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Petit larceny

alleged

JOHNSTOWN – Bradley Davis, 62, of Gloversville, was charged with petit larceny on Aug. 8 by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies said Davis stole items from the Hannaford Supermarket in the town of Johnstown.

Davis was issued an appearance ticket to appear at the town of Johnstown Court at a later date.

Possession of

marijuana alleged

ALBANY- Marissa Fuentes, 37, of Amsterdam, was arrested by New York State Police Thursday and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Police said Fuentes was stopped for a traffic infraction on the Thruway when they found a plastic baggie containing marijuana.

Police said Fuentes was ticketed and is expected in City Court Sept. 2.

Driving while intoxicated charged

BROADALBIN-Richard Simmons, 68, of 294 Reidel Road, Amsterdam, was arrested by village police Friday and charged with passing a red light, having a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher and driving while intoxicated.

Police said Simmons ran the red light on Pine Street and crossed Route 29 while the light was green on the Route 29 side. Police said Simmons smelled of alcoholic beverages. He was put through a field sobriety test and failed, police said.

Simmons was ticketed and is expected to appear in Village Court Thursday at 10 a.m., police said.

Unlicensed operation charged

BROADALBIN-Kacie McGillin, 19, of 83 Vandyke Ave., Amsterdam, was arrested by village police Wednesday and charged with speeding and aggravated unlicensed operation.

Police said McGillin was stopped for speeding when they discovered she was operating a motor vehicle with her license revoked for failing to answer two summons.

Police said McGillin was ticketed and is expected to appear in Village Court at 10 a.m.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Tara L. Bradt, 27, of 168 East Blvd. was charged with second-degree criminal contempt by city police on Monday.

Officers said they were called to the above address for a property retrieval that turned into an argument. During the investigation it was learned that Bradt was in violation of a stay away order and warrant was issued for Bradt’s arrest.

Bradt turned herself in at the police station, was processed, arraigned in City Court and released on her own recognizance.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Dorothy Zimmerman, 53, of 142 Yale Street in Amsterdam was charged with petit larceny by city police on Wednesday.

Officers said they were called to the Salvation Army for a report of a woman, later identified as Zimmerman, allegedly stealing clothes and shoes, passing all points of sale without paying for the property.

Zimmerman was issued an appearance ticket for City Court later this month.

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MOHAWK – Raymond Erb Jr., 40, of 30 Lincoln Ave. was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday.

Deputies said Erb was stopped for a traffic complaint and found to have a driver’s license that was revoked three times for speeding violations or misdemeanors in 18 months.

Erb was issued a ticket for Town Court and released.

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MOHAWK -Melissa A. Dillenbeck, 36, of 165 Edick Road in Johnstown was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a the registration suspended or revoked, displaying a forged certificate of inspection, unsafe tires, operating without a insurance, unregistered vehicle, failure to surrender suspended or revoked registration by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday.

Officers said Dillenbeck was stopped on Route 334 for having switched plates on the vehicle she was driving. During the course of the investigation, police learned the inspection sticker was forged, the registration was suspended for insurance lapse, and the vehicle was uninsured.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Codilee J. Rumrill, 26, of 28 Hough St. in St. Johnsville was taken into custody on a bench warrant by city police on Thursday.

Officers said Rumrill was initially taken into custody at the Herkimer County Department of Social Services in the village of Herkimer. Rumrill was wanted on a warrant issued by City Court for failure to appear on a petit larceny charge.

Rumrill was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail on $350 cash or $1,500 bond.

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AMSTERDAM – Adam J. Liss, 21, of 534 County Highway 107 in Johnstown was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday.

Deputies said Liss was charged following a traffic stop, during which he was found to be in possession of marijuana.

Liss was given a ticket for Town Court on a later date and released.

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AMSTERDAM – Stanley H. Barnes, 28, of 14 Eagle St. in Gloversville was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended license by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday.

Deputies said Barnes was charged following a traffic stop, during which time he was found to be in possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended license.

Barnes was given tickets for Town Court and released.

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AMSTERDAM – Timothy L. Harlow, 28, of 301 Dugway Road of Stratford was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday.

