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Snowmobilers rescued Sunday SPECULATOR — Two snowmobilers had to be rescued after they became stranded on a trail near the Sacandaga River according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. DEC officers said on Sunday at 11:15 a.m., the Hamilton County Sheriff’s ...

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Driver facing several charges AMSTERDAM — Michael P. Fitzpatrick Jr., 23 was charged with second-degree criminal impersonation and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle by state police on Thursday. Troopers said a vehicle Fitzpatrick was operating was stopped ...

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Man arrested on family court warrant FONDA — Martin P. Hladik, 58, of 48 Forth Ave., Gloversville was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday for an active bench out of Montgomery County Family Court. Hladik was arraigned before Judge Philip Cortese and remanded to ...

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Woman charged with criminal contempt JOHNSTOWN — Elizabeth M. Witzke, 38, of 12 Prospect St., Canajoharie, was charged by city police at 10:50 a.m. Jan. 6 with second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor. Police said she was charged in Canajoharie on a warrant issued by Johnstown City ...

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Terrorist threats case adjourned JOHNSTOWN — A Fulton County Sheriff’s Department corrections officer accused of making terrorist threats last November had his City Court case on Tuesday adjourned until next month. Sgt. Eric D. Sweet, 47, of 347 W. State St. Ext., town of Johnstown, was ...

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Accident leads to no license charge FONDA — Wenda E. Bellinger, of 1700 Hickory Hill Road, was charged on Saturday by Montgomery County sheriff's deputies for third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator. Bellinger was charged after a motor-vehicle accident on Hickory Hill Road when she ...

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Man charged with misdemeanor JOHNSTOWN — Jin X. Chen, 31, of 8 Falcon Crest Drive, was charged by city police at 11:50 p.m. Monday with suspended registration, a misdemeanor. Police said Chen was arrested on South Comrie Avenue after officers investigated a motor vehicle accident. Chen ...

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Man arrested on outstanding warrants GLOVERSVILLE — Jose A. Samuels, 50, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Dec. 28 by state police. Troopers from the Mayfield barracks stopped Samuels on Saratoga Boulevard for a traffic violation. Upon ...

Krutz

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Man charged with second-degree rape PERTH — A man has been charged after state police said he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old. Cody J. Krutz, 22 was charged with second-degree rape by state police on Wednesday. Troopers said an investigation revealed that in September of 2016, ...

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Man arrested on active warrant AMSTERDAM — Shawn W. Soucia, 23, of 4 Cimino Lane, Rotterdam was charged on Dec. 28 by Montgomery County sheriff's deputies for an active bench warrant out of the town of Amsterdam court. Soucia was arraigned in the town of Florida court and released to appear ...

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Woman charged with punching man BROADALBIN — Brandi N. Loney, 24, of 826 County Highway 138, was charged by Fulton County sheriff's deputies at 7:15 p.m. Dec. 25 with second-degree harassment. Deputies said she was charged following a domestic violence incident at her residence in the ...

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Distracted driver ticketed in crash GLOVERSVILLE — One person was ticketed following a two vehicle accident in the city on Thursday according to city police. Officers said Brittany M. Macri of Gloversville was driving south on Route 30A near the intersection of Harrison Street when she ...

Scott

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Woman charged with abandoning dog GLOVERSVILLE —Deborah E. Scott, 24, of 106 Yale St. was charged with abandonment of an animal by city police on Wednesday. Officers said Scott was taken into custody on an active arrest warrant issued by the City Court. The warrant was issued following ...

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Man charged with petit larceny FORT JOHNSON — William M. Woods, 30, of 405 Valley View Blvd. Rensselaer, was charged on Saturday by Montgomery County sheriff's deputies for petit larceny. Woods was seen allegedly walking out of Stewart’s Shop with merchandise not paid for. Woods was ...

Nicole A. Kelly

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Woman flees police, arrested in Johnstown MOHAWK — Nicole A. Kelly, 29, of Gloversville was arrested by state police on Christma following a car chase that was called off out of concern for the public’s safety Police said Kelly was stopped on Route 5 in the town of Mohawk for speeding ...

Jeremy Lake

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Man accused of having child porn JOHNSTOWN — A city man has been arrested after state police at Fonda said he was in possesion of child pornography. Jeremy Lake, 37, was charged with promoting a sexual performance by a child and possessing a sexual performance by a child. Troopers said ...

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Man faces more child porn charges HAGAMAN — A Hagaman man and volunteer basketball coach for a girls basketball team arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography had two additional charges lodged against him. John D. Salisbury, 46, was originally charged with second-degree ...

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Two Florida men face host of felonies GLEN — Two Florida men face a host of charges including seven felonies. Hurtado Rodriguez, 29, of Miami and Yudiel Ceballos, 31, of Opa Locka, were arrested by state police on Tuesday. Both were charged with possession of burglary tools, first-degree ...

Sgt. Eric D. Sweet

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Officer has threat case adjourned JOHNSTOWN — A Fulton County Sheriff’s Department corrections officer accused of making terrorist threats last month had his City Court case adjourned until January. Sgt. Eric D. Sweet, 47, of 347 W. State St. Ext., town of Johnstown, was to appear Tuesday ...

Ryan J. Burton

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Man keeps rental property, charged GLOVERSVILLE — Ryan J. Burton, 27, of 6 Curtis St. was charged with misapplication of property by city police on Friday. Officers said Burton was charged after an investigation into him failing to pay the balance or return the item that he purchased at ...