Her colleague is probably Ben Dennis, a recent Penn State grad who’s interned at CNN and CBS News. His Animal Control outfit is appropriate for a visit to the Joyce Barton gang’s turf; on a drug-fueled romp, the gang’s crazier than a sack of rats. (Apologies if we got the names wrong. Our cameras aren’t as good as yours. )
It seems likely the news team’s visit was inspired by our widely viewed coverage of the Barton gang’s 5/18 assault on herkimerpost.com editor Linda Kaidan. Despite being warned that she’d be beaten if she crossed the street from her home to the Barton gang’s 333 Pleasant Avenue, side, she did so. And was beaten.
Like Kaidan, Pavlovsky stepped onto Joyce Barton’s public sidewalk, camera rolling. Kaidan’s assailant Shianne Hill, on a year’s probation for her cowardly assault, was present on the porch but did not attack Pavolvsky. Of course, there was an Animal Control officer present.
The WUTR news team then plunged down the driveway between the Barton’s and a neighboring house. (Never been down there–“Here Lie Dragons.” There’s a smaller house at the base of the driveway.) They emerged unscathed, presumably after interviewing a few folks, then left.
A Heartening Visit
We were very heartened by the WUTR news team’s visit –we’ve been under siege for four years with not a word support from the Herkimer community. We hope WUTR’s interest in Herkimer’s entrenched criminal community and it’s depraved lawlessness continues. Our criminal neighbors don’t do well in sunlight.
(Conversation overheard later that day from the Barton’s side of the street: “How come you guys hit an old lady?” “We didn’t know she was that old.”)
Poison Gas Attacks Ramp Up after Reporters Visit
This is the 17th month of poison attacks on us. Following Shianne Hill’s arrest in May, attacks dropped off to an occasional sniping driveby or backyard spraying from the direction of Eureka Avenue. But they’ve ramped up again, following the broadcast journalists’ filming of Barton gang and their Pleasant Avenue lair.
Prime spraying time is now the morning when we’re out or in our front yard. We often return to find our driveway filled with pesticide, and get hit with it from drivebys if we linger out front. Chemical foggers dispensing volatized pesticide from beneath passing vehicles remain the weapon of choice. The Barton ‘s ancient pickup still seems the primary delivery vehicle, with backup from one or two allied vehicles. (How does that heap get an inspection sticker every year?)
Our lessening problems aside, it’s obvious that Herkimer and the entire Mohawk Valley are undergoing a rapid sea change of rising prosperity, fueled by climate change relocation and the resulting booming real estate sales. Prosperity dooms criminals like the Barton gang. They feed off of others poverty and desperation. Solid reporting and robust social media exposure will speed their end.
For months, depraved criminals openly used weapons of mass destruction to poison us, our neighbors, and much of South Herkimer Village, drifting toxic mists forming from the witch’s brew of pesticides they released on us.
Thanks to law enforcement drone surveillance coordinated with ground intercepts, the driveby poison gas attacks on us using hand foggers here on Herkimer’s Pleasant Avenue have been stopped. The last driveby gas attack we noted was on 10/11, and that didn’t seem part of the earlier coordinated attacks. Those had ended some weeks before. Anyone arrested is probably looking at some heavy federal prison time. Anyone not arrested is probably sweating being turned in for lighter sentences.
The Last Herkimer Poison Gas Attacks?
The last Herkimer poison gas attacks on our home (330 Pleasant Avenue) that we noted were on 11/14 between 9:00 and 9:15 pm, and 11/22 at 3:30 a.m. Both attacks were from either the rear or the 328 Pleasant side of our house. They were close together, each signaled by multiple “Whomps” of released compression, like a mortar firing or a bear’s loud whuff. The pesticide was probably released by timer in an attempt to outwit drone surveillance by an absence of suspects in the likely areas at the reported time of the attack. Any toxics fired down our driveway also poisoned the street and neighboring homes.
Herkimer Poison Gas Attacks – The Bad News
Although the driveby poison gas sprayers seem gone, other poisoners are still here. They’re part of the back and side yard gassing squad.
