Tuesday, 21 November 2017 15:07

November 22nd - November 30th

COURT

Antonio E. Barrone aka Mario J. Stacchini aka Antonia E. Barrone, 48, of Albany, was sentenced Nov. 11 to 1-3 years in state prison after pleading to two felony counts DWI, one felony count and two misdemeanor counts aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, criminal impersonation, fleeing an officer, and unlawful possession of marijuana, in connection with incidents that occurred in the town of Wilton.    

Aaron M. Current, 26, Saratoga Springs, pleaded Nov. 17 to criminal contempt. Sentencing scheduled Jan. 19, 2018. 

Brandon Sewall, 24, Amsterdam, pleaded Nov. 17 to felony attempted assault in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled
Jan. 19, 2018. 

POLICE

James M. Brush, age 42, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 17 with felony grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property. It is alleged that Brush, who was a member of a painting team working at a home on Echo Ridge Drive, stole jewelry from the home valued in excess of $13,000. Police said “a good portion” of the jewelry has been recovered.  Brush was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $2,000 cash, or $4,000 bond.   

Susan E. Steenburgh, age 32, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 17 with misdemeanor assault, criminal mischief, and aggravated criminal contempt, a felony. 

James S. Sluti, age 33, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov.
17 with misdemeanor criminal contempt. 

Zachary J. Johnson, age 20, Gansevoort, was charged Nov. 16 with two felony counts criminal sale of a controlled substance. 

Michael W. Ballaris, age 29, Portland, Oregon, was charged Nov. 16 with misdemeanor DWI, speeding, and following a vehicle too closely. 

Michael O. Murphy, age 53, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 15 with criminal mischief
unlawful imprisonment. 

Kimberly A. Chrysler, age 21, Gansevoort, was charged Nov. 15 with aggravated unlicensed operation, operating an unregistered motor vehicle on highway, and no/expired
inspection certificate. 

Clifford L. Staring, age 60, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 15 with reckless endangerment. 

Matthan Garland, age 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 14 with criminal contempt. 

Bow Shee, age 27, Nashville, Tennessee, was charged Nov. 12 with misdemeanor DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation, consumption of alcoholic beverages, making an unsafe lane change and driving on shoulders and slopes.

Samuel R. Heroux, age 20, Ballston Lake, was charged Nov. 12 with unauthorized use of a vehicle. 

Elmer L. Santiago, age 45, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 11 with assault, and criminal possession of a weapon. Both charges are felonies. 

Bradley M. Clifford, age 34, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 11 with disorderly conduct, harassment, and attempted assault. 

Valerie A. Bailey, age 53, Copake, was charged Nov. 11 with aggravated unlicensed operation, and following motor vehicle too closely. 

Marshall J. Mendez-Renta, age 22, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 11 with criminally using drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence- a felony, and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Melanie O. Munoz, age 22, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 11 with two misdemeanor counts criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally using drug paraphernalia, and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Timothy R. O’Connell, age 21, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 17 with misdemeanor DWI. 

Adam Zawartkay, age 27, Stony Creek, was charged Nov. 17 with aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor, and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration. 

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 16 November 2017 18:46

November 17th - November 21st

COURT

Nathan K. Stone, 27, of Middle Grove, pleaded Nov. 9 to felony burglary in Milton. Sentencing scheduled Jan. 18, 2018. 

Paula A. Watts, 35, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Nov. 8 to five years of probation, after pleading to aggravated DWI with a child, in Saratoga Springs. 

Juliana S. Dreweck, 41, of Schenectady pleaded Nov. 6 to felony DWI in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled for Nov. 25. 

Ezekiel J. West, 24, of Schenectady, was sentenced Nov. 6 to 1.5 years state prison, after pleading to attempted criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, in Saratoga Springs. 

Hartley E. Waller, 28, of Schuylerville, was sentenced Nov. 3 to 1.5 years state prison, after pleading to rape, in connection with an incident in Mechanicville. 

Alycia M. Andreadakis, 43, of Ballston Spa, pleaded Nov. 3 to felony attempted burglary, in Ballston. Sentencing scheduled Jan. 12, 2018. 

POLICE

Sarah E. Blackwell, 23, Cohoes, was charged Nov. 9 with false impersonation. 

Roy W Mort, 28, Cohoes, was charged Nov. 9 with criminal contempt first degree-felony. 

Clifford Williams, 54, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 8 with offering a false instrumant for filing – felony, welfare fraud – a misdemeanor.

Daniel B. Bonesteel, 49, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 8 with four misdemeanor counts criminal possession of a weapon, and one count assault.

Glen A. Perry, 33, Corinth, was charged Nov. 8 with aggravated unlicensed operation, unlawful use of mobile phones in motor vehicle, no/expired insurance, operating unregistered motor vehicle on highway.

Kevin D. Gailor, 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 8 with assault.

Katelyn A. Spadafora, 28, Ballston Spa, was charged Nov. 8 with criminal mischief.

Randy L. Jones, 50, Schenectady, was charged Nov. 8 with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Fernando Loachamin, 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 6 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Jonathan A. Shannon, 19, Greenfield Center, was charged Nov. 6 with two felony counts criminal sale of marijuana. 

