The
Oneida NY
Observer
NEWS

Newest OFD firefighter battles blaze, sworn-in during 4 hour span - 3/27/2017
Oneida Printshop celebrates move to new location - 3/27/2017
Artist, photographer Renee Roman Nose finds second home in CNY - 3/27/2017

POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT

Tenney seeks new effort on health care - 3/27/2017
There's a Russian storm over Trump's struggling presidency - 3/28/2017
Facing budget deadline, Uber makes pitch for Upstate NY - 3/27/2017

SPORTS

College Corner: SUNYAC honors Cavanaugh again - 3/27/2017
Las Vegas Raiders will test NFL's opposition to sports betting - 3/28/2017
Jason Day still hoping to play in Masters - 3/27/2017

OPINION

Paul Ryan, Brought Down to Size - 3/27/2017
GOVERNMENT LINKS

City of Oneida
Madison County
Oneida County
City of Sherrill
Village of Canastota
Village of Vernon
Town of Vernon
Oneida Indian Nation
NEWS LINKS

Oneida Daily Dispatch
Madison County Courier
Syracuse.com
Utica Observer Dispatch
Rome Sentinel
NewsChannel 9 WSYR
WKTV
CNY Central
Spectrum Cable News
COMMUNITY LINKS

Kallet Civic Center
United Way of Greater Oneida
Oneida City Center Committee
PAC 99
Oneida Public Library
Madison County Office for the Aging
Turning Stone Resort Casino
Oneida Improvement Committee
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
CLICK HERE to see the latest Madison County Sheriff's Department arrest blotter in PDF format.
CLICK HERE to see the latest Oneida Police Department arrest blotter in PDF format.
The Oneida Common Council will meet at City Hall, 109 North
Main Street on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 630PM.  The
meeting is a work session to discuss Oneida Rail Trail project
issues.  The meeting is open and the public is invited to attend.
Troopers Arrest Vernon Man for
DWI Following Accident on Route 5
STATE POLICE PRESS RELEASE

Oneida based state police arrested Douglas A. Davis, age 56, of Route 5, Vernon, N.Y. for DWI following an accident
investigation Thursday afternoon.

At approximately 4:55 p.m. on March 23, troopers were dispatched by Oneida County 911 to a 1 car property damage
accident on State Route 5 near Churton Road in the Town of Vernon.  The accident investigation revealed that a 2010
Dodge Caliber was travelling eastbound on Route 5 rounding a left hand curve when the vehicle drove off the south
shoulder of the roadway and struck a ditch.  While interviewing the operator, Davis, troopers noticed a strong odor of an
alcoholic beverage on his breath.  Sobriety tests indicated Davis was intoxicated and he was taken into custody for DWI.  
Davis was processed at the SP Oneida barracks, where a breath test determined his blood alcohol content to be .12%.  
Davis was arraigned in the Town of Vernon Court on the charges of DWI and Driving with a BAC of .08% or greater and
was released by Town Justice William Croll to reappear on April 19, 2017.
Troopers Investigate Two Car Crash With
Injuries in the Town of Lenox
STATE POLICE PRESS RELEASE

Oneida based state police charged a Baldwinsville man with DWAI - drugs following a 2 car personal injury crash in the
Town of Lenox Thursday evening.

At approximately 8:45 p.m. on March 23, troopers were dispatched by Madison County 911 to a 2 car crash at the
intersection of State Route 31 and State Route 13 in the Town of Lenox.  The accident investigation revealed that a 2007
Chevrolet Silverado operated by
Jesse N. Marion, age 35, of Baldwinsville, N.Y. was eastbound on Route 31 approaching
the intersection of Route 13 when it failed to stop for a red light at the intersection.  The Marion vehicle struck a 2009
Chevrolet Malibu travelling northbound on Route 13 operated by Elizabeth M. Scott, age 26, of Blossvale, N.Y.  Scott was
transported to Upstate Hospital in Syracuse by Greater Lenox Ambulance for treatment of a head injury.  Marion and a 44
year old male passenger were transported by Vineall Ambulance to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Utica for evaluation.  Two
smoking pipes containing drug residue which tested positive for methamphetamine and marijuana were discovered in the
Marion vehicle.  A state police drug recognition expert responded to evaluate Marion and he was found to be impaired by
drugs.  A DMV check revealed Marion's driver's license status was suspended.  Marion was processed at the Oneida state
police barracks and arraigned in Lenox town court on the charges of DWAI-drugs, felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation
of a motor vehicle 1st degree, failure to stop for a red light and other traffic charges along with Criminal possession of a
controlled substance 7th degree and Unlawful possession of marijuana.  Marion was remanded to the Madison County Jail
on bail to reappear in Lenox court at a later date.   

State police were assisted at the scene by members of the Canastota Fire Department and Oneida Nation Police
Department.
State Police Arrest Mohawk Man in
Larceny from Walmart
STATE POLICE PRESS RELEASE

On March 27, 2017 at approximately 1:19 AM, State Police in Lee responded to the Walmart Supercenter located at 5815
Rome Taberg Road in the City of Rome regarding a larceny in-progress.

Walmart employees stated that a male suspect ran out of the store with a shopping cart full of merchandise, including (2)
flat screen TVs. After reviewing the security footage it was determined that the suspect fled in the direction of Monro
Muffler. An area check revealed that the suspect was in a fenced in area next to Monro Muffler hiding in a cardboard box.
The suspect, identified as
George W. Eissler, age 38, from Mohawk, NY was charged with Petit Larceny and released on
an Appearance Ticket returnable to Rome City Court on April 4, 2017.