Thursday, 14 September 2017 18:26

September 15th - September 21st

POLICE

Ramiz T. Hajratalli, age 31, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 28 with felony burglary He is suspected of illegally entering and unlawfully remaining within an occupied residence on Caroline Street during the early morning hours of July 28. He was released on $10,000 cash bail. The case was handed up to Saratoga County Court on Sept. 7 when two misdemeanor counts and one felony burglary count related to July 29 were applied, in addition to a second felony burglary count related to Aug. 11.

Deborah L. Latalladi, 55, of Wilton, was charged Sept. 3 with promoting prison contraband after allegedly possessing and attempting to pass two prescription pills to an inmate at the Saratoga County Correctional Facility.  The incident occurred during visitation and the contraband was recovered by Saratoga County Correctional Officers. 

Brianna M. Wiederhold, age 23, Fort Ann, was charged Sept. 4 with misdemeanor DWI and an unsafe lane change.

Kaprice M. Kennedy, age 26, Troy, and Naquwan J. Williamson, age 27, Cohoes, were each charged Sept. 3 with one felony count criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Reginald D. McCorkle, age 39, Wilton, was charged Sept. 3 with misdemeanor criminal possession of marijuana. 

Amanda S. Delyser, age 34, Ballston Spa, was charged Sept. 3 with aggravated unlicensed operation, and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

James R. Devoe, age 27, Greenwich, was charged Sept. 2 with misdemeanor DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation, and criminal possession of a weapon. 

Pamela J. Robak, age 47, Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 1 with operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs. 

Adam J. Rouse, age 32, Hudson Falls, was charged Sept. 1 with felony failure to register as a sex offender. 

Darrick D. Conners, age 44, Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 1 with felony burglary. 

Michael A. Coonradt, age 20, Granville, was charged Aug. 31 with two misdemeanor counts petit larceny.

Steven W. Harris, age 46, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 31 with misdemeanor petit larceny. 

John J. Guerin, age 38, Ballston Spa, was charged Aug. 31 with misdemeanor DWI, starting a parked vehicle, failed to signal a turn, registration plate display violation criminal possession of a controlled substance misdemeanor, and aggravated unlicensed operation.

Christopher Mora, age 25, Amsterdam, was charged Aug. 31 with misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

James E. Pennefeather, age 64, Johnson City, was charged Aug. 31 with misdemeanor DWI.

Lee J. Schmitt, age 67, Chatham, Massachusetts, was charged Aug. 30 with misdemeanor DWI.    

Helena F. Mchale, age 59, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 30 with misdemeanor petit larceny.    

William C. Navatto, age 54, Bloomfield, New Jersey, was charged Aug. 30 with misdemeanor DWI, speeding, and aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Patrick A. Baird, age 26, Ballston Spa, was charged Aug. 30 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Anika D. Powell, age 26, Saratoga Springs was charged Aug. 29 with misdemeanor attempted assault and criminal mischief. 

Christian B. Huston, age 26, Saratoga Springs was charged Aug. 29 with misdemeanor criminal contempt. 

Courtney A. Butler, age 23, Greenfield Center was charged Aug. 29 with misdemeanor DWI, fail to keep right and failure to notify DMV of change of address. 

Carson J. Davis, age 24, Corinth, was charged Aug. 29 with aggravated unlicensed operation, speeding, and operating motor vehicle suspended registration.

Carleah A. Herbert, age 38, Ballston Spa, was charged Aug. 29 with misapplication of property- a misdemeanor. 

Christopher J. Hughes, age 45, Boston, Massachusetts was charged Aug. 28 with criminal mischief and obstructing governmental administration. 

Matias Ezequiel-Rojas, age 27, Saratoga Springs was charged Aug. 28 with misdemeanor DWI, failed to signal a turn, failed to stop at stop sign, fail to keep right, operate motor vehicle by unlicensed driver. 

James S. Sluti, age 33, Saratoga Springs was charged Aug. 27 with misdemeanor criminal mischief.

Bryan D. Webb, age 55, Queensbury, was charged Aug. 26 with criminal possession of controlled substance felony. 

Andrew C. Drellos, age 29, Clifton Park, was charged Aug. 26 with criminal possession of a controlled substance misdemeanor.

Kyle D. C. Shuhart, age 30, Stillwater, was charged Aug. 26 with aggravated unlicensed operation.

Jesse R. Coleman, age 33, Ballston Spa, was charged Aug. 26 with misdemeanor DWI, leaving the scene of an auto accident, aggravated unlicensed operation, and felony criminal possession of a weapon. 

Norman P. Fuller, age 47, Saratoga Springs was charged Aug. 25 with unlawful imprisonment, assault, and criminal mischief. all offenses are misdemeanors. 

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 07 September 2017 18:33

September 8th - September 14th

POLICE

Brandon C. Willis, 23, of Hurley, was charged Aug. 28 with attempted to disseminating indecent material to minors in the first-degree. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, Willis is suspected of communicating with a female he believed to be 14 years old by text, with the intent to engage in sexual intercourse with her, and drove to Saratoga County to meet with her.  Authorities said the charge filed in this case was an attempt; Willis never had contact with a 14-year-old female.  His conversations were with an undercover investigator and not with an actual child.  Willis was arraigned in the Town of Ballston Court and held in lieu of $5,000 cash, or $10,000 bond.