Deputies said Harlow was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a road check. Harlow was found to be in possession of marijuana and a grinder.

Harlow was given a ticket for Town Court and released.

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Disorderly conduct

charged

GLOVERSVILLE – Cecilio Persen, 35, of 56 Sixth Ave., and Andrew P. Kinard, 29, of 22 Lincoln St., were charged with disorderly conduct by city police on Monday.

Officers said they were dispatched to the area of 56 Sixth Ave. for the report of a large group of people fighting. As officers arrived on the scene, people began to flee in numerous directions.

Officers then observed Kinard and Persen still engaged in a physical altercation. Officers were able to separate the two, who were placed into custody, police said.

Kinard and Persen were processed and issued appearance tickets, returnable to City Court at a later date.

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Unlicensed operation charged

GLOVERSVILLE – Anthony W. Beddow, 28, of 1022 Central Ave., Albany was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, second-degree criminal impersonation, operating a motor vehicle without an interlock ignition device and multiple vehicle and traffic law violations by city police on Friday.

Officers said that while conducting a vehicle stop on Cayadutta Street for an equipment violation, the vehicle’s driver, Beddow, provided a name and driver license which did not belong to him in an attempt to avoid proper identification of himself.

The investigation continued and it was learned the male driver was actually Beddow. The defendant’s driver’s license status was revoked along with a court-ordered restriction for an ignition interlock device.

Beddow was arraigned in City Court, where he was sent to Fulton County Jail with no bail due to having multiple previous felony convictions.

Beddow was also found to be on parole with the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and was also remanded to the jail on a violation of parole warrant.

Drunken driving charged

MOHAWK – Jennifer Sprigs, 41, of 126 County Highway 112, Gloversville, was arrested by Montgomery County Sseriff’s deputies and charged with aggravated DWI.

Deputies said Sprigs was operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of 0.20 percent.

Deputies said Sprigs was released on appearance tickets and is expected in Town Court on Sept. 14 at 5 p.m.

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Attempted assault charged

GLOVERSVILLE – Devondre L. Howard, 17, of 57 Forest St., apartment 1 west, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, attempted assault and menacing by city police on Tuesday.

Officers said they were called to Howard’s address for a disorderly conduct complaint. Upon arrival, officers said Howard’s mother stated he was acting out of control and had attacked his 11-year-old sister, pushing her towards the ground and attempting to punch her.

Howard was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail on $1,000 cash or $5,000 bond.

Obstruction of breathing alleged

GLOVERSVILLE – Walter C. Buyce, 41, of 10 Woodside Ave. was charged with two counts of first-degree criminal contempt, criminal obstruction of breathing/blood circulation and third-degree attempted assault by city police on Aug. 13.

Officers said they were called to Buyce’s address for a report of a family dispute. During the investigation, officers learned Buyce was the subject of an active arrest warrant for first-degree criminal contempt.

Buyce was taken into custody on the active warrant and charges stemming from the current complaint.

Buyce was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.

Welfare fraud alleged

JOHNSTOWN-Shelly Reed, 40, 4159 Route 30, Perth was arrested by Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies on Aug. 11 and charged with first-degree filing a false instrument, third-degree grand larceny and third-degree welfare fraud, all felonies.

Deputies said Reed filed a false instrument with the Fulton County Department of Social Services in order to obtain benefits she was not entitled to.

Deputies said Reed was arraigned in the Town of Johnstown and released on her own recognizance.

Welfare fraud alleged

JOHNSTOWN-Linda Pettit, 50, of 359 N. Main St., Gloversville was arrested by Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies on Aug. 5 and charged with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, fourth-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree grand larceny, all felonies.

Deputies said Pettit filed a false instrument with the Fulton County Department of Social Services in order to obtain benefits she was not entitled to.

Deputies said Pettit was ticketed and is expected to appear in City Court at a later date.

Welfare fraud alleged

JOHNSTOWN- Paul Hinman, 45, of 7 Briggs St., was arrested by Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday and charged with fourth-degree welfare fraud, fourth-degree grand larceny and first-degree offering a false instrument, all felonies.

Deputies said Hinman offered a false instrument to the Fulton County Department of Social Services in order to obtain benefits he was not entitled to.

