Police Blotter

Tri-county blotter 08/19

Driving while drunk brings other charges JOHNSTOWN — Benjamin J. Taglialatela, 35, of 293 County Highway 143, Northville, was charged Aug. 12 by Fulton County sheriff's deputies with unspecified felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Deputies said he was also charged with driving while ...

Arrests made in duck incident

EDINBURG — State Department of Environmental Conservation officers on Wednesday arrested two Schenectady County teens in connection with an incident earlier this month in which jet-skiers allegedly were running over ducklings near the Batchellerville Bridge. The names of the two ...

Tri-county blotter 08/17

Traffic stop leads to marijuana charges GLOVERSVILLE —On Saturday, state police charged Thomas J. Doak, 20, of Johnstown with unlawful possession of marijuana. Speeding results in DWI, other charges JOHNSTOWN — Gregory J. Hentnik, 27, of Amsterdam was charged by state police on ...

Tri-county blotter 08/16

Woman charged with shoplifting GLOVERSVILLE — Bridget Barron, 18, of 74 Forest St. was charged with petit larceny by city police on Friday. Officers said they responded to Family Dollar for a report of a shoplifter. The female was identified as Barron. Police said she was stopped outside ...

Tri-county blotter 08/15

Bail set after traffic stop charges JOHNSTOWN — Julie Foster, 24, of 13 McMartin St., Apartment 2, was charged by city police at 8:11 p.m. Aug. 8 with an equipment violation (obstructed view) and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. The motorist was ...

Tri-county blotter

Driver charged with resisting arrest JOHNSTOWN — Luke Y. Sponenberg, 20, of Comrie Avenue, Johnstown, was charged by state police Sunday at approximately 1:45 p.m. with resisting arrest, criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, disorderly conduct, ...

Tri-county blotter 08/14

Driver charged with leaving accident PERTH — Justin M. Taback, 26, of 183 Steele Ave., Gloversville, was charged by Fulton County sheriff's deputies Aug. 5 with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating out of interlock device restriction, leaving the scene of a property ...

Tri-county blotter 08/13

Traffic stop leads to unlicensed operation JOHNSTOWN — Thomas W. Hamel, 24, of 1 West St., Gloversville, was charged by city police at 10:40 p.m. Aug. 3 with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and uninspected motor vehicle. Police said the motorist was ...

Turning from wrong lane causes accident

GLOVERSVILLE — One person was ticketed following a two-vehicle crash on Monday according to city police. Officers said Tamie Fancher of Mayfield was driving west on South Kingsboro Avenue Extension when she pulled into the left-hand turning lane at the intersection with Route 30A, waiting ...

Traffic stop leads to several charges

JOHNSTOWN — Derek R. Hazzard, 29, of 30 Stone Arabia, Fort Plain, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Aug. 5 with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating out of interlock device restriction and speeding. Deputies said he was charged following a traffic stop ...

Man charged with using stolen card

JOHNSTOWN — Zackary A. Young, 18, of 240 Horning Road, Palatine Bridge, was charged by city police at 1:50 p.m. July 31 with petit larceny. Police said he was charged for allegedly purchasing items at 5:10 p.m. June 28 from Applebee’s at 223 N. Comrie Ave. with the victim’s credit ...

Cops: Man threw jacket into fire

JOHNSTOWN — Caesar L. Kenna, 16, of 117 W. Fulton St., Apartment 2, was charged by city police at 4:02 p.m. July 31 with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Police said he was charged for an incident at midnight July 14 at his residence. Police said he allegedly threw a victim’s jacket into ...

Unsafe backing leads to charges

JOHNSTOWN — Brian F. Dake, 34, of 144 County Highway 137, Caroga Lake, was charged by city police at 4 p.m. Aug. 2 with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and unsafe backing. Police said he was charged from a property damage motor vehicle accident at 240 N. Comrie Ave. He will ...

Traffic stop leads to marijuana charges

JOHNSTOWN — Two people were charged by city police following a vehicle stop at 11:45 p.m. Aug. 2 on Walnut Avenue. Police said driver Tyler S. Price, 22, of 106 Meadow St., was charged with an equipment violation (headlight) and unlawful possession of marijuana. Police said passenger ...

Rymaruk

Tri-county blotter 08/10

Driver charged with suspended registration FORT PLAIN — Timothy A. Brownell Jr., 32, of 7442 Route 5S, Fort Plain, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies Sunday with operating a vehicle with a suspended registration. Deputies said Brownell Jr. was seen driving a motor ...

Baker

Tri-county blotter 08/09

Man accused of damaging window GLOVERSVILLE — James N. Baker, 27, of 73 Prospect Ave. was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, by city police on Friday. Officers said Baker was taken into custody on an outstanding arrest warrant issued out of City Court for a previous ...

Two charged with animal cruelty

CANAJOHARIE — Emily A. Bywater and Gregory P. Wilber, of 240 Maple Hill Road, Canajoharie, were arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies Friday and charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty. Deputies said they responded to 240 Maple Hill road July 23 for a report of animal abuse. ...

Traffic stop leads to several charges

ST JOHNSVILLE — Harold Edward Hammer Jr., 46, of P.O. Box 353, Johnstown, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies and charged with operating a vehicle with a revoked license and operating a vehicle without an ignition interlock device. Deputies said Hammer was seen operating a ...

Traffic stop results in drug charges

FORT PLAIN — Austin R. Liebing, 19, of Garfield Street, Fort Plain was charged by state police Saturday at approximately 12:32 p.m. and was charged with unlawful possession marijuana and having an equipment violation.

Rodriguez

Tri-county blotter 08/06

Four arrested in drug sale sting AMSTERDAM — As part of an ongoing investigation into the sale of drugs in the city, the Amsterdam Police Department and the New York state police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team executed arrest warrants for the sale of drugs in the city on Thursday. ...