Noah C. Surprenant-Wicks, 19, of Schuylerville, was charged Aug. 30 with burglary, and criminal possession of stolen property for allegedly unlawfully entering a residence in the Town of Wilton and committing the crime of larceny therein.  Three juvenile males, all Saratoga County residents and 15 years of age, are also accused in the incident. The stolen items, all sneakers, were found in possession of the defendants.  Suprenant-Wicks was arraigned and released to pre-trial services.  The three juveniles have been referred to the Saratoga County Probation Department. 

Kimberly T. Wessner, age 28, Dover, Florida, was charged Aug. 21 with felony DWI as a second offense,   unsafe lane change, operate motor vehicle by unlicensed, criminal possession of a controlled substance misdemeanor. 

Kevin M. Mulcahy, age 66, Troy, was charged Aug. 20 with misdemeanor DWI, two counts fail to keep right. 

Jonathan M. Smith, age 26, Amsterdam, was charged Aug. 20 with failed to stop at stop sign, aggravated unlicensed operation misdemeanor. 

Jeremy B. Ladue, age 21, South Glens Falls, was charged Aug. 20 with criminal tampering misdemeanor, two misdemeanor counts criminal mischief, felony burglary.

Rebecca D. Hitchcock, age 21, Theresa, was charged Aug. 20 with assault in the third-degree, a misdemeanor. 

Jeremy B. Ladue, age 21, South Glens Falls, was charged Aug. 19 with unlawfully driving on or across sidewalk, driving on shoulders and slopes, operating motor vehicle impaired by drugs, no/expired inspection certificate, failed to stop at stop sign. 

Miguel A. Benitez, age 22, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 19 with criminal trespass, and criminal contempt. 

Lauren A. Hayward, age 34, Glens Falls, was charged Aug. 19 with aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor. 

Jonathan T. Feller, age 32, Wilton, was charged Aug. 19 with misdemeanor DWI, speeding, unsafe lane change.

Trayisha A. Burks, age 25, Saratoga Springs, was charged was charged Aug. 18 with criminal possession of a controlled substance – felony; criminally using drug paraphernalia second degree- a misdemeanor. 

Marshall J. Mendez, age 21, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 18 with reckless endangerment in the second-degree- a misdemeanor.   

Melanie O. Munoz, age 21, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 18 with criminal trespass third-degree- a misdemeanor.

Austin D. Nolan, age 21, Ballston Spa, was charged was charged Aug. 17 with misdemeanor DWI, aggravated DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation, and operating unregistered motor vehicle on highway. 

Edwin Marcanodelaney, age 34, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 17 with assault in the second degree – felony, and criminal possession of a weapon – a misdemeanor. 

Eddie J. Gadrick, age 65, Hudson Falls, was charged Aug. 17 with misdemeanor DWI, fail to keep right, and aggravated DWI.   

Aimee A. Faville, age 27, Gloversville, and Anthony V. Giovanni, age 24, Saratoga Springs, were each charged Aug. 17 with criminal possession of a controlled substance – a misdemeanor. 

Robin T. Ramirez, age 36, Matthews, North Caroline, was charged Aug. 17 with misdemeanor DWI, fail to keep right, and speeding.      

James T. Ryerson, age 64, Oceanport, New Jersey was charged Aug. 16 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Paul F. Liguori, age 48, Clifton Park, was charged Aug. 16 with misdemeanor DWI, and speeding.   

Michael A. Decerbo, age 63, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 16 with criminal possession of marijuana fifth degree- a misdemeanor. 

Miguel A. Benitez, age 22, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 16 with misdemeanor assault. 

Carl L. Seymore, age 30, Albany, was charged Aug. 16 with aggravated unlicensed operation, no/expired inspection certificate, operating motor vehicle suspended registration, no/expired insurance. 

Jared E. Fields, age 24, Queensbury, was charged Aug. 16 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Seth A. Whipple, age 18, Corinth, and Sade G. Berger, age 20, Ballston Spa, were each charged Aug. 16 with misdemeanor criminal mischief.   

Sonia C. Ortega, age 28, North Bellmore, was charged Aug. 15 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, and criminal possession of marijuana fifth degree - both misdemeanors.

Steven J. Kaczor, age 35, Amsterdam, was charged Aug. 15 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, and criminal possession of marijuana fifth degree - both misdemeanors.

Bradford C. Bayer, age 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 14 with aggravated unlicensed operation, and following motor vehicle too closely. 

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 31 August 2017 19:15

September 1st - September 7th

COURT

Owen G. Phinney, 23, of Gansevoort, pleaded Aug. 18 to first degree aggravated unlicensed operation, misdemeanor DWI, assault, and resisting arrest, in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled Oct. 13.   

John L. Dowdell, III, 26, of Colonie, was sentenced Aug. 18 to five years of probation, after pleading to criminal possession of a weapon in the third-degree, in connection with an incident in Malta.

Ryan M. Jabaut, 23, of Fort Edward, was sentenced Aug. 18 to six months jail and five years of probation, after pleading to attempted dissemination of indecent materials to minors in the first-degree. 

Nicholas J. Murtlow, 28, of Middle Grove, was sentenced Aug. 21 to one year in Saratoga County Jail after pleading to felony DWI, in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs. 

Ryan Petronis, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Aug. 21 to 1-1/2 to 4-1/2 years in state prison, after pleading to failure to register as a sex offender during four separate incidents in Saratoga Springs and Milton. 

