Thursday, 15 February 2018 17:44

February 16th – February 22nd, 2018

COURT

Temujin V. Bozeman, 60, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Feb. 7 to 1 year in jail, after pleading to felony DWI. 

Mason A. Weber, 25, of Stillwater, pleaded Feb. 6 to felony burglary in Malta.
Sentencing is scheduled for  April 10. 

Sean D. Knight, 32, of the Bronx, pleaded Feb. 5 to felony DWAI, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor.
Sentencing scheduled April 9. 

Justin P. Rock, 32, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded Feb. 2 to felony burglary.
Sentencing scheduled April 13. 

Donald P. Gilbert, 22, of Milton, was sentenced Feb. 2 to five years of probation, after pleading to attempted strangulation, a felony. 

 

POLICE

Kendry A. Regales-Peralta, age 21, Porters Corners, was charged Feb. 2 with felony burglary. 

Justin M. Lionarons, age 31, Ballston Spa, was charged Feb. 1 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unreasonable speed, and leaving the scene of an auto accident, after being involved in a property damage accident. 

Bernard P. Byrne, age 69, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 31 with making a terroristic threat- a felony. Byrne allegedly made a threat, while in the Thirsty Owl restaurant on South Broadway, that he would return to the restaurant with a machine gun and shoot everyone inside. Investigating officers located Byrne at a nearby hotel. He was taken into custody without incident and no weapons were discovered, according to police. He was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $5.000 cash, or $10,000 bond. 

James W. Allen, age 30, Hadley, was charged Jan. 31 with unlawful possession of marijuana, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Marcus N. Sikora, age 20, Saratoga Springs was charged Jan. 31 with criminal trespass.

Scott F. Parillo, age 44, Lake George, was charged Jan. 31 with three counts criminal contempt and two counts stalking. 

Gary P. Mottau, age 58, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 30 with criminal trespass. 

Charles Lwanga, age 44, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 30 with endangering the welfare
of a child. 

Abigail S. Vanderveen, 17, of Ballston Lake, was charged Feb. 6 with assault, and criminal mischief, after allegedly punching and kicking a female teacher at the Shenendehowa High School, the result of which caused physical injury and the breaking of several items in a classroom. Vanderveen was arraigned and released to a third party.  She is scheduled to appear in Clifton Park Town Court at a later, unspecified date.

Kevin J. Kelly, age 37, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 29 with criminal mischief. 

Alyssa J. Vilsaint, age 20, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 28 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, and no/expired inspection certificate. 

Keenan O. Shannon, age 27, Ballston Lake, was charged Jan. 28 with criminal mischief. 

Brendon Sias, age 41, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 28 with misdemeanor DWI, fail to stop at a stop sign, and fail to keep right.

Ralph A. Dee, age 44, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 28 with failure to signal a turn, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Robert C. Walton, age 31, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 26 with criminal possession of a controlled substance – a felony.   

Daniel J. Webel, age 19, Falmouth, was charged Jan. 26 with criminal possession of marijuana.

Steven W. Harris, age 47, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 26 with criminal trespass.

 

The Saratoga Springs Police Department reported they had responded to a complaint on Feb.  11 on Woodlawn Avenue. The caller reported that someone had left a flyer on one of the family’s cars overnight, which had been parked on the street in front of the family’s home.  Responding officers found that the small flyer contained information on the Loyal White Knights of the KKK. Officers subsequently checked around the neighborhood and discovered similar flyers had been left on numerous vehicles in that area. The flyers are very similar to ones posted in the city several years ago. Police ask anyone with information regarding the incident to contact the Saratoga Springs Police Department at 518-584-1800.

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 08 February 2018 15:29

February 9th – February 15th, 2018

COURT

Jamel D. Gray, 23, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Jan. 26 to 2 to 4 years state prison, after pleading to felony burglary in Malta.

Juliana S. Dreweck, 41, of Schenectady, was sentenced Jan. 25 to five days in jail and five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI in Saratoga Springs. 

Veronica V. Barkevich, 37, of Broadalbin, was charged Jan. 24 with felony grand larceny, and nine felony counts falsifying business records. She is suspected of stealing $27,516.12 from her former employer, Northeastern Environmental Technologies Corp, located in the Town of Ballston.  Barkevich is also alleged of concealing the crime by altering the financial records of the business. 

Trevor J. Hammar, 29, of Milton, was sentenced Jan. 30 to 2 to 4 years state prison for each charge: two counts felony grand larceny, one count felony burglary. Sentences to run concurrent.

Michael P. Zorn, 27, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Jan. 31 to five years of probation, after pleading to attempted possession of a forged instrument, a felony. 

Nicholas L. Moon, 28, of South Glens Falls, was sentenced Feb. 1 to five days jail and five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI in Saratoga Springs.    

 

POLICE 

Jerome D. Horton, 29, of Brooklyn, was charged Jan. 27 with grand larceny, and identity theft – both felonies. Horton is accused of obtaining money in the name of another person not known to him, in an amount exceeding $2,000, by cashing a check in the victim’s name. He was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of bail, or bond. 

Nicole M. Johnson, age 38, Porters Corners, was charged Jan. 25 with two counts petit larceny.

