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Several criminal cases have been filed in Kane District Court.
Dave Engman is the presiding judge.
Information on the following cases is from official court documents:
*Randy Hugh McCaslin, 45, of 9 High St., Mt. Jewett, is charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, failure to drive within a single lane, careless driving, operating a vehicle while possessing an open container of alcohol and failure to produce a driverâ€™s license.
A test showed the defendantâ€™s blood alcohol content (BAC) to be .26 percentâ€”more than triple the legal limit.
State Police Corporal David Smith filed the charges after stopping the defendantâ€™s black 2001 Ford pickup truck on Main Street (Route 6) in Mt. Jewett near Kushequa Avenue.
*Justin A. Thiry, 24, of 711 Greendale Road, Wetmore Township, is charged with DUIÂ (alcohol).
A test showed the defendantâ€™s BAC to be .279 percentâ€”more than triple the legal limit.
Kane Borough Police Officer Bill Nichols placed the charge. The defendant was driving a tan 2003 Ford Explorer on Field Street in Kane at the time of the traffic stop.
*Corry Charles Chittester, 32, of 4003 Route 6, Kane, is charged with DUI (alcohol), failure to drive on the right half of the roadway and careless driving.
A test showed the defendantâ€™s BAC to be .217 percentâ€”more than double the legal limit.
State Police Trooper Frank Milliard placed the charges after investigating a traffic accident on West Kane Road near Reigel Road in Wetmore Township.
The defendant was driving a silver 1999 GMC Sierra south on West Wind Road. He allegedly â€śfailed to negotiate a curve in the roadway while answering his cell phone,â€ť court records show. The vehicle crossed into the opposite traffic lane and â€śexited the roadway onto the east berm,â€ť court documents indicate.
See full article by purchasing the April 7 edition of The Kane Republican.