Angela M. Burnside, 45, of Ballston Lake, pleaded Aug. 21 to felony aggravated DWI. Sentencing scheduled Oct. 19. 

Laurie M. Cannelli, AKA Laurie M. Kelleher, 53, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Aug. 21 to 12 years in prison and five years of post-release supervision for her conviction of second degree burglary, and eight years in prison and three years of post-release supervision for her conviction of criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Steven R. Jones, 24, of Queensbury, pleaded Aug. 23 to first degree criminal contempt in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 11. 

Robin A. O’Brien, 62, of Saratoga Springs was sentenced Aug. 24 to five years of probation after pleading to felony DWI. 

Lisa M. Lyng, 37, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded on Aug. 28 to felony DWI, in connection with an incident in Wilton. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 23.

Milo E. Martinez, 26, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Aug. 28 to six months in Saratoga County Jail and five years of probation, after pleading to criminal possession of a forged instrument in the first-degree, a felony. 

POLICE

Michael J. Fitzgerald, age 31, Gansevoort, was charged Aug. 21 with criminal possession of a controlled substance – a felony. He is accused of being in possession of 120 glassine envelopes containing a heroin/ fentanyl mixture, an amount consistent with the intent to sell, according to Saratoga Springs Police. Fitzgerald was arraigned and sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail. 

Kile West, 22, of Ballston Spa, was charged Aug. 22 with criminal possession of a forged instrument in the first-degree. It is alleged that West possessed and passed counterfeit currency at a Town of Milton business on June 22.

Steven W. Westort, age 45, Hoboken, New Jersey, was charged on Aug. 14 with misdemeanor DWI and aggravated DWI.   

Brunilda Ortiz, age 44, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged on Aug. 13 with felony grand larceny.

Walter E. Grabowski, age 59, Ballston Spa, was charged on Aug. 13 with misdemeanor DWI. 

Riley J. Older, age 20, Greenfield Center, was charged on Aug. 13 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Darren T. Sawyer, age 56, Clifton Park, was charged on Aug. 13 with felony DWI as a second offense, aggravated unlicensed operation, and unreasonable speed.

Raymond C. Bishop, age 24, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Aug. 13 criminal mischief, a felony, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor. 

Tearney R. Jones, age 33, Lake Luzerne, was charged on Aug. 13 with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Natale Modica, age 32, NY, NY, was charged on Aug. 12 with criminal trespass – a misdemeanor. 

Michele L. Jurica, age 29, Wilmington, North Carolina, was charged on Aug. 12 with misdemeanor DWI.     

Temujin V. Bozeman, age 59, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Aug. 13 with felony DWI and aggravated DWI, and leaving the scene of an auto accident.

Corey P. Morgan, age 21, Ridgewood, New Jersey, was charged on Aug. 12 with criminal mischief, and criminal trespass. 

Patrick J. McFadden, age 58, Saratoga Springs was charged on Aug. 12 criminal possession of marijuana misdemeanor.

Jacquelyn L. Morlang, age 43, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Aug. 12 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, and criminal possession of marijuana.

Spencer T. Heline, age 25, Schuylerville, was charged on Aug. 12 with misdemeanor DWI and aggravated DWI.

Morgan C. McKinnon-Burgess, 20, of Schuylerville, was charged Aug. 26 with forgery, grand larceny, and petit larceny in connection with an investigation into a report that multiple checks belonging to a Schuylerville business had been stolen, forged and cashed during May and June 2017.  It is alleged McKinnon-Burgess is responsible for stealing 11 checks from the business, making them payable to herself and then cashing the checks for personal benefit for an aggregate total of $3,200, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office. McKinnon-Burgess was at Saratoga Town Court and sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail, or $20,000 bail bond, and is scheduled to appear in the Saratoga Town Court at a later date to answer to the charges.

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 17 August 2017 18:40

August 18th - August 24th

POLICE

Nathan K. Stone, 27, of Middle Grove, was charged Aug. 7 with three counts felony burglary in connection with a suspected theft that allegedly occurred in the town of Milton. Stone was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $15,000 bail, or $30,000 bond. 

Rebecca C. Schleich, 26, of Ballston, was charged Aug. 7 with felony grand larceny in connection with the alleged theft of a motor vehicle in Clifton Park. The vehicle was recovered and returned to the victim in this case, according to authorities.

Avery Q. Zullo, age 20, of Greenfield, was charged Aug. 4 with Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument, a felony, in connection with a forged check reported stolen and then cashed in Saratoga Springs. Zullo was also wanted by the Saratoga Springs Police Department for a felony assault involving a weapon, and was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash, $40,000 bond.    

Daniel R. Jennings Jr., 26, of Galway, was charged Aug. 6 one felony count and one misdemeanor count Criminal Mischief, and the Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, in connection with an incident that occurred in Galway. 

Robert W. Cramer, age 61, Windham, was charged Aug. 4 with aggravated unlicensed operation.

Joshua A. Livingston, age 31, Hadley, was charged Aug. 4 with aggravated unlicensed operation, and no/expired inspection certificate.

Senaido Vazquez, age 46, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 4 with endangering the welfare of a child.

Timothy Phelan, age 55, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 4 with assault in the third-degree.

William Bonanni, age 50, Stillwater, was charged Aug. 4 with felony criminal mischief. 

Mitesh H. Panwala, age 24, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 4 with misdemeanor DWI.

