Cortland Area Police Blotter | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Lafayette woman charged with DWI

Name: Rachel C. Morgan

Location: Intersection of Homer Avenue and Maple Avenue

Summary: Morgan was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with driving while intoxicated with a previous conviction in the past ten years; driving with a B.A.C. above .08 percent, and failure to use a turn signal.

Man stole boots from parked car, police say

Name: Billy J. Foster, Jr.

Location: Groton Avenue

Summary: Foster is accused of stealing a pair of boots from a vehicle parked on Groton Avenue. He was released on an appearance ticket.

Marathon man charged with DWI

Name: Derek S. Cross

Location: Lovell Field Park, Marathon, N.Y.

Summary: At around 3:15 a.m. Saturday, officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office observed a Chevy Silverado in the Lovell Field Park. The driver, 30-year-old Derek S. Cross, was found to be intoxicated. He was arrested, processed, and later released to a third party.

Man attempted to evade police, authorities say

Name: Larry Gantt

Location: Route 281, Homer, N.Y.

Summary: On May 18, at approximately 6:16 p.m., officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a vehicle going north on Route 281, in the Town of Homer, for failing to keep right. The operator of the vehicle, 62-year-old Larry Gantt, continued north on Route 281 for several miles before finally stopping on Route 281 in the Town of Preble, authorities said. He was taken into custody without further incident.

Tully man charged with petit larceny

Name: Christopher R. Doupe

Location: Walmart

Summary: On May 19, at approximately 4:04 p.m., officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office responded to Walmart for a larceny complaint. Officers arrested 26-year-old Christopher Doupe, of Tully, after he was observed damaging and stealing merchandise from the store, authorities said. He was arrested, processed and later released on an appearance tickets.

Cortland woman charged with marijuana possession

Name: Kristina M. Gaul

Location: JM McDonald Sports Complex, Cortlandville, N.Y.

Summary: On May 19, at approximately 1:20 a.m., officers observed two vehicles parked at the JM McDonald Sports Complex at 4292 Fairgrounds Drive, in the Town of Cortlandville. Upon further investigation, officers arrested 30-year-old Kristina Gaul after she was found to be in possession of more than an ounce of marijuana in her possession, authorities said. She was arrested, processed, and later released on an appearance ticket.

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