Columbia & Greene Local News-March 16, 2019

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 3-16-19

A CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER WAS IN

COLUMBIA COUNTY COURT FRIDAY. 34 YEAR

OLD RUSSELL MEYER PLEAD GUILTY TO

FAILING TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER.

HE'LL BE SENTENCED IN MAY. MEYER

WAS THE SUBJECT OF A POLICE SEARCH

LAST DECEMBER.

A BROOKLYN MAN, WHO WAS ARRESTED ON

DRUG CHARGES, AS HE GOT OFF AN AMTRAK

TRAIN IN HUDSON, PLEAD GUILTY FRIDAY

IN COLUMBIA COUNTY COURT. 41 YEAR

OLD CONNELL JOHNSON WAS IN POSSESSION

OF CRACK COCAINE, THAT HE INTENDED

TO SELL, WHEN HE WAS ARRESTED IN

JANUARY. HE'S SCHEDULED TO BE

SENTENCED IN MAY.

FIRE AND RESCUE CREWS WERE ON THE

SCENE OF TWO ACCIDENTS LAST NIGHT IN

KINDERHOOK. THE FIRST WAS JUST AFTER

10:30 ON COUNTY ROUTE 21. THE SECOND

WAS JUST BEFORE 1 THIS MORNING ON

ROUTE 9.

AN INVESTIGATION INTO A LARCENY FROM

A BUILDING LAST DECEMBER IN CAIRO,

HAS LEAD TO THE ARREST OF A ROUND TOP

MAN. 19 YEAR OLD JOHN SERVIDER WAS

CHARGED BY STATE POLICE WITH CRIMINAL

POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY. HE'LL

ANSWER THE CHARGES IN TOWN COURT.

AN INCIDENT THAT BEGAN LAST YEAR

IN CANAAN, NOW HAS A MASSACHUSETTS MAN

IN THE COLUMBIA COUNTY JAIL. 57 YEAR

OLD DAVID CARMON WAS CHARGED BY STATE

POLICE WITH STALKING, AGGRAVATED

HARASSMENT, AND CRIMINAL CONTEMPT.

HE WAS HELD ON A BAIL BOND.

THE STATE BURN BAN BEGINS TODAY.

RESIDENTIAL BRUSH BURNING IS PROHIBITED

NOW, THROUGH MAY 14TH. THIS IS THE

10TH YEAR FOR THE BAN, WHICH WAS PUT

INTO PLACE TO CUT DOWN ON BRUSH FIRES.

THE POWERBALL JACKPOT CONTINUES TO GO

UP. WITH NO BIG WINNER IN SEVERAL MONTHS,

TONIGHT'S JACKPOT HAS GROWN TO 495

MILLION DOLLARS.

TANNERSVILLE IS ROLLING OUT THE GREEN

TODAY, FOR ST. PATRICK'S DAY. THE

VILLAGE'S ANNUAL PARADE BEGINS AT 1

AND CAN BE SEEN ANYWHERE ALONG MAIN

STREET. THE PARADE WILL END IN THE

AREA OF VILLAGE HALL.

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