David P. Craig, age 30, Porters Corners, was charged Aug. 4 with felony criminal mischief. 

Emily C. Keller, age 30, Niskayuna, was charged Aug. 4 with misdemeanor DWI, and passing a red traffic light. 

Lorraine T. Lake, age 23, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 4 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Christine L. Waite, age 50, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 2 with stalking in the fourth-degree.

Carlos J. Correa, age 48, Ballston Spa, was charged Aug. 1 with misdemeanor DWI.

Charles Thomas Black, age 26, of New Cumberland, Pennsylvania was charged Aug. 1 with criminal possession of a firearm, a felony. 

Dominique M. Vanderpoel, age 37, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 1 with misdemeanor DWI and aggravated DWI.

Richard A. Guiney, age 54, Little Falls, was charged Aug. 1 with public lewdness, a misdemeanor. 

Bryan S. Whittle, age 63, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 31 with misdemeanor DWI and improper lane use. 

Riley J. Older, age 20, Greenfield Center, was charged July 31 with aggravated unlicensed operation.

Lamar Pulver, age 30, Albany, was charged July 31 with theft of services/refusal pay for service.

Kevin Michael Rooney, age 63, Sharon, Connecticut was charged July 30 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Alexander T. Damario, age 24, Niskayuna, was charged July 30 with misdemeanor DWI, refusing a pre-screen test, and making an unsafe lane change. 

Ciara A. Silipigno, age 19, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 29 with misdemeanor DWI and speeding.

Andrew M. Macaulay, age 46, Messena, was charged July 28 with misdemeanor criminal trespass.

Stephen M. Tveidt, age 24, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 31 with criminal possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor. 

Rebecca R. Haltigan, age 21, Ballston Spa, was charged July 28 with misdemeanor DWI and failure to keep right. 

Robert W. Cramer, age 61, Windham, was charged July 27 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, and aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Matthew P. Moore, age 43, Broadalbin, was charged July 27 with criminal possession of controlled substance, a felony. 

Carmine Villano, age 60, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 27 with operating motor vehicle with improper plates, aggravated unlicensed operation,  operating motor vehicle suspended registration, no/expired insurance,  criminally using drug paraphernalia, criminal possession stolen property, and registration plate display violation. 

Holliday C. Rossi, age 66, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 26 with misdemeanor DWI, aggravated DWI, leaving the scene of a property accident and making an unsafe lane change.   

John S. Hochreiter, age 75, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 26 with petit larceny. 

Daniel O. Ovland, age 23, Greenfield Center, was charged July 25 with criminal mischief.

Eric P. Cipolla, age 24, Ballston Spa, was charged July 25 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Jeffrey R. Bishop, age 26, Cohoes, was charged July 24 with aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 10 August 2017 17:47

August 11th - August 17th

COURT

Lawrence D. Wright, 64, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded July 31 to promoting a sexual performance by a child, a felony, in connection with an incident that took place in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 2. 

Manuel Olmo, 58, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced July 31 to 1 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to felony DWI in connection with an incident that took place in Saratoga Springs.

Francis H. Joy, 34, of Malta, pleaded July 31 to first degree sexual abuse, in connection with an incident that took place in Malta. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 11.

April M. Pixley, 37, of Greenfield was sentenced July 28 to five years probation and restitution after pleading to felony forgery in connection with an incident that took place in Wilton. 

Noah Graj, 38, of Pleasantville, pleaded July 28 to felony criminal possession of a controlled substance in connection with an incident that took place in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 27. 

John P. Allen, 54, of Middle Grove, pleaded July 28 to felony criminal possession of a controlled substance in connection with an incident that took place in Galway. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 2. 

Charles W. Fosmire, 42, of Malta, was sentenced July 28 to 3-1/2 years in state prison after pleading to felony criminal sale of a controlled substance. 

Leonard W. Chase, 46, of Schenectady, was sentenced to one year in Saratoga County Jail and six months license revocation after pleading to felony aggravated unlicensed operation and misdemeanor DWI in connection with an incident that took place in Saratoga Springs. 

POLICE 

Anthony M. Antonelli, age 24, Hyde Park, was charged July 24 with assault in the third degree. 

Kyle D. Vanschaick, age 32, Scotia, was charged July 23 with misdemeanor DWI and failing to obey a traffic control device.

Aaron A. Boese, age 26, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 23 with misdemeanor DWI, and aggravated DWI. 

Michael F. Cappadozy, age 50, Schenectady, was charged July 22 with criminal contempt in the second-degree.

Michael C. Angelini, age 21, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 22 with misdemeanor DWI.   

Sara Kelly, age 27, Ballston Spa, was charged July 22 with second degree harassment. 

Tammy M. Auspelmyer, age 50, Gloversville, and Rebecca L. Zuckerwar, age 31, Gloversville, were each charged July 21 with two counts misdemeanor petit larceny and misdemeanor conspiracy. 

Michael P. Christensen, age 50, Burnt Hills, was charged July 21 with misdemeanor DWI and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration.

Melvin C. Winney, age 59, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 21 with speeding, fail to comply with lawful order of the police and aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Bradford C. Bayer, age 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 20 with aggravated unlicensed operation, and following a motor vehicle too closely. 

Megan H. Zeh, age 30, Greenfield Center, was charged July 20 with criminal contempt in the second-degree.   

Erin M. Brown, age 35, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 19 with criminal contempt in the second-degree. 

