Cortland Area Police Blotter | Monday, December 10, 2018

Cortland man accused of stealing wallet

Name: John J. Rosen, 49, of 1350 Fisher Ave., Cortland

Charges: Petit larceny, a misdemeanor

Details: Rosen was arrested at 10:15 a.m. today for stealing a wallet containing $450 at about 5:15 p.m. on Nov. 30 while at the 7-11 convenience store on N. Main St., according to City Police. Rosen turned himself in to the City Police Department at 25 Court St. after a police investigation, said Lt. Rick Troyer. Rosen was released to appear Dec. 28 in City Court.

Man accused of violating order of protection

Name: Manuel E. Carrera, 32, homeless

Charges: Felony aggravated family offense and second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor

Details: Carrera was arrested at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Port Watson Street residence of a 24-year-old woman who has a valid order of protection against him, according to City Police. Carrera was convicted of criminal obstruction of breathing, a misdemeanor, on March 25, 2015 in Danby Town Court, city police Lt. Rick Troyer said. Carrera's previous conviction allowed police to charge him with the felony offense, Troyer noted. He was released to appear Wednesday in City Court.

DWI charge for Cortland man

Name: Timothy E. Smith, 36, of 22 Court St., Cortland

Charges: Aggravated driving while intoxicated and driving while intoxicated, misdemeanors; failed to use designated lane, passed red light, crossing road hazard marking and speeding, traffic violations

Details: An officer pulled Smith over for speeding on River Street, found him drunk and arrested him at 1:03 a.m. Sunday, according to city police. Aggravated driving while intoxicated charges are issued against drivers with a blood alcohol content at or above 0.18 percent, according to state law. City police declined to release Smith's blood alcohol content. Smith was released and is set to appear Dec. 19 in City Court.