Tioga County Sheriff’s Report for the week of Aug. 28, 2011

On Aug. 23, 2011 at 11 a.m., the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office arrested Steven

M. Plymale, age 25 of 914 Day Hollow Rd. in Endicott, N.Y. for the charges of

Disseminating Indecent Material to a Child in the 2nd degree, a class E felony of the New York State Penal Law. Plymale is accused of sending a cell phone message with a lewd photograph of himself to a 15-year old child in the Town of Owego on Aug. 9. The incident allegedly occurred after Plymale and the 15-year old made contact on the Facebook social web site. Plymale was issued an appearance ticket for the charge and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Owego Court in front of Justice John Schumacher on Sept. 1, 200 at 1 p.m.

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The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident on Aug. 24, 2011 at 10:48 p.m. in the town of Newark Valley. A vehicle operated by Paul W. Titus Jr., age 28 of 1012 State Route 79 in Richford, N.Y. was traveling northbound on State Route 38. A vehicle operated by Sandra M. Carlin, age 60 of 25 N. Main St. in Newark Valley, N.Y. crossed into the northbound lane striking Titus head on. Carlin was charged with Failure to Keep Right. Titus sustained lower leg injuries and was transported via Berkshire Ambulance. Carlin sustained lower body injuries and was transported via helicopter. The Newark Valley Fire Department, Owego Fire Department, and Berkshire EMS assisted at the scene.

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Whitney A. Koblitz, age 24 of 11 Airways Rd. in Owego, N.Y. was arrested on Aug. 23, 2011 at 9:45 a.m. for Harassment 2nd. This charge resulted from an investigation into a domestic disturbance in which Koblitz is accused of grabbing and scratching another person. Koblitz was issued an appearance ticket to appear before Justice Paul Martin, Town of Tioga Court, on Sept. 12, 2011.

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Robert K. Rose, age 23 of 388 Owego St. in Candor, N.Y. was arrested on Aug. 23, 2011 at 2 p.m. for Harassment 2nd, and Menacing 2nd. These charges resulted from an investigation into a domestic incident in the town of Candor. Rose was arraigned before Justice Lester Swartz, Village of Candor Court, and was remanded to the Tioga County Jail on $1,500 bail or $3,000 bond. Rose is to appear before Justice Gary Dence, Town of Candor Court, on Aug. 29, 2011.

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On Aug. 22, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gaylord W. Cranmer, Jr., age 43 of Berkshire, N.Y. for the charges of Promoting a Sexual Performance of a Child and Possession of a Sexual Performance of a child. Cranmer is accused of recording video of a child less than seventeen years of age with a hidden camera in early August of this year. Video that was produced and possessed by Cranmer, in the Town of Berkshire, depicted nude content of a child prohibited by law. Cranmer was arraigned in The Town of Candor Court in front of Justice Gary Dence, and remanded to the Tioga County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bail bond.

Cranmer is scheduled to appear in the Town of Berkshire Court on September 12 at 5 p.m.

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