Patti S. Urban, age 55, Allentown, Pennsylvania, was charged July 18 with misdemeanor DWI, refusing a pre-screen test, speeding, unlawful possession of marijuana and aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Charles A. Obrien, age 34, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 18 with aggravated unlicensed operation in the third-degree. 

Jordan P. Graham, age 22, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 17 with criminal mischief in the third-degree, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. 

Frank B. Colby, age 71, Greenwich, was charged July 16 with misdemeanor DWI.

Sean M. Burch, age 26, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 16 with criminal mischief in the fourth-degree.

Mackenzi R. Geuss, age 27, Glenville, was charged July 16 with misdemeanor DWI and speeding. 

Aimee L. Pasquarella, age 35, Dripping Springs, Texas, was charged July 16 with misdemeanor DWI. 

Erik D. Winney, age 23, Broadalbin, was charged July 15 with speeding and aggravated unlicensed operation in the third-degree. 

Alex R. Mintzer, age 27, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 15 with unlawful imprisonment in the second-degree, and assault in the third-degree.

Ronald P. Gilday, age 58, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 14 with criminal trespass in the third- degree. 

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 03 August 2017 19:50

August 4th - August 10th

COURT

Jonathan J. Cyphers, 36, of Ballston Spa, pleaded July 19 to felony burglary. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 7. 

Ian R. Farley, 34, of Malta, was sentenced July 19 to five years of probation after pleading to felony DWI. 

Joel A. Rojas, 36, of Milton, was sentenced July 19 to 4-1/2 years in state prison, after pleading to criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony. 

POLICE

Jacob A. Luciano, 23, of Mechanicville, was charged July 27 with felony burglary, in connection with an alleged incident that took place in Malta. 

Andrew C. Dufort, 21, of Saratoga Springs, was charged July 22 with boating while intoxicated after his vessel was stopped on Saratoga Lake in the Town of Malta for suspected reckless operation. Dufort was released to a third party with appearance tickets returnable to the Malta Town Court. 

Kimberly A. Duarte-Martinez, 44, of Ballston Spa, was charged July 24 with assault and aggravated criminal contempt – both felonies, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, in connection with an alleged incident that took place in the town of Ballston.  She was arraigned at Ballston Town Court and sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail, or $50,000 bond. 

Shane R. Irish, 31, of Greenwich, was charged July 25 with felony reckless endangerment, a disturbance at the Hannaford on Round Lake Road in the Town of Malta on July 6. Irish is alleged to have driven down the roadway while an accomplice held onto the victim, who was dangling out the window of Irish’s truck. The victim suffered minor injuries.

Benjamin J. Deeb, 37, of Wilton, was charged July 23 with first degree robbery, reckless endangerment, criminal possession of a weapon, and assault – all felonies, following an alleged robbery in the Town of Malta on July 6. Deeb is suspected to have forcibly stolen property after threatening the victim with a firearm, and then having dragged the victim down the roadway by holding onto him out the window as the vehicle drove down the road.

Steven A. Thornhill age 31, of Gansevoort, was charged on July 21 for felony vehicular assault misdemeanor DWI, and failure to yield right-of-way following a crash on Route 50 in the town of Northumberland. 

Oscar Catalan, 30, of Milton, was charged on July 20 with two felony counts and two misdemeanor counts sexual abuse and two misdemeanor counts endangering the welfare of a child. It is alleged he    subjected four females to unwanted physical and sexual contact in the town of Milton. The victims are  all known to him, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department.

Stephen Chindamo, 54, of Saratoga Springs, Heather R. Forman, 38, of Halfmoon, and Kristen VanPatten, 26, of Burnt Hills were each charged on July 18 with two felony counts welfare fraud, two felony counts grand larceny, and one felony count of offering a false instrument for filing after allegedly submitting documentation to the Saratoga County Department of Social Services in an attempt to receive benefits they were not entitled to receive. The three individuals allegedly combined to receive more than $25,524 from the Saratoga County Department of Social Services. 

Stephen M. Allen Jr., 30, of Ballston Spa, was charged on July 16 with five felony counts criminal possession of a forged instrument. The charges stem from Allen allegedly being in possession of several forged checks in the Town of Milton. 

John Lavada, age 27, Mayfield, was charged on July 14 with misdemeanor petit larceny.

Bryan C. Hills, age 32, Philmont, was charged on July 13 with aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor. 

Kyisha N. Smith, age 35, Schenectady, was charged on July 12 with second degree harassment. 

Avery Q. Zullo, age 20, Greenfield Center, was charged on July 12 with two felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon, obstructing governmental administration, a misdemeanor, attempted assault, and assault, both felonies.

Johnny W. Fragoso, age 49, Saratoga Springs, was charged on July 12 with aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor. 

Jhojan Figueroa, age 30, Saratoga Springs, was charged on July 12 with aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor, operating unregistered motor vehicle on highway, no/expired inspection certificate, registration plate display violation, operating a motor vehicle with improper plates, and no/expired insurance.   

Trashaun A. Mosley, age 36, Saugerties, was charged on July 12 with two misdemeanor counts of criminal impersonation, and obstructing governmental administration.

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 20 July 2017 19:04

July 21st - July 27th

COURTS

Paul S. Woodcock, 46, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced July 13 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI. 

Linda M. Sims, 24, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced July 13 to one year in jail, after pleading to felony conspiracy. 

