Juniors and seniors at Cazenovia High School received a scary dose of reality last week as local emergency organizations and members of the high school’s Students Against Drunk Driving chapter staged a Mock DWI event on the school grounds.
A two-car accident at the intersection of Oxbow Road and West Milestrip Road in Fenner Tuesday night sent four people to the hospital, all with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.
More options, stricter enforcement on the way
The village will expand public parking options this spring with a new lot at 22 Lincklaen St., next to the post office, and plans other changes to add flexibility to the village parking situation. It will also toughen enforcement on those who have not paid their fines.
A DeRuyter husband and wife were found dead this past Sunday by New York State Police troopers who visited to the couple’s home in response to a request to check on their welfare.
Jeffrey Paul charged with two felonies and relieved of his duties
Madison County Sheriff’s investigators have arrested a long-serving Madison County Police Chief. Jeffrey Paul, 53, of Canastota, Chief of the Chittenango Police Department, was arrested this morning and charged with two counts of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, a Class E Felony.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office recently executed search warrants in at the Village of Chittenango Police Department and Chittenango Village Offices as part of an ongoing investigation of Chittenango Chief of Police Jeffrey Paul.
Madison County’s first narcotic canine team, known throughout the law enforcement community as unit K9-1, is no longer available. The team, consisting of canine Lida and her handler, Deputy Lance Zaleski, were coming close to the end of their joint efforts when Lida was due to retire in March of this year, as she is 10 years old. Lida was put to rest on Monday, Feb. 18.
A three-month investigation culminated Saturday, Feb. 16, when Madison County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators and members of the sheriff’s special operations unit, executing a search warrant, raided an apartment on East Main Street in the Village of Morrisville shortly after midnight. When entry was made to the apartment, located at 26 East Main Street, investigators located and seized a small quantity of cocaine, approximately 130 grams of marijuana (with a street value of $2,600) and nearly $11,000 in cash.
Five members of the Cazenovia Police Department were recognized last week for their outstanding efforts to enforce DWI laws by the Madison County Stop DWI Programs. Cazenovia Police Sgt. Karen Zaleski, and officers Richard Bennett, Christopher Manion, Stephen White and George Millet were honored along with 14 other law enforcement officers from departments across the county at the 25th annual Law Enforcement Day Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at a ceremony at New Beginnings Church in Wampsville.
New legal regulations, enforcement procedures and increased fines soon will take effect for anyone receiving a parking ticket in the village of Cazenovia. The village board, at its Feb. 4 meeting, unanimously approved the changes to the village code in an effort to not only clarify the somewhat muddy procedures relating to parking violations, but also as a way to recoup unpaid fines, increase revenue, increase incentives for violators to pay their fines and hopefully improve the current state of parking availability in the village.
Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating two daytime burglaries that occurred Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the Madison County Town of Sullivan, and are asking anyone who may have any information to call the sheriff's office.
Madison County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a burglary of the New Woodstock Store, 2092 Main Street in New Woodstock, which occurred at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22.
A Cazenovia man remains in critical condition in Upstate Medical Center after being struck by a pickup truck while he was skateboarding in the village of Morrisville on Monday, Jan. 14.
Madison County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a burglary of the New Woodstock Store, 2092 Main Street in New Woodstock, which occurred at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies discovered that an unknown person(s) broke a window to gain entry to the convenience store and stole a large amount of tobacco items and loose change with a total value of more than $2,600.
The Cazenovia Police Blotter is compiled and submitted by the Cazenovia Police Department, located at 90 Albany St. To contact the station, call 655-3276.