Deputies said Hinman was ticketed and is expected to appear in City Court at a later date.

Welfare fraud alleged

JOHNSTOWN-Dennis Edwards, 57, of 53 Oakland Ave., Gloversville was arrested by Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies Thursday and charged with fifth-degree welfare fraud, first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, a felony and fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony.

Deputies said Edwards filed a false instrument with the Fulton County Department of Social Services to obtain benefits he was not entitled to.

Deputies said Edwards was ticketed and is expected to appear in City Court at a later date.

Criminal mischief charged

BROADALBIN-Devin M. Cannizzaro, 18, of 359 Honeywell Corners Road, Broadalbin, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Wednesday with felony third-degree criminal mischief and misdemeanor second-degree criminal mischief.

Deputies said he was charged at 7:20 p.m. following a trespass complaint in the town.

Deputies said Cannizzaro allegedly unlawfully entered through a window and remained inside of a dwelling without permission. He also allegedly damaged a window and air conditioner upon exiting the dwelling.

He will appear later in Town Court.

DWI chekpoint nets several arrests

MAYFIELD – The New York State Police from Troop G Zone 3 made multiple arrests during a DWI checkpoint. The following people were arrested:

Justin W. Stratton, 35, of Broadalbin, was stopped during the checkpoint after an odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected on his breath and inside his vehicle.

Police said Stratton was traveling with his 6-year-old daughter and was arrested for felony Leandra’s Law. He was transported to state police in Mayfield where he provided a breath sample of 0.17 percent. Police said Stratton was also ticketed for unlicensed operation.

He was issued multiple tickets and released. He is scheduled to appear in the town of Broadalbin court Sept. 8.

Police said Les A. Kruger, 58, of Amsterdam, was stopped during the checkpoint after an odor of an alcoholic beverage and marijuana was detected emanating from him and his vehicle.

Police said a search of the vehicle yielded approximately 3 grams of marijuana and a pipe with marijuana residue. He was also found to be intoxicated and was arrested for DWI and transported to Mayfield where he provided a breath sample of 0.10 percent.

Kruger was issued appearance tickets for unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, misdemeanor DWI and several traffic tickets.

He is scheduled to appear in the town of Broadalbin court Sept. 1.

Richard M. Goyette, 63, of Scotia, was stopped during the checkpoint after an odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected on his breath and inside his vehicle.

Goyette was arrested for DWI and transported to Mayfield where he provided a breath sample of 0.11 percent. He was also ticketed for being unlicensed.

Goyette was issued multiple tickets and released.

He is scheduled to appear in the town of Broadalbin court on Sept. 1.

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Harassment

alleged

AMSTERDAM-Derek Nichols, 24, of 108 Chestnut Hills apartment D8, was arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies Monday and charged with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanour.

Deputies said they responded to a domestic violence call that reported Nichols pushed the woman who was holding a baby.

Deputies took custody of Nichols at his place of business. He was transported to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for processing and was released on appearance tickets.

Deputies said Nichols is expected to appear in Town Court Aug. 23.

Suspended registration

charged

PALATINE-Jason Moshier, 30, of 6091 State Highway 5, was arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies Monday and charged with operating a vehicle with a suspended license and operating on a suspended registration.

Deputies said Moshier was observed driving with a suspended registration on West Grand Street when they issued a traffic stop and DMV check.

Deputies said Moshier’s license was suspended for not having insurance in effect. He was issued appearance tickets and is expected in Town Court at a later date, deputies said.

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Identity theft charged

GLOVERSVILLE -Kayla M. Salvione, 29, of 58 Helwig St., was taken into custody on bench and probation warrants for unlawful possession of personal identification information, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, first-degree identity theft, second-degree criminal impersonation and petit larceny, and was wanted on two bench warrants by city police on Sunday.

Officers said Salvione was taken into custody on an unrelated disorderly conduct complaint.

Salvione was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail on $3,000 cash bail or $6,000 bond.

Criminal contempt alleged

AMSTERDAM-Sharon Ann Madej, 73, of 133 Belfance Road, was arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on Aug. 10 and charged with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment.

Deputies said Madej was served with an order of protection and she threatened the protected party.

