Cortland Area Police Blotter | Thursday, April 5, 2018

Drug possession charges for Cortland woman

Name: Ocean P. Libbey
Age: 21
Address: Elm Street, Cortland, N.Y.
Date Arrested: April 6, 2018
Charge(s): Criminal possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor); possession of hypodermic instrument (misdemeanor)
Narrative: Police responded to 181 Homer Avenue regarding a disturbance. Libbey was found to be in possession of a small amount of meth and a needle, police said. She was released on an appearance ticket.

Cops: Man failed to register as sex offender

Name: Zachary T. Gulini
Age: 28
Address: Homer Avenue, Cortland, N.Y.
Date Arrested: April 4, 2018
Charge(s): Failure to register as a sex offender (felony); criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree (misdemeanor)
Narrative: Gulini failed to update a change of address. When he was arrested, he had a small quantity of concentrated cannabis, police said. He was released on an appearance ticket.

Man refuses to leave apartment

Name: Joseph R. Miller
Age: 31
Address: Central Avenue, Cortland, N.Y.
Date Arrested: April 4, 2018
Charge(s): Criminal trespassing in the second degree (misdemeanor)
Narrative: Miller entered the apartment of a 21-year-old man at a home on Central Avenue and refused to leave, police said.

Cortland woman accused of shoplifting from Walmart

Name: Sherry L. Wendell
Age: 49
Address: Cortland, N.Y.
Date Arrested: April 3, 2018
Charge(s): Petit larceny (misdemeanor)
Narrative: Troopers responded to a theft at Walmart on Bennie Road in Cortlandville. An investigation revealed that Wendell used a self-checkout lane and did not scan 42 items totaling $279.14. She then left the store with the unpaid merchandise. She was arrested and released on an appearance ticket.

Norwich man charged with DWI

Name: Craig A. Pike
Age: 49
Address: Norwich, N.Y.
Date Arrested: March 30, 2018
Charge(s): Driving while intoxicated with a reported B.A.C. of .10 percent (misdemeanor)
Narrative: Troopers made the arrest after another driver contacted Cortland County 911 reporting that a vehicle was driving erratically along County Route 221. The trooper was able to spot Pike’s vehicle on Broome Street in the Village of Marathon as Pike parked his vehicle and was getting out of it. After an investigation, Pike was arrested.

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