Man jailed on $10,000 bail in liquor store burglary

A man accused of breaking into a South George Street Liquor store last month was arraigned before Judge Daniel C. Wilson in City Court Thursday.

Bail was set at $10,000 for Rafael W. Colon, 31, of 321 Mohawk St., charged with third-degree burglary. His case was adjourned to Aug. 11. Bail was not met and he was sent to county jail.

Police said at 1:01 a.m. July 28, Colon entered Bostwick’s Liquor Store, 204 S. George St., by breaking a front window. While inside, he also stole a money box, police said.

Also in City Court:

• Nigel Smart, 33, an inmate at Mohawk Correctional Facility, was granted a one-year conditional discharge and ordered to pay a $160 surcharge on a count of second-degree possession of prison contraband.

Inv. David Amotio said at 11:24 p.m. April 24, Smart was found in possession of a cell phone.

• A count of unlawful possession of marijuana against Todd A. Schreiner, 40, of 313 1/2 N. Charles St., was dismissed. His case on a count of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance was adjourned for sentencing to Aug. 15.

State Trooper Robert Belensky said at 4:53 p.m. July 16, Schreiner was found in possession of a metal smoking pipe containing cocaine residue during a suspicious vehicle investigation on West Dominick Street.

• Emmanuel C. Clothakis, 44, of 7980 Northwood Drive, was ordered to pay a $200 fine, plus restitution and a 5 percent surcharge on a count of petty larceny. He was also granted a one-year conditional discharge on the condition he cooperate with counseling and treatment. Another count of petty larceny was dismissed.

Police said at about noon Feb. 28, Clothakis stole $48.14 from Denny’s Restaurant on South James Street by requesting a refund from restaurant employees for food he did not purchase.