Craig A. Plummer, 58, Greenfield, was charged Nov. 3 with unlicensed operation/refused chemical test. 

Kristin M. Anderson, 31, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 3 with endangering the welfare of a child.

Jill A. Mason, 31, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 3 with misdemeanor DWI, and criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Justin E. Horsfield, 34, Argyle, was charged Nov. 3 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, failure to signal a turn. 

Anthony P. Delaurie, 40, Gansevoort, was charged Nov. 2 with misdemeanor assault.

Kortni I. Liedel, 21, Ballston Spa, was charged Nov. 2 with aggravated unlicensed operation, failure to display registration. 

Sean J. Cooney, 46, Central Square, was charged Nov. 2 with misdemeanor DWI, and aggravated DWI.

Kimberly C. McFerran, 40, Mariah Center, was charged Nov. 2 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Erin L. Canning, 39, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 2 with aggravated harassment.

John M. Ruggiero, 32, Rexford, was charged Nov. 2 with misdemeanor DWI, and failure to obey traffic control device. 

Samantha L. Jacobson, 30, Albany, was charged Nov. 2 with misdemeanor DWI, unsafe lane change, failure to keep right.

Jerald V. Stephen, 40, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 1 with obstruction of breathing or blood circulation.

Alberto Lijo, 23, Parsippany, was charged Nov. 1 with criminal possession of marijuana, criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Patrick F. Mcloughlin, 26, Niskayuna, was charged Nov. 1 with misdemeanor DWI, speeding, aggravated DWI, and aggravated unlicensed operation.

Randy L. Jones, 50, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 31 with misdemeanor petit larceny. 

John P. Valentin, 22, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 31 with obstruction of breathing or blood circulation.

Nicholas M. Pucci, 27, Cohoes, was charged Oct. 31
with criminal mischief.

David D. Farr, 36, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 31 with attempt petit larceny, criminal possession stolen property, and two counts criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Anna J. Jastrzab, 31, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 31 with misdemeanor DWI, refuse pre-screen test, leaving the scene of an auto accident, and criminal mischief. 

Mickey C. Knorr, 32, Queensbury, was charged Oct. 29 with misdemeanor DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation, failure to notify DMV change of address, following motor vehicle
too closely. 

Danielle D. Montville, 24, Saratoga Springs, and Kysha T. Truong, age 25, Ballston Spa, were each charged Oct. 29 with assault.

Galen J. Seerup, 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 28 with felony DWI, and operating motor vehicle suspended registration

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 09 November 2017 20:05

November 10th - November 16th

COURT

Noah Graj, 38, of Pleasantville, was sentenced Oct. 30 to five years of probation, after pleading to attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance, in Saratoga Springs. 

Aleah A. Carero, 20, of Greenfield, pleaded Oct. 31 to felony burglary. Sentencing scheduled Jan. 9, 2018. 

Kile W. West, 22, of Milton, pleaded Oct. 27 to felony burglary, in Greenfield. Sentencing scheduled for Jan. 15. 

Morgan C. McKinnon-Burgess, 20, of Saratoga, was sentenced Nov. 2 to three years of probation, after pleading to felony forgery. 

Lance E. Abare, 26, of Corinth, was sentenced Nov. 2 to 1.5 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to felony burglary, in Moreau.

Devon J. Krisanda, 22, of Ballston Lake, pleaded Oct. 27 to attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony. Sentencing scheduled Jan. 5. 

POLICE

Amy E. Torres, age 26, Durham, North Carolina, was charged Oct. 26 with criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Lamont C. Washington, age 27, Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 26 with no/expired inspection certificate, aggravated unlicensed operation.

Brandyn M. French, age 27, Ballston Lake, was charged Oct. 25 with two felony counts criminal possession of stolen property and two misdemeanor counts theft of services/stolen credit card. 

Gregory M. Hogan, age 55, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 25 with assault.

Michael J. Vittengl, age 60, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 25 with petit larceny.

Stephen T. Ouimet, age 42, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 25 with endangering the welfare of a child 

Kenyn T. Shattuck, age 25, Middle Grove, was charged Oct. 25 with aggravated unlicensed operation, failed to stop at stop sign.   

Carolyn M. Kroll, age 50, Schenectady, was charged Oct. 24 with criminal possession of a forged instrument – felony.   

Kimberly J. Daignault, age 48, Gansevoort, was charged Oct. 24 with aggravated unlicensed operation, fail to obey traffic control device. 

Ashley A. Tappan, age 31, Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 24 with felony DWI. two misdemeanor counts criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Elizabeth A. Lloyd, age 28, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 23 with aggravated unlicensed operation, operating unregistered motor vehicle on highway.   

Riley J. Cage, age 16, Wilton, was charged Oct. 23 with unlawful possession of weapon upon school grounds. 

Ashley M. Abbott, 25, of Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 31 with two counts assault and two counts endangering the welfare of a child. She is accused of physically disciplining two children – 9 and 4 years of age, respectively – with a belt which resulted in physical injury, in the town of Milton. 