Christopher Massie, age 28, Ballston Spa, was charged Jan. 25 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Angel M. Rogers, age 17, Porters Corners, was charged Jan. 25 with petit larceny.

Johnnie K. Bailey, age 53, Glens Falls, was charged Jan. 25 with criminal trespass.

John J. Santos, age 25, Halfmoon, was charged Jan. 24 with speeding, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. 

Joshua L. Guist, age 23, Cohoes, was charged Jan. 23 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. 

Christopher R. Anderson, age 19, Norwell, MA was charged Jan. 23 with misdemeanor DWI, driving the wrong way on a one-way street, criminal possession of controlled substance – a felony, and two misdemeanor counts criminal possession of a forged instrument. 

Augustus A. J. Balsamo, age 34, Saratoga Springs was charged Jan. 22 with misdemeanor criminal trespass. 

Patrick D. Rocco, age 57, Saratoga Springs was cited Jan. 22 with two counts animal cruelty and abandonment.

John H. Martuccelli, age 20, Sudbury, Massachusetts was charged Jan. 21 with misdemeanor assault.

Allan M. Winney, age 35, Saratoga Springs was charged Jan. 21 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle

Katie L. Kelly, age 33, Schenectady, was charged Jan. 21 with unlawful possession of marijuana, two counts criminal possession of a controlled substance, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. 

Kyle R. McClellan, age 28, Vernon, was charged Jan. 21 with speeding and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Stephanie R. Daury, age 25, Amsterdam, was charged Jan. 21 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Jeffrey D. Hulett, 26, of Malta, was charged Jan. 27 with felony criminal contempt, the misdemeanors assault and criminal obstruction of breathing, and with violating an order of protection, following an alleged domestic incident on Jan. 25. Hulett is accused of causing physical injury to a person known to him by punching and kicking her. He was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of bail, or bond. 

Omeil N. Selvyn, age 33, Mayfield, was charged Jan. 20 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and fail to keep right.   

Raphael A. Germain, age 28, Saratoga Springs was charged Jan. 20 with stalking, a misdemeanor.

Maria A. Giaramida, age 30, Commack, was charged Jan. 20 with harassment. 

Oscar H. Willard, age 83, Gansevoort, was charged Jan. 19 with petit larceny.

Ben S. Joseph, age 34, Brooklyn, was charged Jan. 19 with menacing and reckless endangerment. 

 

Two dead after Crash in Corinth

The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office reported Jan. 31 that single-car motor vehicle crash on Angel Road in the town of Corinth resulted in the deaths of 23-year-old Genessa Marie Coon, of Corinth, and 21-year-old Cody M. Fitzpatrick, of Whitehall. A preliminary investigation by the Collision Reconstruction Unit determined a primary contributing factor in the crash was speed unsafe for the roadway, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 01 February 2018 18:06

February 2nd – February 8th, 2018

COURT

Isaac W. Greco, 22, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded Jan. 24 to felony robbery. Sentencing scheduled March 22. 

Anthony F. Aubin, 28, of Clifton Park, pleaded Jan. 22 to felony grand larceny in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled March 5. 

Jeffrey T. Hart, 42, of Souith Glens Falls, was sentenced Jan. 22 to six months jail, after pleading to possessing sexual performance by a child, a felony. 

Aaron J. Quarters, 60, of Gansevoort, was sentenced Jan. 22 to eight months jail, after pleading to felony DWI.   

Aleah A. Carero, 21, of Greenfield, was sentenced Jan. 19 to six months jail, after pleading to felony burglary. 

Donald J. Koenig III, 47, of Corinth, was sentenced Jan. 19 to 2 to 4 years state prison, after pleading to felony burglary in connection with an incident in Milton.

Brandon Sewall, 23, of Amsterdam, was sentenced Jan. 19 to 90 days jail, after pleading to felony assault in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs. 

Aaron M. Current, 26, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Jan. 19 to 1.5 to 3 years state prison, after pleading to felony criminal contempt. 

Katelyn M. Dussault, 27, of Ballston Spa, pleaded Jan. 10 to felony burglary, in connection with an incident in Milton. Sentencing scheduled March 16. 

POLICE

David L. Rodriguez, age 56, of Schenectady, was charged Jan. 24 with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the first-degree – both felonies, and several traffic infractions, following a traffic stop for allegedly failing to signal a turn on state Route 50 in the town of Wilton. He was also found to have a warrant out for his arrest from the city of Amsterdam for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third-degree. Rodriguez was sent to the Saratoga County Jail without bail to await
further proceedings. 

