant was issued and Saunders was arrested and released on an appearance ticket.

Groton woman charged with criminal mischief after dispute

Name: Charnee C. Moore
Age: 25
Address: Groton, N.Y.
Charge(s): Fourth-degree criminal mischief (misdemeanor)
Date Arrested: February 12, 2018
The arrest occurred after a state trooper responded to a Tompkins County 911 report of a dispute at a home on East Cortland Street in the village of Groton. An investigation determined that while in a verbal dispute with another person, Moore kept that person from calling 911 by taking her telephone from her hand, police said. Eventually, another person in the home called 911 and a trooper arrived.