Reece N. Freeman, 20, of Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 28 with DWI, reckless endangerment and falsely reporting an incident. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department, it is alleged Freeman informed police on scene that he was a passenger in a vehicle that was submerged in water, prompting deputies to enter the water in an effort to offer assistance. Freeman subsequently admitted he was the operator of the vehicle and no one else was inside the car, according to police. 

Jeremiah R. Bennett, 18, of Schenectady, was charged Nov. 1 with felony burglary and grand larceny. It is alleged he entered the attached garage of a dwelling in the town of Ballston and stole an item valued at over $1,000.  Bennett was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash, or $10,000 bond. 

Lee W. Steele, 62, of Milton, was charged Nov. 1 with misdemeanor sexual abuse, on the suspicion that he had sexual contact with a 17-year-old female victim who is deemed intellectually disabled, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department.

Ricardo Bastidas, age 37, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 17 with aggravated unlicensed operation, speeding. 

Jessica L. Colton, age 33, Greenfield Center, was charged Oct. 17 with aggravated unlicensed operation, fail to obey traffic control device. 

Joshua C. Busold, age 19, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 16 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, equipment (tinted rear window), failed to signal a turn.

James S. Sluti, age 33, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 16 with criminal contempt, assault, criminal mischief. 

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 02 November 2017 17:51

November 3rd - November 9th

COURT

Garrett M. Weatherwax, 23, of Ballston Spa, pleaded Oct. 25 to promoting a sexual performance by a child, a felony. Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 20. 

Frank J. Rossi, 26, of Mechanicville, was sentenced Oct. 24 to five years of probation, after pleading to criminal contempt, in connection with an incident in Malta. 

Victor C. Mattson, 39, of Rotterdam Junction, pleaded on Oct. 23 to robbery, in connection with an incident in Ballston. Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 18. 

Lisa M. Lyng, 37, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Oct. 23 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI in Wilton.   

Michael J. Davis, of Clifton Park, was sentenced Oct. 23 to 15 years in state prison and 1-1/2 to 3 years post-release supervision, for menacing a police officer, criminal contempt, and assault.  On April 16, Davis, with a shotgun, entered the home of his wife and children in the town of Halfmoon in violation of a stay-away order of protection. His wife and children, in addition to other children in the home at the time, were able to flee unharmed. Davis fired several shots out the window of the residence at officers, according to the county district attorney’s office, before eventually surrendering to authorities more than 20 hours after the start of negotiations with state police. 

Jeanne E. Gorcesky, 50, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded Oct. 19 to felony DWI in connection with an incident in Wilton. Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 17. 

Angela M. Burnside, 36, of Ballston Lake, was sentenced Oct. 19 to three years of probation, after pleading to aggravated DWI, a felony, in Ballston Spa. 

POLICE

Lance M. Smith, age 23, of Mayfield, was charged Oct. 25 with tampering with physical evidence – a felony, DWI while operating a commercial vehicle, aggravated DWI felony, unreasonable speed, operating out of class, and fail to keep right. At 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 25, the Saratoga Springs Police responded to Geyser Road at the railroad overpass for an overturned box truck blocking the roadway, located about 1/2 mile west of Route 50.  According to police, the truck went off the right side of the roadway colliding with the guiderail, and subsequently overturned on its side. The driver and sole occupant of the truck was not injured, but was allegedly found to be intoxicated. 

Christopher R. Bergeron, 38, currently at Greene Correctional Facility, was charged Oct. 24 with five counts burglary, in connection with five separate incidents reported in July and August of 2016, in which Bergeron is accused of burglarizing two homes in Corinth, and one each in the towns of Ballston, Providence and Greenfield.

Kristopher F. Docherty, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 27 with felony assault. he is accused of causing physical injury by throwing a bottle of wine at a woman following an alleged domestic incident in Wilton. 

Richard A. Faria III, 39, of Mechanicville, was charged Oct. 20 with Criminal Possession of a Weapon, and Grand Larceny, after allegedly stealing a handgun from a residence he was conducting work in, in the town of Ballston. 

Brian A. Mollnow, age 21, Clifton Park, was charged Oct. 22 with misdemeanor DWI. 

Attilia M. Lee, age 20, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 22 with criminal possession of a forged instrument – felony. 

Monique N. Williams, age 26, Schenectady, was charged Oct. 22 with seven counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, and one count false impersonation. 

Robert Ruiz, age 38, Schenectady, was charged Oct. 22 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, and criminally using drug paraphernalia second degree.

Aniece M. Armstrong, age 29, Schenectady, was charged Oct. 20 with Offenses: aggravated unlicensed operation, failed to signal a turn, no/expired insurance. 

James A. Lorman, age 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 20 with public lewdness. 

Louis W. Rondinello, age 52, Hampton Bays, was charged Oct. 20 with reckless endangerment of property.

Anthony R. Fiorey, age 53, Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 20 with speeding, and aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Chad F. Harrison, age 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 17 with misdemeanor DWI and aggravated DWI, failure to signal a turn, failure to keep right. 

Brittany N. Sims, age 28, Schenectady, was charged Oct. 17 with unlawful possession of marijuana, operating mv impaired by drugs, speeding, criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Ricardo Bastidas, age 37, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 17 with aggravated unlicensed operation, speeding. 