Wendy L. Cook, age 47, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 20 with felony aggravated DWI and the following misdemeanors: operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs, endangering the welfare of a child, criminally using drug paraphernalia, and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument. Police said following an investigation of a personal injury accident on Geyser Road - involving two vehicles and three injured persons the night of Jan. 20 - a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu had been traveling eastbound on Geyser Road, gone over the center line of the roadway and collided head-on with a 2000 Buick Century traveling westbound. Both vehicles sustained significant damage. 
The driver of the Buick, a 49-year-old woman from Northville, suffered lower leg injuries and was transported to Albany Medical Center. She was released later the same evening, but the full extent of her injuries is not known.
The operator of the Chevy, Wendy Cook, also suffered lower leg injuries. According to police, Cook’s 8-year-old son, who was not seat-belted at the time of the accident, was also traveling with her and suffered head and lower body injuries as a result of the collision. Both Cook and her son were transported to Albany Medical Center and admitted for further care. Their medical status is not known at this time. 
Police said Cook, at the time of the accident, is alleged to have been under the influence of a controlled substance, suspected to be heroin. Cook was charged with what is commonly referred to as “Leandra’s Law”- a felony. She was issued an appearance ticket and will appear at a later date in Saratoga Springs City Court to answer to the charges.

Morgan E. Harris, age 24, of Whitehall, was charged Jan. 20 following a motor vehicle collision on Old Saratoga Road in the Town of Moreau. Charges: felony grand larceny, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, DWAI, using a motor vehicle not equipped with an ignition interlock, circumvention of an ignition interlock device, moving from lane unsafely, and imprudent speed.  Harris is alleged to have operated a vehicle, which had been reported stolen, in violation of ignition interlock requirements and while her ability to do so was impaired by alcohol and drugs. She was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of bail or bond. 

Trevor S. Johnson, 27, of White Plains, was charged Jan. 18 with three counts criminal possession of a forged instrument.

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 25 January 2018 17:42

January 26th – February 1st, 2018

COURT

Eric J. McIntosh, 27, of South Glens Falls, pleaded Jan. 18 to felony attempted assault, in connection with an incident in Corinth. Sentencing scheduled for March 6. 

Nicholas J. Valick, 34, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Jan. 18 to 2-1/2 to 5 years state prison, after pleading to promoting prison contraband, a felony. 

Nathan K. Stone, 27, of Middle Grove, was sentenced Jan. 18 to 5 years state prison, after pleading to felony burglary, in connection with an incident in Milton. 

POLICE

Daniel P. Maloney, age 23, Scotia, was charged Jan. 18 with criminal mischief in the third-degree - a felony. 

Rachel L. Arata, age 31, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 18 with misdemeanor DWI, and fail to keep right. 

Madeline A. Meisner, age 21, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 9 two felony counts grand larceny, and one felony count criminal possession of stolen property. Meisner was also charged Jan. 18 with identity theft in the first-degree, and grand larceny – both felonies, and one misdemeanor count petit larceny. 

Brittany A. Matthey, age 32, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 18 with criminal mischief and attempted criminal obstruction of breathing – both misdemeanors. 

Kimberly A. Schultz, age 47, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 18 with three misdemeanor counts criminal possession of a controlled substance, and fail to keep right. 

Steven W. Harris, age 47, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 17 with criminal trespass – a misdemeanor. 

Mark W. Balthazar, age 28, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 17 with assault, and reckless endangerment – both misdemeanors. 

Klyne P. Clark, age 21, Corinth, was charged Jan. 17 with misdemeanor DWI, and unreasonable speed, after being involved in a property damage accident. 

Ashley C. Roberts, age 31, Ballston Spa, was charged Jan. 17 with misdemeanor DWI, speeding, and fail to obey traffic control device, after being involved in a property damage accident. 

William J. Kinisky, age 58, Cohoes, was charged Jan. 17 with operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs, and two counts passing a red light. 

Darrick D. Conners, age 44, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 17 with criminal trespass, and obstructing governmental administration. Both charges are misdemeanors.

Jeremy J. Nicholas, age 24, and Candace A. Board, age 25, both of Saratoga Springs, were each charged Jan. 17 with two felony counts criminal possession of a controlled substance and one felony count criminal possession of marijuana. A search of the Hamilton Street apartment they shared resulted in the seizure of over $5,400 cash, one ounce of powdered cocaine, and 1-½ pounds of marijuana, according to Saratoga Springs Police. Both were arraigned and sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash, or $30,000 bond.    

Edward J. Brower, age 48, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 10 with felony DWI and felony aggravated unlicensed operation, two felony counts and one misdemeanor count criminal possession of a controlled substance, following a police stop for a traffic violation.
According to Saratoga Springs Police, Brower was allegedly found to be intoxicated and was arrested for DWI and operating a motor vehicle while his privilege to do so was revoked in New York State. The charges are felonies based upon Brower’s previous driving record.  He was also found to be in possession of over ten grams of powdered cocaine - which was broken down into numerous smaller packets - and in possession of a small amount of concentrated cannabis. 

Nicholas M. Hall, age 20, Ballston Spa, was charged Jan. 12 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Michael J. Hodson, age 27, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 10 with resisting arrest, criminal trespass, and obstructing governmental administration second – all misdemeanors.

Antonio V. Quesada, age 52, Burnt Hills, was charged Jan. 10 with criminal trespass – a misdemeanor. 

Christopher E. McNamara, age 47, Schaghticoke, was charged Jan. 10 with felony grand larceny and misdemeanor petit larceny.

Anika D. Powell, age 26, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 10 with assault. 

Dylan K. Vella, age 24, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 8 with criminal possession of a weapon, criminal tampering, and criminal mischief - all are misdemeanors.