Deputies said Madej was arraigned in Town Court and is expected to reappear in court on Aug. 25 at 6 p.m.

Petit larceny charged

AMSTERDAM-Carrie Mathis, 31, of 133 Olsen Road, St. Johnsville, was arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies Friday and charged with petit larceny.

Deputies said Hannaford Supermarket’s lost prevention caught Mathis stealing $537.88 worth of merchandise.

Deputies said Mathis is expected to appear in Town Court at a later date.

Open container charged

JOHNSTOWN – Harold H. Moore, 23, of 835 Maple Town Road, Canajoharie, was charged by city police at 8:10 p.m. Aug. 5 with violation of the open container law.

Police said he was charged on West Clinton Street. He was told by police to dump a can of beer he was drinking, but declined, police said.

He will appear later in City Court.

Obstruction of breathing charged

JOHNSTOWN -Matthew D. Myers, 45, of 324 W. Main St., apartment 1, was charged by city police at 9:20 a.m. Aug. 6 with second-degree harassment and obstruction of breathing or blood circulation.

Police said he was charged at home after police investigated a family dispute at his address.

He will appear later in City Court.

Harassment alleged

JOHNSTOWN – Michele M. Lasnick, 30, of 20 Yost St., was charged by city police at 5:20 p.m. Aug. 6 with second-degree harassment.

Police said she was charged at home after police responded to a family dispute.

She will appear later in City Court.

Driving while intoxicated charged

JOHNSTOWN – Jeremiah D. Sommers, 33, of 371 N. Grand St., Cobleskill, was charged by city police at 4:05 a.m. Aug. 7 with driving while intoxicated, driving with 0.08 percent or greater blood-alcohol content, loud exhaust and failure to keep right.

Police said he was charged on South Comrie Avenue after a traffic stop.

Sommers will appear later in City Court.

Petit larceny charged

JOHNSTOWN – Alan F. Leon, 48, of 18 S. Chase St., apartment 2, Johnstown, was charged by city police at 5:20 p.m. Aug. 7 with petit larceny.

Police said he was charged on East State Street for taking two bags of empty cans from a Johnstown Little League donation box.

He will appear later in City Court.

Harassment alleged

JOHNSTOWN – Chad C. Hilts, 25, of 324 N. Perry St., was charged by city police at 12:24 p.m. Monday with second-degree harassment.

Police said he was charged at home after police responded to a family dispute.

He will appear later in City Court.

Arrested on a warrant

JOHNSTOWN – Nathaniel D. DeForest, 59, of 142 Main Ave., apartment B, Wynantskill, Rensselaer County, was charged by city police Tuesday on a warrant.

Police said he was charged on a bench warrant issued by City Court.

He was held for arraignment in that court.

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Bench warrant

charged

NORTHAMPTON – Daniel A. Young, 22, of 469 County Highway 152, Northville, was charged Friday by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies following a warrant check in the town.

Deputies said he was charged at 2:10 p.m. at his residence.

Young was turned over to the Gloversville Police Department for arraignment in Gloversville City Court.

Unlicensed operation

charged

JOHNSTOWN – Kenneth E. Montgomery II, 35, of 1344 County Highway 107, Lot 10, Fort Johnson, was charged Friday by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

Deputies said he was arrested following a traffic stop on Route 29 in the town of Johnstown.

Montgomery allegedly was operating a motor vehicle with a suspended New York state driver’s license, deputies said. He was also wanted by Amsterdam Police Department on an active bench warrant.

Montgomery was issued a ticket for Johnstown Town Court. He was later transported from the scene and turned over to Amsterdam police on the active bench warrant.

Bench warrant

charged

NORTHVILLE – Timothy C. Belden, 27, of 151 S. Main St., Northville, was arrested Friday by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies and state parole officers following a warrant check in the village.

Deputies said he was charged at 5:10 p.m. A warrant was issued at his residence and he was taken into custody without incident.

Belden was transported to Fulton County Jail and held pending future court action.

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GLOVERSVILLE – A city teenager is facing an arson charge after city police said he set fire to a trash can at Boulevard Elementary.

Thomas E. Ryan, 16, of 7 Jay St. was charged with fifth-degree arson and third-degree criminal trespass on Friday.