Taylor L. Hudson, age 16, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 17 with assault, endangering the welfare of a child. 

Jessica L. Colton, age 33, Greenfield Center, was charged Oct. 17 with aggravated unlicensed operation, fail to obey traffic control device. 

Joshua C. Busold, age 19, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 16 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, equipment (tinted rear window), failed to signal a turn.

James S. Sluti, age 33, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 16 with criminal contempt, assault, criminal mischief. 

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 26 October 2017 18:23

October 27th - November 2nd

COURTS

Owen G. Phinney, 23, of Gansevoort, was sentenced Oct. 16 to 10 months jail, after pleading to felony aggravated unlicensed operation, misdemeanor DWI, assault and resisting arrest, in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs. 

Devon M. Ostrander, 22, of Milton, pleaded Oct. 16 to felony attempted assault. Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 4. 

Mensah L. Watson, 23, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded Oct. 18 to attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 6. 

Blake E. Labarge, 25, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded Oct. 18 to felony DWI in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 18. 

Adam J. Rouse, 32, of Hudson Falls, pleaded Oct. 18 to failure to report an address change to Saratoga Springs, a felony. Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 13. 

POLICE

Nacoda E. Meredith, age 20, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 20 with the felony charge of aggravated harassment in the second degree as a Hate Crime. Investigators from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Latham arrested Meredith after an investigation revealed that he was allegedly responsible for making racially motivated threats via social media.

Campus Security from Siena College contacted law enforcement the previous night regarding a report of an employee receiving racially motivated threats through a Facebook account. The threats specifically referenced the employee of Siena College and contained derogatory and racial statements as well as death threats to the employee and his family.  Officials located Meredith at his home in Saratoga Springs where he was taken into custody without incident. He was arraigned in the Town of Guilderland Court and sent to Albany County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash bail.  An order of protection was put into place at the arraignment and Meredith was ordered to receive a mental health evaluation.

Donald J. Koenig III, 46, of Corinth, was charged Oct. 19 with burglary in the third-degree. It is alleged that Koenig forced entry into an office building on Oct. 4 in the Town of Milton, doing damage to a window and stealing in excess of $2,000. 

Trevor J. Hammar, 27, of Milton, was charged Oct. 17 with three counts felony burglary, five counts felony grand larceny, and one misdemeanor count attempted identity theft. Hammar is alleged to have entered three homes in the town of Milton on different dates since the beginning of October, and had stolen assorted computer equipment, cash, cell phones, credit and debit cards, and other miscellaneous items. then attempted to use the debit cards at an ATM to withdraw money from the victims’ bank accounts.

Nelson D. Bruno, 27, and Tyler R. Paradis, 26, both of Ballston Spa, were each charged Oct. 11 with Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument. Bruno was additionally charged with seven counts burglary and Paradis three counts burglary. All charges are felonies.  Over the span of several months, both are suspected of entering multiple buildings in the towns of Ballston, Malta, and Wilton and stealing numerous items, including tools, construction equipment, lawn equipment, and bank checks which they allegedly forged and cashed.  Bruno was released on his own recognizance and Paradis was sent to Saratoga County Jail with no bail. Both will return to court at a later date.   

Susan E. Steenburgh, age 32, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 16 with assault. 

Mark Allen Proper, Age 49, Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 15 with aggravated unlicensed operation.

Edward Walton, Age 27, Waterford, was charged Oct. 15 with criminal possession of controlled substance. 

Chad M. Yetto, Age 34, Cohoes, was charged Oct. 14 with criminal trespass. 

York L. Mills, Age 28, Gansevoort, was charged Oct. 14 with criminal contempt. 

Londell C. Vanaernem, Age 41, Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 14 with criminal mischief. 

Dino A. Petrocelli, Age 58, Albany, was charged Oct. 14 with misdemeanor DWI, fail to keep right. 

S. Purdy, Age 42, Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 13 with reckless endangerment, obstructing governmental administration, circumvent interlock-court order-operate w/o device, aggravated unlicensed operation, fail to comply with lawful order of the police. 

Tino A. Liggero, Age 61, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 13 with endangering the welfare of a child. 

Rogerio F. Torres, Age 35, Schenectady, was charged Oct. 13 with criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Morris D. Vaughn, Age 33, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 13 with criminal mischief. 

Elizabeth J. Gallo, Age 25, Averill Park, was charged Oct. 13 with misdemeanor DWI, failed to stop at stop sign, fail to keep right, passed a red traffic signal light 

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 19 October 2017 18:44

Copy of October 20th - October 26th

COURT

Francis H. Joy, 34, of Malta was sentenced Oct. 11 to 3-1/2 years in state prison, after pleading to sexual abuse in the first-degree, in connection with an incident in Malta. 

Steven R. Jones, 25, of Queensbury, was sentenced Oct. 11 to one year in jail, after pleading to felony criminal contempt, in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs.   

William K. Hutton, 52, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded Oct. 12 to felony DWI. Sentencing scheduled Jan. 4. 

POLICE

Nathaniel J.   Danker 30, Scotia, was charged Oct. 12 with felony DWI, aggravated DWI, unreasonable speed, reckless endangerment. 