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 18 January 2018 17:59

January 19th – January 25th 2018

COURT 

Michael C. Norton, 59, of Hadley, was sentenced Jan. 12 to 20 years-to-life after pleading to murder in the second-degree, in connection with the death of his wife at the couple’s home in Hadley in May 2017. 

Alycia M. Andreadakis, 43, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Jan. 12 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony burglary. 

Erica M. Jukna, 35, of Mechanicville, pleaded Jan. 11 to felony DWI in Malta. Sentencing scheduled March 7. 

Victor C. Mattson, 39, of Rotterdam, was sentenced Jan. 11 to 8 years state prison, after pleading to second degree robbery, a felony, in the town of Ballston.

Alonte J. White, 26, of Albany, pleaded Jan. 11 to first degree robbery in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled March 6. 

Jennifer E. Villanova, 19, of Clifton Park, pleaded Jan. 11 to felony DWI in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled March 7. 

Trevor L. Klock, 31, of Buffalo, pleaded Jan. 8 to felony DWI in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled March 8. 

Matthew T. Lloyd, 29, of the town of Saratoga, pleaded Jan. 8 to disseminating indecent materials to minors, and attempted assault – both felonies. Sentencing scheduled April 9. 

POLICE 

Brian F. Egan, age 52, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 13 with criminal contempt and aggravated harassment. 

Henry Davis, age 54, Ballston Spa, was charged Jan. 13 with petit larceny.

Jordan A. James, age 25, Troy, was charged Jan. 13 with misdemeanor DWI, unlawful possession of marijuana, improper lane use, and fail to keep right. 

Casey M. Noviello, age 25, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 13 with misdemeanor DWI and aggravated DWI, and failure to keep right. 

John D. Honeycutt, age 28, Ballston Spa, was charged Jan. 13 with misdemeanor DWI, and failed to signal a turn.

Jennifer E. Brower, age 32, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 12 with criminal possession stolen property, a felony.

Jeffrey L. Woodbeck, age 39, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 12 with petit larceny- a misdemeanor, and felony grand larceny.   

Phillip C. Little, age 57, of Ballston Lake, was charged Jan. 13 with felony assault, obstructing governmental administration, and menacing – both misdemeanors, in connection with an alleged domestic incident in the town of Ballston. Little is accused of threatening another person with a broken glass, of physically interfering with deputies investigating the complaint, and of causing physical injury to a deputy during the course of the investigation, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office. The deputy suffered a broken finger.

Shareen Murray, 42, Tyairral C. Murray, 24, Janae C. Shaw, 23, and Namon D. Johnson, 24 – all from Troy, were charged on the suspicion of a larceny that occurred at the Victoria’s Secret at the Wilton Mall on Jan. 8. Shareen Murray was charged with felony criminal possession of stolen property, misdemeanor conspiracy and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.  She was also found to be a fugitive from justice from Pennsylvania for a parole violation, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office. Tyairral Murray was charged with felony criminal possession of stolen property, misdemeanor conspiracy and was also found to be a fugitive from justice from New Jersey for a parole violation. Johnson was charged with felony criminal possession of stolen property, misdemeanor conspiracy and was also found to have an active warrant for his arrest from Oneida County for dangerous drugs. Shaw was charged with felony criminal possession of stolen property, misdemeanor conspiracy and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Alexandra M. Waters, age 28, Amsterdam, was charged Jan. 8 with misdemeanor DWI, failed to stop at stop sign, failed to signal a turn.

Elizabeth P. Navarette, age 67, Malta, was charged Jan. 7 with aggravated unlicensed operation – a misdemeanor, failed to stop at stop sign, failed to signal a turn.   

Thomas C. Landy, age 53, Albany, was charged Jan. 7 with unlawful possession of marijuana, criminal mischief in the third degree - a felony.   

Darrick D. Conners, age 44, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 5 with criminal trespass – a misdemeanor. 

Michael W. Koebbeman, age 50, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 5 with aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor. 

Matthew F. Rickard, age 26, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 5 with criminal mischief - a felony. 

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 11 January 2018 18:19

January 12th – January 18th 2018

COURT

Michael R. Hands, 51, of Greenwich, pleaded on Jan. 5 to two felony counts of criminal sexual act in the third-degree. Hands, a former Catholic priest, admitted he engaged in sexual conduct with a child less than 17 years-of-age last summer in the town of Charlton, according to a statement issued by the Saratoga County District Attorney’s office. Hands was previously convicted in 2002 and 2003 of sexual abuse related charges with victims under the age of 17, according to the state Division of Criminal Justice Services Registry of Sex Offenders. Sentencing scheduled March 2. 

Devon J. Krisanda, 22, of Ballston Lake, was sentenced Jan. 5 to two years in state prison after pleading to attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony. 

Kile W. West, 22, of Milton, was sentenced Jan. 5 to two-to-six years in state prison, and one-to-three years in state prison – to run concurrently, after pleading to attempted felony possession of a forged instrument, and felony burglary, respectively. 

David J. Ball, 29, of Schuylerville, was sentenced Jan. 5 to four months in jail after pleading to felony rape in connection with an incident in Mechanicville.

William K. Hutton, 52, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Jan. 4 to 60 days in jail and 5 years of probation after pleading to felony DWI, in Ballston Spa. 

