Oswego County Sheriff’s Office: Friday, 7/10/09

As submitted by the Sheriff’s Department

On 7/4/09 at 3:06 a.m., Phillip B. Epstein, 22, of PO Box 283, Sandy Creek, NY was operating a 1996 Subaru eastbound on CR 15 in the Town of Sandy Creek and reportedly lost control, leaving the north side of the roadway, hitting wooden stairs and deck of a residence at 3271 CR 15 and then continued easterly hitting an utility pole and then into the residence at 3269 CR 15 where it came to rest. Mr. Epstein was transported by ambulance to SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He was issued tickets for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a MV, 3rd degree, Failure to Keep Right and Operator of MV w/o Seatbelt. Failure to keep right and alcohol seem to have been contributing factors.

On 7/9/09, Ronald A. Barber, 27, of 38 Marlborough Rd., Rochester, NY was arrested at the Oswego County Correctional Facility for Assault, 2nd degree, a class D felony stemming from the investigation into an incident which reportedly took place at the OCJ where he allegedly punched a fellow inmate in the eye. Mr. Barber was arraigned before Hon. Walter Hafner, Oswego County Court and remanded to the Oswego County Correctional Facility in lieu of $2500.00 cash or $5000.00 bond with a return to Oswego City Court on 7/14/09.