Christopher Shannon, 37, Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 12 with misdemeanor DWI.   

Sean M. Carey, 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 12 with operating a motor vehicle mv impaired by drugs. 

Steven A. Keene, 29, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 12 with unlawful possession of marijuana, criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Jennifer L. Hallowell, 42, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 12 with harassment, resisting arrest, criminal tampering, assault. 

Caeli Paige, 23, Victory Mills, was charged Oct. 12 with speeding, aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Alonte J. White, 26, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 10 with three counts assault, two counts robbery. White was charged following a lengthy investigation conducted by the Saratoga Springs Police Department.  It is alleged that White assaulted and stole money from a victim, whose injuries during the incident required treatment at Saratoga Hospital. White was arraigned in Saratoga County Court and was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail, or $200,000 bond, according to police.       

Griffin P. Edwards, 19, Delmar, was charged Oct. 10 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Matthew R. Barton, 34, Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 10 with misdemeanor DWI, aggravated DWI, leaving the scene of an auto accident (property), following motor vehicle too closely. 

Justin N. Ware, 25, Troy, was charged Oct. 9 with stalking, criminal contempt, aggravated family offense – a felony. 

William J. Deaprix, 29, Scotia, was charged Oct. 8 with misdemeanor DWI, driving the wrong way on a one-way street. 

Nicholas C. Georgalas, 19, Massapequa, was charged Oct. 7 with criminal mischief.    

John J. Guerin, 39, Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 7 with criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Carlos Perez, 22, Amsterdam, was charged Oct. 7 with two felony counts and one misdemeanor count criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, criminal impersonation. 

Joseph R. Bozony, 22, Saratoga Springs was charged Oct. 7 aggravated unlicensed operation.

Kristen L. Fuller, 30, Saratoga Springs was charged Oct. 6 with aggravated unlicensed operation, failure to stop at a stop sign, failure to signal a turn.    

Joseph A. Romero, 18, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 6 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, trespassing. 

Timothy P. McHugh, 57, Latham, was charged Oct. 6 with felony grand larceny.      

Celestino G. Moreira, 54, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 6 with failure to stop at stop sign, aggravated unlicensed operation, operating unregistered motor vehicle on highway. 

John Lavada, 27, Mayfield, was charged Oct. 7 with eight misdemeanor counts petit larceny. 

Anthony F. Aubin, 27, Clifton Park, was charged Oct. 5 with two felony counts grand larceny.   

James P. Purdy, 30, Stillwater, was charged Oct.4 with misdemeanor petit larceny.   

Amy L. Lavoy, 37, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 4 with aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor. 

Marcus T. Jackson, 28, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 3 with attempted assault, and criminal mischief.    

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 12 October 2017 18:18

October 13th - October 19th

COURTS

Wayne M. Bakken II, 20, of Saratoga, pleaded Oct. 6 to promoting prison contraband, a felony. Sentencing scheduled Dec. 1. 

Jared M. Tenace, 27, of Schenectady, pleaded Oct. 6 to criminal possession of stolen property, a felony, in connection with an incident in Milton. Sentencing scheduled Dec. 1. 

Nathaniel A. Harrington, 37, of Hudson Falls, pleaded Oct. 6 to promoting prison contraband. Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 1. 

John P. Allen, 54, of Middle Grove, was sentenced Oct. 2 to time served and five years of probation, after pleading to felony criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Lawrence D. Wright, 64, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Oct. 2 to 2 to 4 years in state prison, after pleading to felony promoting a sexual performance by a child. 

Meriah M. Riley, 25, of Saratoga, was sentenced Oct. 2 to 1.5 years in state prison, after pleading to felony criminal possession of a controlled substance in Wilton. 

Jonathan R. Higley, 20, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Oct. 2 to 10 months and two weeks in jail, after pleading to felony DWI in Milton. 

Marshall G. Gaudet, 32, of Malta, pleaded on Oct. 2 to felony rape, predatory sexual assault against a child, and two counts possessing sexual performance of a child. He was accused of a 55-count indictment in February of having created multiple items of child pornography using multiple children between 2013 and 2016. During the creation of the child pornography, he also committed acts of rape and sexual assault, according to the Saratoga County District Attorney’s office. Sentencing is scheduled for Dec. 4, during which Gaudet faces a sentence of imprisonment of 25-years-to-life. 

Paul J. Sims, 25, of Stillwater, pleaded Oct. 4 to felony DWI related to an incident that occurred in Malta, on April 29, and felony criminal mischief – regarding an incident in Saratoga Springs on June 18. Sentencing scheduled for Nov. 29. 

POLICE

Rakell L. Dutcher, 32, of Galway, was charged Sept. 28 with DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, refusal of a pre-screen test, and endangering the welfare of a child. Dutcher is accused of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated at a time when she had three children under the age of 15 in the vehicle. She is also accused of having a revoked driver’s license at the time. 

Dana M. Crispell, 35, of Troy, was charged Oct. 3 with felony aggravated DWI, misdemeanor DWI, and endangering the welfare of a child. Crispell is accused of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated in Stillwater while she had two children under the age of 15 in the vehicle. She was released on her own recognizance. 