Officers said they were called to Boulevard Elementary School at 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 10 for a report a trash can had been intentionally set on fire. Police said Ryan was developed as a suspect and later admitted his actions to police.

Ryan was arraigned in City Court and released.

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NORTHAMPTON – Marlana D. Brucker, 33, of 198 Northville Road, Edinburg, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies on July 30 with suspended registration.

Deputies said she was charged at 9:59 a.m. following a traffic stop on an unspecified road.

Brucker will appear later in Town Court.

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CAROGA – Kayla M. Dillenbeck of 165 Edick Road, Johnstown, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Aug. 3 with second-degree harassment, a violation, and fourth-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor.

Deputies said she was charged at the sheriff’s office. Deputies said she was at Pine Lake Park when she had an argument with a female. Deputies said Dillenbeck allegedly grabbed the victim by the throat and ripped her bathing suit, damaging it.

She will appear later in Town Court.

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JOHNSTOWN – Thomas J. Doak Jr., 19, of 41 Grove Street Apt. 1, Gloversville, was charged by Fulton County sherif’s deputies on Aug. 3 with suspended registration.

Deputies said he was charged at 5:10 p.m. following a traffic stop on West Fulton Street Extension in the town. He was charged for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended New York state registration.

Doak will appear later in Town Court.

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JOHNSTOWN – Three people were injured in an accident investigated by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 8:22 p.m. Thursday on Route 29A, east of Progress Road.

Deputies said driver Megan B. Kucel, 32, of 275 Nine Mile Street Road, Gloversville, suffered minor bleeding to the elbow-lower arm-hand area and was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam.

Deputies said the other driver – Michael J. Pryszmant, 30, of 23 James St., Gloversville – had minor bleeding to his face. A passenger – Daynn Durrin-Brown, 20 – suffered minor bleeding to her elbow-lower arm-hand area. Both persons were taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville.

Kucel was traveling east on Route 29A, while Pryszmant was westbound. Kucel’s car veered off into the westbound lane, sideswiping Pryszmant’s vehicle, deputies said. Pryszmant’s car then struck a utility pole and tree.

Kucel was ticketed on a charge of failure to keep right.

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BROADALBIN-Andrew Stawniczy, 22, of 122 Malta Pointe, Malta, was arrested by village police Thursday and charged with using a portable electronic device, unlicensed operator, fail to notify DMV of an address change and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Police said Stawniczy was stopped for having his cellphone in his hand. Stawniczy said he was using it for GPS. Police said Stawniczy had an ID, not a license. The ID’s address had not been changed with DMV. Police said Stawniczy had marijuana pipes in the vehicle. Stawniczy was ticketed and is expected to appear in Village Court on Sept. 1, at 10 a.m.

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NORTHAMPTON – A teenager who allegedly drove 90 mph and then ran from an officer trying to make a traffic stop was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Monday in the town.

Deputies said Michael M. Intelisano Jr., 19, of 412 County Highway 107, Johnstown, was charged with speed in zone above 55 mph and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

Deputies said he was arrested on County Highway 123. Intelisano allegedly was traveling 90 mph and ran from a deputy at a traffic stop, deputies said.

He was apprehended and a check of his driver’s license showed it was suspended for failure to pay a fine in Gloversville.

Intelisano will appear later in Town Court.

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Driving while impaired charged

NORTHAMPTON – Cindy Chiuchiolo, 35, of Salisbury, was arrested by state police and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs.

Deputies said Chiuchiolo was arrested following a traffic stop. She was ticketed and is expected to appear in Town Court on Aug. 18, at 3 p.m.

Failure to appear alleged

FLORIDA – Christie Lee Sanguine, 40, was arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies Saturday and charged with failure to appear in court.

Deputies said Sanguine was among several people detained for trespassing at Wintergreen Park in Canajohaire. She is expected to appear in Town Court at a later date, deputies said.

Petit larceny charged

NORTHAMPTON-Kimberly Ward, 29, of Northville, was arrested by state police Wednesday and charged with petit larceny.

Police said Ward removed a number of prescription pills from a co-worker’s purse without permission on Sunday.