Edmund G. Currier III, was sentenced July 13 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI. 

Jonathan J. Pantoja, 29, of Middletown, pleaded on July 11 to disseminating indecent materials to a minor, a felony, regarding an incident in Malta. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 12. 

Jennifer C. Jenkins, 27, of Schuylerville, pleaded on July 11 to felony DWI, regarding an incident in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 12. 

Colin R. Murphy, 28, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded on July 11 to attempted criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, regarding an incident in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 12. 

Lenwood M. Savage, 35, of Hampton, pleaded on July 10 to felony burglary, regarding an incident in Milton. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 11. 

Christian Maldonado, AKA “C,” 36, of Queensbury, was sentenced July 10 to six years in state prison, after pleading to attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, in Saratoga Springs. 

Irwing Gonzalez, 31, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced July 7 to eight years in state prison and five years of post-release supervision, and Brandy Barragan, 35, was sentenced to eight years in state prison, after pleading to criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony. The convictions follow a two-month investigation, according to Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen. On Sept. 21, 2016, Gonzalez and Barragan sold 100 grams of cocaine to a police agent for $5,000 while in a dorm room at 246 Union Ave. Several additional ounces of cocaine were found following the execution of a search warrant at Gonzalez’ dorm room and Barragan’s local storage unit. Gonzalez and Barragan were selling large amounts of cocaine in and around the Saratoga Race Course dorm area, according to the district attorney.   

Eric T. Sutherland, 20, of Gansevoort, was sentenced July 7 to five years of probation, after pleading to the dissemination of indecent materials to a minor, a felony, in Northumberland. 

Robert H. Costanzo, 47, of Staten Island, pleaded on July 12 to felony burglary, regarding an incident in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 13. 

Edward J. Jones, 37, of Saratoga, pleaded on July 12 to second degree rape, a felony. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 12. 

Rafael Brito, 21, of Ballston Spa, pleaded July 12 to failure to register as a sex offender, a felony. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 11. 

POLICE

Brian F. Jones, Jr., age 31, of Ballston Spa, was charged on July 11 with sexual abuse in the second-degree and forcible touching – both misdemeanors, after an investigation of an incident that allegedly occurred May 31 at Jones’ home where Jones is suspected of subjecting an adult female acquaintance to unwanted sexual contact without her consent. He was arraigned and released to return to Milton Town Court Aug. 13.    

Robert S. Loomis, Jr., age 29, of Schuylerville was charged July 7 with attempted rape in the first-degree, a felony, misdemeanor assault, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. Loomis is accused of attempting to engage in sexual intercourse with a person by forcible compulsion and intentionally causing physical injury. The victim is known to Loomis, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department. The alleged domestic incident occurred on Broad Street. Loomis was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of bail or bond.

Kevin S. Cuva, age 44, of Saratoga Springs, was charged on July 2 with aggravated criminal contempt, a felony. 

Heidi M. Desmarais, age 50, North Bennington, Vermont, was charged on July 2 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. 

Jesus J. Diaz, age 44, Saratoga Springs, was charged on July 2 with misdemeanor DWI. 

Michael B. Smith, age 41, Kenner, Louisiana, was charged on July 2 with public lewdness, a misdemeanor. 

Noah Graj, age 38, Pleasantville, was charged on July 1 with two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance one felony count criminal possession of a controlled substance and one misdemeanor count criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Kenneth C. Gordon, age 26, Clifton Park, was charged July 1 with felony criminal mischief.

Ronald P. Gilday, age 58, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 1 with misdemeanor criminal mischief. 

Lawrence Santucci, age 43, Cohoes, was charged July 1 with misdemeanor DWI. 

Paul J. Sims, age 25, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 1 with felony criminal mischief.

Thomas J. P. Martin, age 27, Ballston Spa, was charged July 1 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. 

Jonathan A. Berrios, age 22, Amsterdam, was charged July 1 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. 

Stephen J. Deblois, age 57, Malta, was charged June 30 with felony criminal mischief.

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Thursday, 13 July 2017 19:56

July 14th - July 20th

COURTS

John A. Oakes, 32, homeless, was sentenced July 6 to time served and five years of probation, after pleading to felony attempted assault in connection with an incident that took place in Saratoga Springs in April.

William L. Weatherwax, 34, homeless, was sentenced July 6 to 1-1/2 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to felony criminal contempt in connection with an incident that took place in Saratoga Springs in May. 

Justin M. Lematty, 28, of Malta, was sentenced on June 30 to 1.5 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to felony mischief in connection with an incident that occurred in Malta. 

Gerard J. King, Jr. 53, of Glens Falls, pleaded on June 30 to felony burglary in connection with an incident that occurred in Saratoga Springs. 

Victoria F. Amaya, 22, of Wilton, pleaded on June 30 to attempted promoting prison contraband, a felony. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 4. 

Kara L. Harrington, 37, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded on June 30 to criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony. Sentencing scheduled for Aug. 16. 

Robert M. Herring Jr., 52, of Ballston Spa, pleaded on June 30 to criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony. Sentencing scheduled for Aug. 24. 

POLICE

Robert J. Loya, age 29, of Saratoga Springs, was charged on July 3 with the felonies criminal sale and criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a weapon and aggravated family offense, and the misdemeanors reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child, following an investigation of a domestic incident at a residence on Vanderbilt Avenue. 