Nickolaus K. Davis, 20, of Orangesburg, pleaded on Jan. 4 to criminal possession of a firearm, a felony, in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled April 27. 

Bruce E. St. Gelais, 21, of Troy, was sentenced Jan. 2 to 13 years in state prison after pleading to felony robbery. 

Garrett M. Weatherwax, 24, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Jan. 3 to 1-1/3 to 4 years in state prion after pleading to attempted sexual performance by a child, in Malta. 

Noah J. Hughes, 27, of Scotia, pleaded on Jan. 3 to felony attempted burglary, in Wilton. Sentencing scheduled Feb. 28. 

POLICE

Celestino G. Moreira, age 54, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 4 with aggravated harassment in the second-degree, a misdemeanor. 

Corey A. Pacher, age 26, Queensbury, was charged Jan. 3 with misdemeanor DWI, failed to signal a turn, and misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Connor J. Pressley, age 18, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 2 with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs – a misdemeanor, and unsafe backing, after being involved in a property damage accident. 

Kevin D. Keller, age 27, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 2 with criminal possession of marijuana fourth degree, and criminally using drug paraphernalia – both charges are misdemeanors.

Gerardo E. Esquivel, age 37, Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 1 with two misdemeanor counts criminal mischief. 

James R. Schietzelt, age 72, Saratoga Springs was charged Jan. 1 with two misdemeanor counts assault in the third degree/intent physical injury. 

Dominick M. Martin, age 31, Saratoga Springs was charged Jan. 1 with criminal mischief third degree - a felony. 

Christina E. Krowel, age 21, Buffalo, was charged Dec. 31 with misdemeanor DWI, failed to stop at stop sign, and failed to signal a turn. 

Francis H. Jennings, age 43, Saratoga Springs was charged Dec. 31 with misdemeanor petit larceny, and criminal possession of stolen property fourth - a felony. 

Logan J. Troumbley, age 18, Corinth, was charged Dec. 30 with three misdemeanor counts criminal possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Ute Phelan, age 51, Saratoga Springs was charged Dec. 30 with criminal mischief fourth degree/intent to damage property - a misdemeanor. 

Toby R. Boyea, age 59, Saratoga Springs was charged Dec. 30 with criminal mischief fourth degree/intent to damage property - a misdemeanor.

Sean F. McClendon, age 25, Saratoga Springs was charged Dec. 28 with aggravated unlicensed operation third degree - a misdemeanor, and speeding.   

Lawrence E. Mullins, age 43, Rock City Falls, was charged Dec. 28 with misdemeanor DWI and aggravated DWI, speeding, and operating unregistered motor vehicle on highway. 

Kenneth D. Sephas, age 57, Corinth, was charged Dec. 28 with misdemeanor petit larceny. 

Philip J. Meredith, age 52, Saratoga Springs was charged Dec. 28 with criminal possession of a weapon third degree- a felony, and menacing second degree - a misdemeanor.

Robert B. Mosher, 41, of Wilton, was charged Dec. 27 with Criminal Sex Act First Degree, and Sex Abuse – both felonies. Mosher is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a 12-year-old female in Wilton who was known to him, over the course of several months in 2017. He was sent to the Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail/$50,000 bond. 

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 04 January 2018 17:22

January 5th – January 11th 2018

POLICE

Anthony M. Smith, age 23, Saratoga Springs, was charged Dec. 18 with criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Mary B. Murphy, age 50, Ballston Spa, was charged Dec. 17 with aggravated unlicensed operation after being involved in a property damage accident. 

Ryan D. Eggleston, age 24, Glens Falls, was charged Dec. 17 with failure to obey traffic control device, misdemeanor DWI.

Michael P. Ondreicka, age 34, Deer Park, was charged Dec. 17 with criminal mischief, criminal tampering. 

Hannah E. Davidson, age 27, Saratoga Springs, was charged was charged Dec. 17 with obstructing an intersection, misdemeanor DWI, misdemeanor aggravated misdemeanor DWI. 

Kurt J. Bergfjord, age 28, Cooperstown, was charged Dec. 16 with failure to keep right, speeding - posted zone, misdemeanor DWI, misdemeanor aggravated DWI.

Kelsey O. Johnson, age 24, Albany, was charged Dec. 16 with unlawful possession of marijuana, two counts criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Kristopher W. Jackson, age 27, Clifton Park, was charged Dec. 15 with misdemeanor DWI, speeding - posted zone, unsafe lane change, misdemeanor aggravated DWI. 

Amanda Pagan, age 35, Queensbury, was charged Dec. 15 with misdemeanor DWI, two counts failed to stop at stop sign.

Gary P. Mottau, age 58, Saratoga Springs, was charged Dec. 15 with criminal mischief misdemeanor.

Cory M. Nowak, age 27, Ballston Spa, was charged Dec. 15 with operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs 1st offense- a misdemeanor, two counts failure to keep right, speeding - posted zone.