Chelsea R. Shafts, 23, of Round Lake, was charged Oct. 1 with misdemeanor petit larceny, following the alleged theft of an iPad from a home in the village of Round Lake.  Shafts is accused of stealing the iPad and pawning it for profit. The iPad was recovered and returned to the owner. She was released on an appearance ticket. 

Amy E. Theriault, age 36, Freeport, Maine, was charged Oct. 1 with misdemeanor DWI, and fail to obey traffic control device.

Kevin M. Sullivan, age 60, Fairport, was charged Oct. 1 with misdemeanor DWI and aggravated DWI, unlawful possession of marijuana, failed to stop at stop sign. 

Nathan W. Chase, age 27, Clifton Park, was charged Sept. 30 with aggravated unlicensed operation, no/expired inspection certificate. 

William E. Mays, age 44, Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 30 with endangering the welfare of a child.

Larry L. Bakke, age 46, Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 30 with misdemeanor DWI.    

Garrette S. Ouellette, age 30, Ballston Spa, was charged Sept. 29 with criminal possession of marijuana, and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Ronald F. Owen, age 52, Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 29 with misdemeanor DWI, unlawful possession of marijuana, fail to keep right, refuse pre-screen test.

William C. Cooper, age 46, Schenectady, and Edward J. Hamil, age 61, Schenectady, were charged Sept. 29 with misdemeanor petit larceny. 

Aaron J. Brinkley, age 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 6 with aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony. According to police, Brinkley was seeking medical treatment for a dog bite allegedly suffered at his home when concerns were raised by comments Brinkley made as to the welfare of the dog following Brinkley being bitten. A subsequent investigation revealed Riko, a 1 to 2-year-old Boston Terrier, deceased on the back deck. Brinkley is accused of causing the dog’s death.  Brinkley was arraigned and sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash, or $30,000 bond.

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Thursday, 05 October 2017 18:01

October 6th - October 12th

POLICE

Four minors were charged in connection with a Tuesday morning incident at the Ballston Spa Central School District which resulted in the middle school and the high school going into lock-down mode. 

The most serious allegation – making a terroristic threat, a felony – was charged to a 14-year-old boy suspected of posting a threatening message on-line via Instagram. Three other boys – a 13-year-old and a 15-year-old from the town of Milton, and a 15-year-old from the village of Ballston Spa were each charged with the juvenile offense of unlawful possession of weapons by persons under the age of 16. 

Tuesday morning, Ballston Spa Central School District administrators contacted Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office school outreach officers with information that there had been an on-line threat made by a student about a shooting at the school. 

While investigating the allegation, authorities discovered information that another student had brought a weapon into school that morning. School administrators located the weapon and turned it over to Sheriff’s Office Investigators. An investigation by Sheriff’s Office personnel revealed that the weapon was a blank pistol that looked identical to a real firing pistol. 

All the juveniles were referred to the Saratoga County Probation Department. 

Last Friday, a 16-year-old Saratoga Springs High School student was charged with making a terroristic threat after allegedly posting a story on Snapchat about “shooting up the school.”    

Andrew J. Rivett, 24, of Gansevoort, was charged Sept. 28 with felony assault and the misdemeanors: criminal possession of a weapon, criminal obstruction of breathing, and unlawful imprisonment. Rivett is accused of causing serious physical injury to a woman known to him in Wilton, according to the Saratoga County Sheriffs Department. He was sent to County Jail in lieu of bail, or bond.    

Siobhan K. Ramos, age 25, Schenectady, was charged Sept. 28 with misdemeanor DWI, and aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Samantha M. Hamelin, age 22, So. Glens Falls, was charged Sept. 28 with misdemeanor DWI, failure to stop at stop sign, speeding, operating motor vehicle with a restriction. 

Kevin T. Lafleur, age 27, Malta, was charged Sept. 28 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Donald R. Mason, age 29, East Berne, was charged Sept. 27 with misdemeanor petit larceny, and criminal possession of stolen property. 

Melissa A. Beckwith, age 47, Gansevoort, was charged Sept. 27 with aggravated unlicensed operation, failure to stop at stop sign. 

Richard J. Robilotto, age 58, Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 27 with criminal possession of stolen property. 

Michael A. Coonradt, age 20, Granville, was charged Sept. 26 with three misdemeanor counts endangering the welfare of a child, criminal possession stolen property, reckless endangerment, and felony criminal possession of stolen property. 

Chad M. Cruger, age 18, Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 26 with misdemeanor petit larceny. 

Michael C. Gutto, age 30, Ballston Spa, was charged Sept. 25 with use of portable electronic devices, aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Jonathan L. Carleton, age 27, Ballston Spa, was charged Sept. 25 with criminal mischief. 

Logan M. Virkler, age 21, Ballston Spa, was charged Sept. 25 with aggravated unlicensed operation, no/expired inspection certificate. 

Ali M. Peltola, age 20, Middleborough, Massachusetts, was charged Sept. 24 with assault. 

Emery C. Huff, age 18, Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 23 with petit larceny.

Trevor L. Klock, age 31, Buffalo, was charged Sept. 23 with felony DWI.    