James N. Vamvalis, 55, of Glens Falls, was charged on July 9 with operating a boat while intoxicated.  According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, Vamvalis was observed operating a vessel without displaying the proper navigation lights for nighttime operation following the annual fireworks display on Saratoga Lake on July 3, and is suspected of operating a motorized vessel while in an intoxicated condition.  He was released pending further court action in the town of Malta.   

Kyle M. Shultz, age 19, of Hudson Falls, was charged with three counts felony assault following an altercation in Saratoga County Jail where Shultz was suspected of assaulting three corrections officers. The officers received medical attention and returned to duty.

Christopher M. Decker, age 35, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 30 with felony criminal mischief, and making a punishable false written statement- a misdemeanor. 

Luis F. Colon, age 34, Troy, was charged on June 30 with two felony counts of criminal possession of controlled substance. 

Paul J. Demartino, age 38, Greenfield, was charged on June 30 with criminal contempt second degree/disobedience- a misdemeanor, and aggravated family a felony.   

Michael C. Civitello, age 21, Ballston Spa, was charged on June 29 with felony criminal possession of marijuana. 

Shawna M. Jenks, age 32, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 28 with aggravated unlicensed operation third degree - a misdemeanor.

Michael S. Kober, age 74, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 28 with assault and criminal trespass both misdemeanors. 

Devon M. Rinn, age 25, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 27 with assault and criminal mischief - both misdemeanors. 

Adam J. Niedhammer, age 31, Ballston Spa, was charged on June 26 with criminal possession of marijuana - a misdemeanor.

Jeffrey J. Pregent, age 26, Glens Falls, was charged on June 26 with aggravated unlicensed operation second degree- a misdemeanor.

Kelli J. Washington, age 54, Mechanicville, was charged on June 26 with felony grand larceny.

Robert W. Cramer, age 61, Windham, was charged on June 25 with misdemeanor DWI and following motor vehicle too closely.

Norman A. Mcconnell, age 22, Albany, Jerome L. Bowens, age 21, Amsterdam, Cloe R. Reynicke, age 18, Amsterdam, Kaysha M. Maldonado, age 22, Amsterdam, were each charged on June 25 with criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

David L. Vega, age 28, Troy, was charged on June 25 with criminal possession of a controlled substance and aggravated unlicensed operation - a misdemeanor.

Jared S. Holt, age 21, Albany, was charged on June 25 with aggravated unlicensed operation – a felony, and misdemeanor dwi.

Jacqualine C. Lombardo, age 32, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 25 with felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon - a misdemeanor.

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Thursday, 06 July 2017 18:03

July 7th - July 13th

COURTS 

James J. Garafalo, 21, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced on June 23 to 2 to 4 years in state prison, after pleading to felony criminal contempt in connection with an incident that took place in Wilton. 

Ryan M. Jabaut, 22, pleaded on June 23 to attempting to disseminate indecent materials to a minor, a felony, in connection with an incident that took place in Moreau. Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 18. 

Gregory L. Lyons, 58, of Gansevoort, pleaded on June 26 to felony DWI, in connection with an incident that took place in Moreau. Sentencing is scheduled for July 17. 

Nicholas J. Murtlow, 28, of Middle Grove, pleaded on June 26 to felony DWI, in connection with an incident that took place in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 21. 

James L. Mosher, 51, of Moreau, was sentenced June 27 to 10 years of probation, after pleading to first degree sexual abuse, a felony. 

POLICE

Jeffrey D. Place, age 23, of Ballston Spa, was charged on June 27 with felony reckless endangerment, and the misdemeanors DWAI drugs, and reckless driving, following a motor vehicle collision at Saratoga Village Mobile Home Park in the town of Milton. Place is accused of operating his motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs and having collided with another vehicle occupied by two children, causing one of them to be ejected.  A third child who was standing outside of the other vehicle was allegedly struck by Place as well.  All three children were transported to Saratoga Hospital for evaluation and treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The children are between two and 12 years of age. Place was arraigned and sent to the Saratoga County Jail in lieu of bail, or bond, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office. 

Eric J. McIntosh, age 27, of South Glens Falls, was charged on June 23 with felony assault and felony criminal possession of a weapon, after allegedly striking a person known to him to the head with a shovel and intentionally causing serious physical injury.  The victim was transported to Saratoga Hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries. McIntosh was arraigned and sent to Saratoga County Jail without bail.

Gregory Desilva, age 56, Schenectady, was charged on June 24 with attempted assault and menacing – both misdemeanors. 

Adam M. Winnie, age 27, Albany, was charged on June 24 with the misdemeanors: DWI, criminal possession of a controlled substance and refusing a pre-screen test. 

Marie T. Buser, age 28, Clifton Park, was charged on June 24 with misdemeanor DWI, and unlawfully driving on or across sidewalk.

Christopher R. Otto, age 48, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 24 with misdemeanor DWI.   

Keith C. Owen, age 40, Glens Falls, was charged on June 24 with criminal possession of marijuana - a misdemeanor.

Joseph P. Frey, age 65, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 23 with misdemeanor DWI.

Brian S. Wallin, age 27, New Brighton, MN, was charged on June 23 with misdemeanor DWI. 

Robert C. Walton, age 31, Schenectady, was charged on June 23 with felony DWI as a second offense, and refusing a pre-screen test. 