Kathryn A Price, age 57, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Dec. 21 with felony grand larceny.  A bookkeeper at the Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau, she is suspected of stealing more than $220,000 by forging nearly 200 bureau checks dating back to 2015. She was arraigned and released on $5,000 cash bail. City police said they received a complaint in late October alleging the theft of funds from Bureau bank accounts. Initial investigative efforts show the thefts are believed to involve numerous bank accounts held by the Bureau. 

Lloyd Holness, 59, of Schenectady, was charged Dec. 20 with criminal possession of a forged instrument, on the suspicion that he possessed and cashed a forged check at a bank in the town of Malta. 

Taylor E. Pierre, 18, of Clifton Park, was charged Dec. 20 with two felony counts of promoting a sexual performance by a child. It is alleged he contacted two underage females via social media and requested and directed them to take sexually explicit photos and videos, and send them to him.

Jeffrey D. Place, Jr., 23, of Milton, was sentenced Dec. 14 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony reckless endangerment. 

Marcus A. Jackson, age 21, Saratoga Springs, was charged Dec. 15 with two counts criminal sale of marijuana. 

Scott F. Parillo, age 44, Saratoga Springs, was charged Dec. 15 with felony criminal mischief, and felony criminal contempt. 

Jacob W. Perkins, age 27, Fort Edward, was charged Dec. 15 with aggravated unlicensed operation, equipment (rear license plate light). 

Erin L. Canning, age 40, Saratoga Springs, was charged Dec. 14 with attempted coercion 1st degree/violate duty public serv. – a felony, and aggravated harassment in the second degree second – a misdemeanor. 

Pablo Garcia-Soria, age 30, Veldhoven, was charged Dec. 14 with speeding - posted zone, failed to stop at stop sign, unlawful possession of marijuana, misdemeanor aggravated DWI. 

Brandon R. Little, age 32, Ballston Spa, was charged Dec. 13 with felony DWI - 2nd offense, speeding - posted zone. 

Bryan G. Czajkowski, age 29, Apollo Beach, Florida, was charged Dec. 13 with misdemeanor DWI, speeding - posted zone, refuse pre-screen test. 

Nicole M. Poirier, age 22, Saratoga Springs, was charged Dec. 13 with criminal possession of a weapon, menacing second degree – both misdemeanors.

Michael J. Vittengl, age 61, Lake George, was charged Dec. 13 with theft of services/refusal pay for service – a misdemeanor.

Published in Police Blotter
Thursday, 21 December 2017 18:21

December 22nd – December 28th 2017

COURT

Nicholina J. Sarro, 25, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Dec. 13 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony grand larceny. 

Brian B. Wade, 37, of Corinth, pleaded Dec. 13 to felony attempted assault. Sentencing scheduled for Feb. 7. 

Adam J. Rouse, 32, of Hudson Falls, was sentenced Dec. 13 to six months in jail, after pleading to failure to report address change within 10 days, in Saratoga Springs. 

Rakell L. Dutcher, 32, of Galway, pleaded Dec. 11 to aggravated DWI with a child, a felony. Sentencing scheduled for Jan. 3, 2018. 

Marshall G. Gaudet, 31, of Malta, was sentenced Dec. 13 to 25-years-to-life imprisonment, after pleading to rape, predatory sexual assault against a child, and two counts of possessing a sexual performance of a child – all felonies. According to the Saratoga County District Attorney’s office, Gaudet created and possessed multiple items of child pornography and committed ongoing acts of sexual assault between 2013 and 2016.     

Gerard R. King, Jr., 53, of Glens Falls, was sentenced Dec. 11 to 13 years in state prison, after pleading to burglary in the second-degree, a Class C Violent Felony, in connection with an incident that occurred in Saratoga Springs. 

Donald P. Gilbert, Jr., 32, of Milton, pleaded Dec. 8 to attempted strangulation, in connection with an incident that occurred in Milton. Sentencing scheduled Feb. 2. 

Norman E. Rose,III, 38, of Milton, pleaded Dec. 8 to felony criminal contempt, in connection with an incident that occurred in Milton. Sentencing scheduled Feb. 26. 

Robert S. Loomis, 30, of Schuylerville, pleaded Dec. 8 to felony sexual abuse, in connection with an incident that occurred in the town of Saratoga. Sentencing scheduled Feb. 9. 

POLICE 

Michael J. Lewis, age 37, Greenfield Center, was charged on Dec. 11 with felony criminal mischief. 

Calvin W. Gong, age 59, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Dec. 11 with criminal trespass.

Connor J. Pressley, age 18, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Dec. 10 with criminal possession of marijuana. 

Francisco T. Florian, age 19, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Dec. 10 with unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Jaloreal J. Bullock, age 26, Albany, was charged on Dec. 10 with misdemeanor DWI, refusing a pre-screen test, use of portable electronic devices, fail to keep right, passed a red traffic signal light. 

Albert R. Johnson, age 34, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Dec. 10 with aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor. 

Jeffrey C. Bowen, age 47, Ballston Spa, was charged on Dec. 10 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, and criminally using drug paraphernalia. 

Courtney W. Aesch, age 20, Gloversville, was charged on Dec. 9 with operating motor vehicle while impaired by drugs - a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Raphaella M. Saunders, age 24, Gansevoort, was charged on Dec. 9 with aggravated unlicensed operation – a misdemeanor, and passed a red traffic signal light. 