Timothy E. Bush, age 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 23 with harassment, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct. 

Corey P. McHale, age 34, Brooklyn, was charged Sept. 22 with misdemeanor DWI, refuse pre-screen test, two counts failed to signal a turn, fail to obey traffic control device.   

Gary J. Foersch, age 41, Dobbs Ferry, was charged Sept. 22 with criminal trespass. 

Dennis J. Landry, age 57, Mechanicville, was charged Sept. 22 with petit larceny.

David A. Day, age 28, Rock City Falls, was charged Sept. 22 with felony criminal contempt, three misdemeanor counts endangering the welfare of a child, and misdemeanor counts criminal mischief, harassment. 

Mason A. Weber, 24, of Stillwater, was charged Sept. 21 with two counts felony burglary. He is accused of entering a village home without permission and stealing property not belonging to him, and of entering a Subway restaurant in the town of Halfmoon and stealing two safes from the business.  Weber was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail, or $100,000 bond.

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Thursday, 28 September 2017 18:12

September 29th - October 5th

POLICE

Brianna L. Clark, age 19, Salem, was charged on Sept. 22 with misdemeanor DWI, fail to comply with lawful order of the police, resisting arrest. 

Jimmy M. Cross, age 38, Queensbury, was charged on Sept. 22 with two felony counts criminal possession of controlled substance. 

Michael R. Thum, age 31, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 21 with criminal possession of marijuana misdemeanor. 

Daniel L. Miele, age 31, Troy, was charged on Sept. 21 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, and criminal possession of marijuana. 

Savannah K. Meyre, age 20, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 21 with assault in the third degree, endangering the welfare of a child, obstruction of breathing or blood circulation. 

Branden T. Younes, age 19, Ballston Spa, was charged on Sept. 21 with operating motor vehicle impaired by drugs, and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Taylor B. Sousa, age 24, Fort Edward, was charged on Sept. 21 with failed to signal a turn, aggravated unlicensed operation, unlawful possession of marijuana, criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Sheila M. Griffin-Terrel, age 60, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 21 with petit larceny. 

Brittany L. Cashion, age 27, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 20 with aggravated unlicensed operation, and speeding. 

Andrew P. Felarca, age 31, Edmond, Oklahoma, was charged on Sept. 20 with misdemeanor DWI and misdemeanor aggravated DWI, fail to obey traffic control device, passed a red traffic signal light. 

Shannon M. Fontes-Page, age 47, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 19 with petit larceny.

Anthony M. Derose, age 22, Ballston Spa, was charged on Sept. 19 with aggravated unlicensed operation, unlawful possession of marijuana, criminal impersonation. 

Juan D. Jeanty, age 42, Schenectady, was charged on Sept. 18 with criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Azizi J. Smith, age 40, Schuylerville, was charged on Sept. 18 with speeding, failed to signal a turn, aggravated unlicensed operation, refusing a chemical test, circumvent interlock-court order, criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Glenn D. Clark, age 22, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 17 with criminal possession stolen property misdemeanor.

Christian B. Huston, age 26, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 17 with criminal contempt first degree- felony. 

James A. Wilsey, age 49, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 17 with criminal contempt second degree/disobedience. 

Devin P. Nelepovitz, age 29, Watervliet, was charged on Sept. 17 with misdemeanor DWI, misdemeanor aggravated DWI, fail to keep right, unsafe lane change. 

Izaiah Rodriguez, age 18, Cohoes, was charged on Sept. 16 with aggravated unlicensed operation. Muhammad N. Jahangir, age 22, Queensbury, was charged on Sept. 16 with fail to keep right, failed to stop at stop sign, aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Corey E. McCann, age 20, Amsterdam, was charged on Sept. 16 with resisting arrest- misdemeanor. 

Ryan W. Boyce, age 25, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 16 with aggravated unlicensed operation, following motor vehicle too closely. 

Donald V. Marsh, age 53, Waterford, was charged on Sept. 16 with carrying animal in a cruel manner, menacing, criminal possession of a weapon misdemeanor.

Russell L. Palmateer, age 40, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 16 with misdemeanor petit larceny. 

Kellsey M. Fraher, age 23, Greenwich, was charged on Sept. 15 with speeding, aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Alycia M. Andreadakis, 42, of Ballston Spa, was charged Sept. 8 with burglary, and grand larceny, and Moquisha M. Harrison, 30, of Amsterdam, with burglary, and petit larceny. They are suspected of unlawfully entering a building in the town of Ballston and stealing property from within July 28 and Aug. 28. Each was released to pre-trial services to appear in Ballston Town Court at a later date. 

COURT

According to the Saratoga County District Attorney’s office, on Sept. 22 Nikolai M. Mavashev, 19, of Mechanicville, and Joseph A. Broscko, 17, of Clifton Park, were arraigned and held without bail. 

Indictment charges are as follows:

Mavashev – felonies: murder in the first and second-degree, three counts robbery in the first-degree, assault in the first-degree, two counts criminal use of a firearm in the first-degree, criminal possession of a weapon, aggravated criminal possession of a weapon, manufacture/transport/disposition/defacement of weapons. Misdemeanors: criminal possession of stolen property, two counts petit larceny, growing of cannabis, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. 