These were coordinated attacks, using a carefully chosen array of pesticides and agricultural pesticide dispensing equipment. Given the limited nature of the Sykes gang members, a rogue agricultural pesticide expert was probably consulted. Gassing attacks from yards continued after the drivebys ended. Larger poisoning gear was probably set for late night timed release, as it was in this video. The video shows the two types of attacks, streaming and misting. Watch carefully on the lower right at 0.48, and you’ll see the poison mist from a handfogger enter the yard next door from the driveway, then dissipate.
Herkimer Poison Gas Attacks — the Creepy Stalking Meth Heads
Here’s a video showing two of our camera-shy, suspected poison gassers. They specialize in the late night gassing of us from rear and side yards. We call them Thing 1 and Thing 2, or collectively, the drunks. (They’re on a different road to Hell than alcohol, but their speech is often slurred.) They’re creepy.
These two depraved specimens of the ravages of meth amphetamine addiction have had much to do with the scores of overlapping poison gas attacks on us, here on Herkimer’s Pleasant Avenue. They’re proud of their work and will come up to you on the sidewalk and ask with a grin, “How do you like being gassed?” (Reply: “How do you like going to Hell?”)
I call them Thing 1 and Thing 2, and collectively, the drunks, as they often sound drunk. They’re known associates of Herkimer’s Stanley Sykes gang, which is embedded in two Jay Smith houses on the other side of us, at 334 Pleasant Avenue and 341 Eureka Avenue. The Sykes’ gang loudly holds us and our video-rich blog responsible for their unprofitable trafficking operations. (For a long time, they didn’t believe in surveillance drones, and so never bothered to look up.)
Night often finds the drunks stalking our property, making mischief and peering at our cameras to see if the little red lights are on. In this video, one of them immediately notices our door camera is missing (firmware update), and comes to check on our health and try to scope out the locks and sensors. He ignores two No Trespassing signs. He asks for me. He was told he was trespassing and sent off. Typically, our criminal visitors ask for whichever one of us the two of us doesn’t answer the door. They’re sent to see if we’re yet sickened and dying.
The nighttime drunk in the video contents himself with scoping out our street-side cameras and either chatting with them, or possibly blessing us and our home.
We’ve heard Stanley Sykes declare to his krew that he paid for the right to traffic out of his multi-house Herkimer location and vow that we will soon be gone. (In fairness, Stanley did offer us $1,500 for our house.)
Herkimer’s Stanley Sykes, the Addicts’ Friend
That’s the drunks’ yard seen from our back bedroom. The photo was taken on 11/22/17, the date of the last known poison gas attack on us. The two were apparently then gifted with the contents of those small white plastic bags littering their yard. Stanley Sykes was seen visiting them that day.
Both human husks are long-term tenants at Jay Smith’s 326 Pleasant Avenue. Harriett Tangorra’s vacant 328 Pleasant lies between us, it’s backyard wide open to them and pesticide dispensers. The houses on either side of their’s are for sale. Probably will be for a while.
Long Term Effects of Herkimer Poison Gas Attacks
The effects of these heinous attacks will continue to impact us, our neighbors and pets, and the Herkimer village environment for a long time. We’ve had health issues attributable to pesticide exposure. Our backyard remains toxic. Our beautiful birds are gone, poisoned in our yard from Sykes’ yard. We didn’t know that by feeding them, we were luring them to their deaths. And still, our poisoners are here.
On 4/23/17, Herkimer’s Stanley Sykes gang welcomed Spring with a 2 hour street festival of harassment, menacing and mobbing, held center street on Herkimer crime hub Pleasant Avenue. Stanley, wife Becky Sykes and son Kyle live at 341 Eureka Avenue, from which they control both 334 Pleasant Avenue and 341 Eureka’a parking lot activities.
Notable during the mobbing were Carrie Bass, AKA Carrie Ann Bass, of 334 Pleasant Avenue, the chubby gray-clad ball of fury seen in the video. She and her out-on-bail husband were the chief harassers and menacers. Over-the-top aggressive Carrie Bass at one point succeeded in driving folks off of 333 Pleasant Avenue’s porch into the house and had to be physically restrained.