Roberto M. Ciavarella, age 40, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Dec. 9 with misdemeanor DWI, aggravated DWI, and failing to signal a turn.   

Kenneth W. Cruger, 45, of Greenfield, was charged Dec. 7 with criminal contempt, and assault following a domestic incident in the town of Greenfield. It is alleged Cruger punched a female victim in the face and the victim had an order of protection against him.  Cruger was arraigned and sent to the Saratoga County Correctional Facility in lieu of $2,500 cash, or $5,000 bond. 

Nico J. Rivera, 18, of Ballston Spa, was charged with disseminating indecent material to minors – a felony, and sexual misconduct – a misdemeanor.  It is alleged that Rivera had sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old female victim and sent inappropriate photos of himself to her.  Rivera was arraigned and released on his own recognizance and will answer further to the respective charges in the Ballston Town Court at a later, undisclosed date. 

Jesse R. Harris, 31, of Corinth, was charged Dec. 7 with felony grand larceny, stemming from an incident that occurred in the town of Wilton in September. Harris is suspected of stealing items, cash, and equipment belonging to his employer in the town of Wilton worth a total value amount
of $2902.29.

Dillon J. McIntyre, 18, Robert N. Rouse, 30, and Gary J. Roberts, Jr., 40, all of Hadley, were each charged with felony burglary following an investigation by the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office. The complaint alleges the defendants unlawfully entered a dwelling on Miner Road in the town of Greenfield on Dec. 6 and stole a flat-screen television.

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Thursday, 14 December 2017 17:24

December 15th – December 21st 2017

COURT

Nicholas J. Valcik, 34, of Ballston Spa, pleaded Dec. 5 to promoting prison contraband in the first-degree. Sentencing scheduled Jan. 30, 2018. 

Trevor J. Hammar, 29, of Milton, pleaded Dec. 5 to felony burglary, and two felony counts grand larceny in connection with incidents suspected of taking place in Milton in October. Sentencing scheduled for Jan. 30. 

Lana M. Senecal, 28, of Middle Grove, pleaded Dec. 6 to felony grand larceny in connection with an incident in Malta. Placed on interim probation to include Treatment Court. 

Blake E. Labarge, 25, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Dec. 6 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI, in Saratoga Springs. 

Temujin V. Bozeman, 59, of Saratoga springs, pleaded Dec. 6 to felony DWI in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled Feb. 7.

Wayne S. Fuller, 57, of Wilton, was sentenced Dec. 6 to five years of probation after pleading to felony DWI. 

Mensah L. Watson, 23, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Dec. 7 to three years in state priosn, after pleading to attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, in connection with an incident that occurred in Saratoga Springs. 

Jeanne E. Gorcesky, 50, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Dec. 7 to five days in jail and five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI in Wilton.

 

POLICE

Brett N. Klersfeld, age 62, of Valatie, was charged Dec. 9 with criminal sex act in the third-degree, a felony, and forcible touching, sexual abuse, and sexual misconduct – misdemeanors, following a complaint received by the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office of an alleged forced sexual conduct against a female patient by a mental health provider in the town of Malta. 

Klersfeld is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with a female incapable of consent by virtue of her being a patient while he was her mental health care provider. The acts are suspected of having occurred during treatment sessions in October and November 2017.  Klersfeld was arraigned and sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of bail or bond to await further proceedings, according to authorities.

Kevin J. Martuscello, 49, of Gansevoort, was charged Dec. 9 with felony grand larceny. It is alleged Martuscello stole a wallet containing cash and debit cards from a basket at the Wilton Walmart on Dec. 4. 

Jacquelyn A. Clark, age 35, Ballston Spa, was charged Dec. 7 with speeding, aggravated unlicensed operation, refused chemical test.

Matthew S. Ragotskie, age 26, Saratoga Springs, was charged Dec. 7 with petit larceny - a misdemeanor. 

Jason E. Berben, age 35, Clifton Park, was charged Dec. 7 with aggravated harassment. 

Timothy M. Derlinga, age 49, Saratoga Springs, was charged Dec. 7 with misdemeanor DWI, fail to signal - turn, change lanes, parked, speeding. 

Jonathan E. Joyal, age 25, Ballston Spa, was charged Dec. 6 with misdemeanor DWI, fail to comply with lawful order of the police, fail to obey traffic control device, unsafe lane change- 4 counts, reckless driving- misdemeanor, speeding, no/expired inspection certificate, unlawful fleeing police officer in motor vehicle – a misdemeanor. 

Victoria M. Hoffman, age 27, Troy, was charged Dec. 6 with petit larceny – a misdemeanor. 

Zachary M. Morgan, age 27, Stillwater, was charged Dec. 6 with issuing a bad check/passes check knowing no funds – a misdemeanor. 

Edouard F. Questel, age 68, Gansevoort, was charged Dec. 6 with assault in the second degree/intent physical injury – a felony. 

John J. Calderon, age 41, Saratoga Springs, was charged Dec. 6 with misdemeanor DWI, aggravated DWI, fail to signal - turn, change lanes, parked, fail to obey traffic control device.