Broscko – felonies: two counts murder in the second-degree; three counts robbery in the first-degree, assault in the first-degree, two counts criminal use of a firearm in the first-degree, criminal possession of a weapon, aggravated criminal possession of a weapon. Misdemeanors: criminal possession of stolen property, two counts petit larceny. 

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Thursday, 21 September 2017 16:53

September 22ndth - September 28th

COURT

Robert M. Herring Jr., 52, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Sept. 8 to 3-1/2 years in state prison, after pleading to two felony counts criminal sale of a controlled substance in Saratoga Springs.

Morgan C. McKinnon-Burgess, 20, of Saratoga, pleaded Sept. 8 to felony forgery. Sentencing scheduled Nov. 2. 

Paula A. Watts, 35, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded Sept. 8 to aggravated felony DWI. Sentencing scheduled Nov. 8. 

Sarah J. Wendell, 40, of Greenfield Center, pleaded Sept. 8 to felony DWAI. Sentencing scheduled Nov. 17. 

Rafael Brito, 21, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Sept. 11 to 1-3 years state prison, after pleading to failure to register as a sex offender, a felony. 

Ezekiel J. West, 24, of Schenectady, pleaded Sept. 11 to attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony. Sentencing scheduled Nov. 6. 

Jennifer C. Jenkins, of Schuylerville. was sentenced Sept. 12 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI, in Saratoga Springs. 

Jonathan J. Cyphers, 37, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Sept. 12 to four years state prison, after pleading to felony burglary, in Greenfield. 

Ryan P. Bussey, 39, of Waterford, was sentenced Sept. 13 to time served and five years of probation, after pleading to making a terroristic threat. 

Colin R. Murphy, 27, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Sept. 12 to three years in state prison, after pleading to felony attempted criminal possession of a weapon, in Saratoga Springs.

Edward J. Jones, 37, of Saratoga, was sentenced Sept. 13 to four years in state prison, after pleading to second degree rape. 

Robert H. Costanzo, 47, of Staten Island, was sentenced Sept. 13 to seven years in state prison, after pleading to felony burglary, in Saratoga Springs. 

POLICE

Chad M. Cruger, age 18, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 14 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, obstructing governmental administration. 

Corey E. McCann, age 20, Amsterdam, was charged on Sept. 14 with criminal impersonation.

Justin N. Ware, age 25, Troy, was charged on Sept. 14 with stalking, unlawful, assault, obstruction of breathing/blood-apply pressure. 

Ashley J. Hayes, age 29, Johnstown, was charged on Sept. 13 with petit larceny. 

John T. Reid, age 27, Fort Edward, was charged on Sept. 13 with misdemeanor DWI, speeding.   

Amanda L. Hatalski, age 37, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 12 with two counts endangering the welfare of a child, obstruction of breathing/blood-apply pressure.

Amanda L. Fitzgerald, age 25, Ballston Spa, was charged on Sept. 12 with aggravated unlicensed operation, fail to obey traffic control device, operate motor vehicle by unlicensed driver, operating out of class. 

Ben S. Joseph, age 34, Brooklyn, was charged on Sept. 12 with menacing. 

Michael J. Stone, age 63, Ballston Spa, was charged on Sept. 11 with public lewdness. 

Tyler E. Smith, age 17, Salem, was charged on Sept. 11 with assault. 

Brian W. Martin, age 32, Clifton Park, was charged on Sept. 11 with criminal mischief. 

Jessica A. Mancinone, age 37, Middle Grove, was charged on Sept. 11 with fail to obey traffic control device, misdemeanor DWI, refuse pre-screen test, criminal possession of a controlled substance, aggravated misdemeanor DWI.

Zackery H. Shippee, age 21, Corinth, was charged on Sept. 10 with aggravated unlicensed operation, failed to stop at stop sign.   

Athena M. Dilorenzo-Ryan, age 35, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 10 with assault, two counts endangering the welfare of a child, petit larceny. 

Gary A. Sanders, age 53, Brant Lake, was charged on Sept. 8 with operating motor vehicle impaired by drugs, registration plate display violation, criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

David L. Maslanka, age 68, Bolton Landing, was charged on Sept. 8 with grand larceny /credit card- felony.

Erin R. Madden, age 24, Greenfield Center, was charged on Sept. 8 with misdemeanor DWI, speeding, aggravated unlicensed operation. 

William C. Cooper, age 46, Schenectady, was charged on Sept. 7 with petit larceny.

Zachary T. McCoy, age 25, Albany, was charged on Sept. 7 with harassment - physical contact. 

Annemarie Brignoni, age 38, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 6 with aggravated unlicensed operation, no/expired inspection certificate, operating unregistered motor vehicle on highway. 

Corinne M. Calkins, age 31, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 6 with aggravated unlicensed operation.

Shannon M. Fontes-Page, age 47, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Sept. 5 with petit larceny. 

Nathan A. Belanger, age 39, Charlton, was charged on Sept. 5 with assault /intent physical injury.

Tony A. Deloatch, age 25, Saratoga Springs was charged on Sept. 4 with aggravated unlicensed operation.

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