Honorable mention goes to thug chief Stanley Sykes himself, of 341 Eureka, for anchoring the assault line, blessing the festivities with his presence as the young folks surged into action. Stanley Sykes is parking lot pack’s chieftain. Here he is on his way to visit with his harassment soul twin, Joyce Barton of 333 Pleasant Avenue.
Alleged Herkimer Sykes Heroin Dealer Out On Bail
Stanely Sykes son (below) was just arrested on a heroin trafficking charge, according to the overheard anguished wails of his Stanley Sykes family at the time. (Impossible not to hear, 25 yards away, in the parking lot.) The sale of his product supposedly resulted in the death of one of his buyers. The Sykeses and Carrie Bass were heard to complained of the unfairness of the wrongful death charge, as the lad (seen below) was a distributor not a manufacturer, and shouldn’t be held accountable for product safety.
Accusations Fly as Herkimer’s Stanley Sykes Gang Mobs Neighbors
We weren’t on the street for the festivities; we just heard waves of screams and curses and demented wailing. But our surveillance cams were there. Based on much analysis of feeds from multiple cameras, accusations hurled at Skyes’s son seem to have been sparked by what may have been an earlier “interaction” between Stanley Sykes’s out-on-bail son and the young blonde girl from Joyce Barton’s 333 Pleasant Avenue, seen in the video being interviewed by police. the young girl is often seen with the movable feast that are the parking lot kids from 334 Pleasant and 341 Eureka Avenues.
Whatever the cause, Carrie Ann Bass and the Stanley Sykes gang immediately attacked. The Sykes’ gangs street brawl ended with the arrival of the Herkimer police, two hours after the start of events.
Herkimer’s Stanley Sykes Family – A History of Harassment
I don’t know the junior Sykes lad’s first name. He was was featured in our Drunks Along the Mohawk post with its Booze Brothers videos. He’s one of the two seen drinking and harassing others in the street and passing out stuff from an odd orange bag, all in front of the notorious Joyce and Douglas Barton’s 333 Pleasant Avenue. Seems he moved on from alcohol.
The Little Blonde Girl?
The little blonde girl at the 333 Pleasant Avenue is new to the Barton house. And she didn’t seem to have a parent present. She appeared very closed mouthed with the woman police officer who interviewed her. The woman who apparently had charge of her left her at Joyce Barton’s. In the video’s final scene, the girl’s eyes longingly follow her as she drives way.
Herkimer’s long been a child trafficking hub. It’s devilishly hard to spot most child trafficking without training and a flotilla of surveillance drones. I hope she’s isn’t yet another of Herkimer’s trafficked kids.
Aftermath of Herkimer’s Sykes Gang Rampage
It’s been fairly quiet along Herkimer’s Pleasant Avenue since the Stanley Sykes mob tore up the street. Stanley Sykes and Joyce Barton appear to remain friends and colleagues. It’s rumored they’ve known each other since Utica.
Herkimer’s Stanley Sykes Gang = 13
Excluding duplicate gang members, I counted 13 in Stanley Sykes’ gang. Most either appear to live at 334 Pleasant or 341 Eureka Avenues, or are such frequent visitors they might as well be. They’re originally from Utica. Check my math using the photo carousel. I wasn’t trying to capture faces–that’s what surveillance drones do.)
Tip of the Spear: 5 Parking Lot Reserves: 6 Street Harassers: 2
Herkimer’s Stanley Sykes’ Parking Lot Gang Readies for Growth?
Stanley Sykes has turned his landlord Jay Smith’s 334 Pleasant – 341 Eureka parking lot (seen below), into an encampment, ready to receive more troops. Given Sykes history, we assume reinforcement are coming from his extended family’s turf in nearby Utica.
334 Pleasant -341 Eureka Avenues Herkimer parking lot. This once hidden hub of crime has become a favorite gathering spot for police surveillance drones. Death-defying nearby bloggers find it a colorful topic. [Editor’s note: Stanley Sykes folded his bivouac folded on Sunday, 5/28.]