Cortland Area Police Blotter | January 3, 2019

Zamir Salean Matthews, 19, of E. Court St., Cortland (Cortland County Sheriff’s Office)

Cortland man wanted on warrants arrested

Name: Zamir Salean Matthews, 19, of E. Court St., Cortland

Charges: Two charges each of second-degree criminal trespass and fourth-degree criminal mischief, a total of four misdemeanors.

Details: Matthews was arrested on warrants stemming from two summer 2017 incidents after he was pulled over during a routine traffic stop by the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department and turned over on New Year’s Day to the city police, according to police. On June 6, 2017, Matthews used a knife to threaten several people at a residence on Clinton Avenue, according to city police. A month later, on July 6, 2017, Matthews entered a Scammell Street home without permission and prevented the homeowner from calling police by knocking a telephone out of the owner’s hand, accord to city officers.

Matthews was sent to the Cortland County Correctional Facility on $500 cash or $1,000 bond bail. He is set to reappear Friday in City Court.

Man charged with marijuana possession

Name: Willie Tywan Felton-McCullough, 18, of Nunda, NY.

Charges: Fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor

Details: Felton-McCullough was arrested at 10:23 p.m. New Year’s Day near the 7-Eleven convenience store at 76 N. Main St. after officers responded to a report that a person was selling drugs in the store’s parking lot, according to city police. Officers found Felton-McCullough had more than 25 grams of marijuana on him, according to police. Felton-McCullough was released and is set to appear at 9 a.m. Jan. 18 in City Court.

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