On Thursday, members of the New York State Police and DEC’s Division of Forest Protection and Division of Law Enforcement highlighted numerous safety topics to educate the public on safe summer recreation. Topics included wildfire prevention, backcountry preparedness, impaired driving and boating, and boating safety.
Queens, New York – On June 28, 2020 at approximately 4:00 a.m., troopers from SP Staten Island and SP Rockaways arrested Robert Hunter, age 27, of Brooklyn, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.
State Police report the arrest of Jonathan Mata, 24, of Great Neck, NY, for Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, Unlawfully Selling Fireworks with a Value of $500 or More, Criminal Mischief, Petit Larceny, Reckless Endangerment of Property, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree, and Resisting Arrest.
On July 1, 2020, State Police in Brunswick, with the assistance of the Troop G Computer Crimes Unit, and the Internet Crimies Against Children Taskforce, arrested 63-year-old Kevin G. Teal of Troy, for Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child (D felony) and Possessing a Sexual Performance by Child (E felony).
On June 30, 2020, State Police in Clifton Park arrested 38-year-old Leslie F. Allen Jr. of Corinth, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th degree (D felony), Criminal Impersonation 2nd (A misdemeanor), and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree (A misdemeanor). Troopers also charged 25-year-old Krista S. Jenkins of Day, for two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree (A misdemeanor).
State Police report the arrests of Dana L. Higginbotham, 33, of West Coxsackie, NY, Sierra N. Wase, 27, of Leeds, NY, and Marshall R. Tucker, 38, of Saugerties, NY, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property.
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