Ward was ticketed and is expected to appear in Town Court on Aug. 25 at 3 p.m.

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Suspended license charged

GLEN – Adam Klein, 39, of 35 Frankling St., Fultonville, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies Saturday with operating a vehicle with a suspended license.

Deputies said Klein was seen driving a motor vehicle with an obstructed view in Fultonville when a traffic stop was made. Deputies said Klein had a suspended license for failing to pay a fine out of Sullivan County.

Deputies said Klein was ticketed and is expected to appear in Town Court at a later date.

Criminal contempt charged

AMSTERDAM- Angel Sanchez, 25, of 60 Division St., apartment C3, was arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies Sunday and charged with second-degree criminal contempt.

Deputies said Sanchez was stopped for driving with an obstructed view when a DMV check revealed Sanchez had an order of protection against him protecting his girlfriend, who was the driver of the motor vehicle. Deputies said Sanchez was arraigned in Town Court and sent to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility.

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GLEN – Deputies said a Fultonville man is facing several charges after leaving the scene of an accident and being found in a corn field Wednesday.

Noel Egelston, 40, of Auriesville Rd., was arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies and charged with DWI, leaving the scene of property damage accident, having a suspended license, speed not reasonable and failure to take a field test.

Deputies said Egelston was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Auriesville Road. Egelston, who had a BAC of over 0.8 percent, left the scene on foot after striking three parked vehicles.

Deputies said Egelston was located in a corn field by their K-9 Gaj. He was ticketed and is expected to appear in Town Court on Sept. 8 at 2 p.m.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Jahari B. Gainer, 17, of 78 Washington St. was charged with third-degree attempted assault by city police on Monday.

Officers said they received a complaint that Gainer had struck a male victim in the face without provocation at the basketball court on the corner of East Fulton and Market Streets. The investigation led to an arrest warrant being issued for Gainer.

On Monday, Gainer was arrested at the police station while in the custody of Fulton County corrections and present for court on unrelated charges.

He was arraigned and sent to Fulton County corrections.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Cody Handy, 21, of 406 N. Market St. in Johnstown was charged with driving while intoxicated and unlawful possession of marijuana by city police on Sunday.

Officers said Handy was seen failing to keep a motor vehicle to the right. Police said that while conducting the investigation, it was suspected that Handy was under the influence of alcohol.

Handy was asked to perform field sobriety testing, which he failed. Handy was also found to be in possession of more than 26 grams of marijuana.

Handy was given an appearance ticket for City Court on Aug. 29 at 9 a.m.

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GLOVERSVILLE – John E. Smith, 51, of 87 The Mall St. in Amsterdam was charged with reckless driving and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Officers said they were called to the area of Northern Terrace for a vehicle complaint. Upon arrival, officers learned that John Smith had been driving in the area at a high rate of speed and nearly struck the victim and their two children who were walking in the area.

When the victim attempted to confront Smith, he became more confrontational before speeding away. Smith was later located and was arrested.

Smith was transported to the station where he was processed and arraigned in City Court where he was sent to the Fulton County Correctional Facility on $500 cash bail or $1,000 bail.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Daniel W. Whitman, 38, of 7 Pearl St. was charged with second-degree criminal trespass, fourth-degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child by city police on Saturday.

Officers said they were called to 116 Fremont St. for a trespass complaint. Police said during the course of the investigation, it was learned that Whitman had broken a window pane of the front door in order to make entry to the residence. Whitman then entered the residence where he was met by the homeowner and her child, before being forced to leave.

Whitman was later located in a neighbor’s backyard and was arrested.

Whitman was transported to the station for processing and released on an appearance ticket, for City Court on Aug. 22 at 9 a.m.

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AMSTERDAM-Brent Heroth, 45, of 4359 State Highway 10 Fort Plain, was arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies Saturday and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and having a suspended license.

Deputies said Heroth was driving a vehicle with insufficient brake lights when a traffic stop was issued. Deputies said a DMV check revealed his license was revoked and Heroth was in possession of marijuana.

Heroth was ticketed and is expected to appear in Town Court at a later date.

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AMSTERDAM – Jacob-Berroa, 18, of 43 Broad St., was arrested by city police Friday and charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and third-degree criminal trespass.

