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.
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.