Court Appearances Pending in Two Cases of Telephonic Harassment

Man Arrested for Threatening Voicemail Messages

An Arcade man finds out that leaving threatening voicemail operations is not fun and games.

New York State Police began an investigation after receiving a complaint on December 15, 2021 regarding threatening voicemail messages

Troopers say that their investigation determined that the threatening messages were left on the voicemail of a friend by 56-year-old Jerald Kibler.

He was arrested on January 4, 2022 and was arraigned in Yorkshire Town Court on behalf of the Freedom Town Court.

He was released pending a future court appearance later this month.

 

Woman Charged with Ten Counts of Falsely Reporting an Incident

A Jamestown woman is under arrest, charged with making false accusations about a man to Child Protective Services.

New York State Police arrested 46-year-old Holly Hoitink on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 following a several months-long investigation.  The NYSP says that they “received multiple law enforcement referrals from Child Protective Services alleging crimes” committed by a man.  Calls were made between August and November of 2021.  Their subsequent investigation “revealed that all of the reports were fictitious and…were all made by Hoitink.”

They located Hoitink at a Jamestown residence.  She is charged with ten counts of Falsely Reporting an Incident in the 3rd Degree and is scheduled to appear in Jamestown Court later this month to answer the charges.

[AUTHOR'S NOTE:  This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from New York State Police.  The two incidents posted are separate cases.  All arrested persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  At the time of this posting no additional information was available.]

17 Weird And Scary Food Combinations Utica And Rome Residents Are Using

What condiment do you add to food that's totally not normal? This was a simple question asked for residents in the Utica and Rome area of New York that had gross responses.

Here are some of the craziest responses from across Rome, Utica, the Central New York region, and the Mohawk Valley:

Wild Rome Crash Throws Telephone Pole 100 Feet, Landing Inches From Boy's Bedroom

A little boy is lucky to be alive after a wild crash near Rome caused a telephone pole to land inches from his bedroom.

12 Valuable Vinyl Records to Look For in 2022

Vinyl records are hot once again and there are many of the classics that are worth a lot of money. Mighty John the Record Guy is one of the nation's top experts on vinyl records from www.MoneyMusic.com, and he has a list of 12 records from the Pop, Rock and Roll and even the pre-war Blues era, that are worth a lot of money to kick off 2022. Check this list carefully because you might have one of these records in your attic. Record values are subject to change and are mostly based on the quality of the record. It's also almost always important to have the record picture sleeve, if applicable.

Wildfire in Louisville, Colorado December 2021

Officials estimate that 991 homes were destroyed, lost in wildfires that burned the Centennial Heights neighborhood in Louisville, Colorado on December 30, 2021.

Although most people escaped, some were not so lucky. A week later investigators are still uncovering human remains in the rubble.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, but it is clear that the flames were fueled by winter wind that, at times, gusted to more than 100 miles per hour.

As of 2022 it is the most destructive fire in Colorado's history.

This Lost New Hartford Pet Cemetery Is Equal Parts Creepy and Cute

These headstones are from a long-lost Depression-era pet cemetery hidden in the woods of New Hartford, NY.