Anne E. Cummins, age 39, Saratoga Springs was charged Dec. 6 with felony DWI as a second offense, felony aggravated DWI, and unlawful use of mobile phones in motor vehicle. Cummins was charged after being involved in a property damage accident.

Isaac W. Greco, age 21, Alonte J. White, age 26, both of Saratoga Springs, were charged Dec. 8 with     assault in the first degree/intent to disfigure, assault in the first degree/during felony/flight, robbery in the first degree/serious physical injury, robbery first degree/threatens use of dangerous instrument, assault in the first degree/intent deadly weapon. It is alleged that during the early morning hours of July 4, Greco and White forcibly stole money from a 30-year old man in the area of Gardner Lane. The victim suffered a significant laceration to his face which required initial emergency medical treatment at Saratoga Hospital and subsequent extended follow-up care, police said.   White is in Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $100,000 cash, or $200,000 bond. Greco is currently lodged with the state Department of Corrections on unrelated charges, according to police, who added that their investigation showed this as an isolated incident and not a random act.   

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Thursday, 07 December 2017 16:57

December 8th – December 14th 2017

COURT

Paul J. Sims, 26, of Stillwater, was sentenced Nov. 29 to 16 months-to-4 years, and 1.5-to-5 years in state prison, after pleading, respectively, to felony DWI in connection with an incident in Malta, and criminal mischief in Saratoga Springs. 

Nicholas L. Moon, 28, of South Glens Falls, pleaded Nov. 30 to felony DWI, in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing  scheduled Feb. 1, 2018.

Jared M. Tenace, 27, of Schenectady, was sentenced Dec. 1 to 1.5 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to criminal possession of stolen property, a felony.

 

POLICE 

Brian F. Egan, age 52, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Dec. 4 with aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor. 

Amy V. Kilgallon, age 21, Colonie, was charged on Dec. 3 with misdemeanor DWI, unsafe lane change, and unlawfully driving on or across sidewalk. 

Peter I. Pyon, age 36, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Dec. 2 with criminal mischief in the third degree – a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child – a misdemeanor. 

Michael L. Nailor, age 27, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Dec. 2 with misdemeanor DWI.   

Chad M. Radock, age 42, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Dec. 2 with misdemeanor DWI, and unlawful possession of marijuana.    

Forrest J. Burnetter, age 23, Burnt Hills, was charged on Dec. 1 with unlawful possession of marijuana, and criminal possession of marijuana – a misdemeanor. 

Zachary W. Akers, age 21, St. Johnsville, was charged on Dec. 1 with unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Dennis E. Hill, age 31, Johnstown, was charged on Dec. 1 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Michael J. Vittengl, age 61, Saratoga Springs, was charged on Dec. 1 with grand larceny fourth degree/exceeds $1,000 – a felony.

Richard E. Marvin, age 34, Ballston Spa, was charged Dec. 1 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor. 

Michael R. Bottari, age 26, Ballston Spa, was charged Nov. 30 with misdemeanor DWI, refusing a pre-screen test, improper lane use, headlight violations, and making an unsafe lane change. 

Scott F. Parillo, age 44, Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 30 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence- a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child.

Carmen Cammuso, age 34, Stillwater, was charged Nov. 30 with two misdemeanor counts petit larceny. 

Elizabeth A. Paone, age 65, Albany, was charged Nov. 30 with petit larceny.

Gregory R. Mackey, age 40, Valatie, was charged Nov. 29 with circumvent interlock-court order-operate w/o device, aggravated unlicensed operation, refusing a chemical test, unlawful possession of marijuana, and no/expired inspection certificate.   

Nicholas A. Bliek, age 26, Ballston Spa, was charged Nov. 29 with misdemeanor DWI, felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and speeding. 

John D. Bonarrigo, 48, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 28 with Criminal Possession of Forged Instrument, a felony, and Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor, in connection with an alleged check-cashing incident that occurred in the Town of Malta on Oct. 16.

 

SARATOGA POLICE REPORT

The Saratoga County Sheriff’s office reported a serious personal injury motor vehicle crash occurred shortly after midnight on the morning of Sunday, Dec. 3 on Donnan Road in the town of Galway. A 2004 Chevy Malibu sedan overturned in a ditch was discovered on the north side of Donnan Road along with the four occupants who had all exited the vehicle. 

The operator of the vehicle, 26-year-old Kayla M. Baker, of Ballston Spa, was taken to Saratoga Hospital by Galway EMS with serious injuries to her upper body and subsequently transferred to Albany Medical Center. 

Passengers Kaila M. Miner, 21, and Paige M. Norton, 21, were taken to Saratoga Hospital for treatment of lacerations, and Capri M. Fafard, 25, transported via Life Net helicopter to Albany Medical Center with head injuries. 

The initial investigation revealed Baker was travelling west on Donnan Road when she exited the north side of the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned the vehicle.  The initial investigation has identified alcohol and vehicular speed as contributing factors to the crash. 

Baker was charged with misdemeanor DWI and reckless driving, the violations unlawful possession of marijuana and unreasonable speed, and several other vehicle and traffic law violations.  She is scheduled to appear in Galway Town Court Jan. 11, 2018. The crash is being investigated by the Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit and additional charges may be filed. 

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