Sean D. Bradford, age 28, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 22 with criminal possession of marijuana - a misdemeanor.

John S. Stevens, age 53, Rexford, was charged on June 22 with misdemeanor DWI, felony aggravated DWI, and endangering the welfare of a child. The felony charge is based upon the suspicion of having a 15-year-old child in the car at the time.   

Robert P. Longdaue, age 60, Argyle, was charged on June 22 with misdemeanor DWI.

Jolene F. Munger, age 32, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 22 with misdemeanor DWI.     

Tess A. Morency, age 25, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 22 with criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally using drug paraphernalia – both misdemeanors.

Wendy A. Slater, age 50, Gansevoort, was charged on June 22 with criminal contempt.

Stephen R. Joachinson, age 25, Hudson, Florida, was charged on June 22 with unlawful possession of marijuana, and two misdemeanor counts criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Malia K. Graciani, age 20, Gainesville, Florida, was charged on June 22 with unlawful possession of marijuana, and four misdemeanor counts criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Kyle L. Branagan, age 18, Ballston Spa, was charged on June 21 with aggravated unlicensed operation misdemeanor, and failed to yield at intersection. 

Marc A.  Meyer, age 45, Kinderhook, was charged on June 21 with assault in the second-degree, a felony. 

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Thursday, 29 June 2017 20:03

June 30th - July 6th

COURTS 

Patrick J. Toomey, 40, of South Glens Falls, was sentenced on June 22 to five days in jail and five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI regarding an incident that occurred in Moreau. 

Frank C, Evans, 29, of Mechanicville, pleaded on June 22 to felony aggravated DWI, in connection with an incident that occurred in Malta. Sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 5. 

Zarak O. Ali, 44, of Albany, was sentenced on June 21 to 1 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to offering a false instrument for filing in the first-degree, in connection with an incident that occurred in Ballston Spa. 

Barbara D. Delong, 35, of South Glens Falls, was sentenced on June 21 to pay a fine and restitution, after pleading to felony insurance fraud in connection with an incident that occurred in Moreau. 

Jackie R, Coffey, 29, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced on June `19 to six months in jail, after pleading to second degree vehicular assault, in connection with an incident that occurred in Saratoga Springs in July 2016. 

Jody C. Hanes, 36, of Malta, was sentenced on June 19 to 20 years in state prison, after being found guilty to the charges of first degree burglary, and fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon in connection with an incident that occurred in Malta. 

POLICE 

Sean A. Bennett, 33, of Albany, was charged on June 16 with second degree burglary, menacing, and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Bennett is accused of unlawfully entering a residence in the town of Milton and menacing another person with a large wooden object.   Four children were also present in the residence during the incident.  This was a domestic incident and there were no injuries involved, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.   Bennett was sent to Saratoga County Jail without bail and will answer the respective charges in the Milton Town Court at a later date.   

Shane A. Gregory, 29, of Victory Mills, was charged on June 17 with felony criminal contempt and harassment, a violation.  Gregory is accused of headbutting, pushing, and tripping a female known to him in violation of an order of protection.  He was arraigned in the Milton Town Court and released on his own recognizance.  He is scheduled to appear in the Milton Town Court at a later date.

Joshua Y Delvalle-Hernandez, age 19, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 20 with misdemeanor criminal mischief. 

Brian W. Martin, age 32, Clifton Park, was charged on June 20 with two misdemeanor counts petit larceny.

Margaret K. Knight, age 35, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 20 with petit larceny, and welfare fraud – both misdemeanors. 

Michael A. Gartman, age 22, Rowesville, South Carolina, was charged on June 20 with three misdemeanor counts criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Nickolaus K. Davis, age 19, Orangeburg, South Carolina, was charged on June 20 with two misdemeanor counts criminal possession of a controlled substance, the felonies: criminal possession of a forged instrument and criminal possession of a weapon, and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

William P. Childers, age 34, Glens Falls, was charged on June 20 with speeding, aggravated unlicensed operation misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Joseph R. Bozony, age 22, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 19 with failure to stop at a stop sign, and aggravated unlicensed operation third degree- a misdemeanor. 

James M. Caron-Williams, age 22, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 19 with two felony counts criminal possession stolen property.

Jason M. McMahon, age 40, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 18 with criminal trespass misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Vasco D. Hale, age 41, South Glens Falls, was charged on June 18 with aggravated unlicensed operation misdemeanor, and failed to signal a turn.

Owen G. Phinney, age 23, Gansevoort, was charged on June 18 with misdemeanor DWI, resisting arrest- a misdemeanor, and the felonies: aggravated unlicensed operation and assault in the second-degree.

Marquan T. Threatt, age 26, Albany, was charged on June 18 with registration plate display violation and misdemeanor aggravated unlicensed operation. 

Anthony J. Diorio, age 20, Saratoga Springs, was charged on June 18 with unlawful possession of marijuana and aggravated unlicensed operation – a misdemeanor.

Jennifer J. Slachtovsky, age 33, Amsterdam, was charged on June 17 with misdemeanor DWI, felony aggravated DWI – due to a 15-year-old being in the vehicle, misdemeanor operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration, and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child.

Jessica S. Devanney, age 28, Broadalbin, was charged on June 17 with misdemeanor DWI, and a driving violation. 

Nicholas C. Goulet, age 19, Ballston Spa, was charged on June 17 with misdemeanor DWI, and two driving violations. 

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