Law and Order: Akron man charged in alleged violent domestic incident in Covington
|Ronald C. Watson|
Ronald C. Watson, 46, of Akron, was charged Aug. 26 with criminal obstruction breathing/blood circulation – by applying pressure, reckless endangerment in the second degree, assault in the third degree, and menacing in the third degree. Troopers responded to a 9-1-1 call from a resident on Transit Road in the Town of Middlebury for a bloody woman asking for help at the door. Watson is suspected of being involved in a violent domestic dispute in the Town of Covington. He is accused of punching his girlfriend in the face, pulling her hair, choking her, and pushing her out of a moving vehicle. He was arraigned in the Town of Covington, where he was released on his own recognizance. He is due in the Town of Covington Court Oct. 23.
Joseph A. Saraceni Jr., 21, of Batavia, was charged Aug. 28 with DWAI operating a vehicle impaired by drugs, operating a motor vehicle by an unlicensed driver, following too closely, and unsafe turn/failure to signal. Troopers say they saw Saraceni following a vehicle too closely. When they attempted to follow him, he allegedly made an abrupt turn without signaling. During the interview, troopers say Saraceni gave them an expired New York State driver’s license. While being interviewed, the suspect allegedly gave a list of medications that he was taking in which consist of a controlled substance. He was given field sobriety testing, then taken to the State Police barracks in Warsaw. Additionally, he was evaluated by a drug recognition expert thus garnering the above charges. He is due in the Town of Warsaw Court Sept. 11. Not only was Saraceni arrested for DWAI, he was also turned over to the Monroe County Sheriff’s department for an active probation warrant.
Robert E. Ezzo, 63, of Attica, was charged Aug. 27 with driving while intoxicated and moving from lane unsafely. Troopers say they responded to a report of a car off the road with the complainant and witness waiting for police to respond. The suspect was found at his home and give standardized field sobriety testing. He was then taken to the State Police barracks in Warsaw, where he allegedly blew a BAC of .12 percent. He is due in the Town of Bennington Court Sept. 11.
Jessica N. Cashday, 23, of Buffalo, was charged Aug. 27 with criminal possession of marijuana in the fourth degree and introducing contraband into a prison. Troopers say Cashday was a visitor at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica when the Department of Correctional and Community Supervision (DOCCS) K9 alerted on her. Subsequently, she was questioned by Troopers and allegedly admitted to having marijuana. According to police, approximately 70.4 grams of marijuana was found. She was processed without incident and arraigned in the Town of Attica Court. She was put in Wyoming County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond. She is due in the Town of Attica Court Sept. 11.