Police said Berroa was vandalizing property on the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Bridge. Police said newly installed security cameras and passing motorists alerted them that Berroa was tearing down temporary caution fencing that kept people from entering the bridge. Berroa was also throwing pylons over the side of the bridge. Police said Berroa was taken into custody without incident.

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BETHLEHEM – Heriberto Ortiz, 27, of Amsterdam was arrested by state police Friday and charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and speeding.

Police said Ortiz was stopped on I-87 for a speeding violation when he was found to be in possession of an electronic stun gun.

Police said Ortiz was ticketed and is expected to appear in Town Court on Aug. 16 at 4 p.m.

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Petit larceny

charged

AMSTERDAM-Crystal Diane Harris, 32, of 200 Virgina Lane, apartment D8, was arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies Sunday and charged with petit larceny.

Deputies said Harris was arrested by loss prevention at the city Hannaford for shoplifiting $41.75 worth of merchandise.

Deputies said Harris was ticketed and is expected to appear in Town Court on Aug. 16 at 6 p.m.

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FONDA – State police said Monday a Florida man is facing felony charges after stealing more than $50,000 from an elderly male family member living in Montgomery County.

Police said William R. Lewis Jr., 59, of Winter Garden, Fla., was arrested and charged with second-degree grand larceny, a felony.

Police said Lewis had access to the family member’s accounts and used this money for his personal gain. Lewis took the money over the course of six months, authorities said.

Police said Lewis was investigated for nine months.

Lewis surrendered Aug. 1 after being arrested in Florida.

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GLOVERSVILLE – A city man is facing a felony charge after city police say he was found to be in possession of numerous types of narcotics on Thursday.

Jamie L. Lucas, 29, of 17 Allen St., was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony; two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor; and second-degree harassment, a violation.

Lucas was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail on $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond.

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GLOVERSVILLE – A city man is facing charges after city police said he threatened officers with a kitchen knife.

Robert A. Rodecker, 59, of 14 Oakland Ave., was charged with two counts of menacing a police officer, criminal possession of a weapon and resisting arrest on Monday.

Officers said they were called to 14 Oakland Ave. for a complaint. During an interview, Rodecker became enraged and ran inside the residence, where he grabbed a knife and threatened officers, police said.

Rodecker was arraigned in City Court and was sent to the Fulton County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.

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GLOVERSVILLE – A city woman is facing charges after city police said she had sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old.

Deborah E. Berg, 19, of 74 Division St. apartment 1 was charged with sexual misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child on Saturday.

Berg was given tickets to appear in City Court on a later date.

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One person injured during accident

NORTHAMPTON – One person was injured in an accident investigated by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 10:11 p.m. Friday on Route 30, southwest of Russell Lane.

Deputies said driver Ryan R. Marcellus, 28, of Box 34, Northville, suffered a fracture to an arm and was taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital.

Deputies said he was traveling north on Route 30. He stated a deer entered the road, resulting in him losing control of his car. Marcellus’ car went in the opposite ditch, overturned and came back on its wheels, deputies said.

No tickets were issued.

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JOHNSTOWN – Jamie L. Lucas, 29, of 17 Allen St., was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 5 a.m. Thursday on a warrant for failure to pay a fine.

Deputies said Lucas was charged on a bench warrant issued by Town Court.

The suspect was arraigned and sent to the county jail in lieu of $250 cash bail or $1,500 insurance bond, pending further court action.

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JOHNSTOWN – Rebecca L. Zuckerwar, 30, of 21 Carpenter St., Gloversville, was charged by city police at 3:58 p.m. July 29 with second-degree harassment.

Police said she was charged at the Rail Trail in Gloversville after calling Johnstown police’s non-emergency line over 29 times. Police said Zuckerwar would allegedly hang up as soon as the call was answered. The cell phone used to make the calls was recovered, police said.

Zuckerwar was held for arraignment in City Court.

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JOHNSTOWN – Francine D. Passero, 52, of 7 Briggs St., apartment 1, was charged by city police at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday with petit larceny.

Police said she was charged at her home on a warrant issued by City Court. The original case involved a $250 check she wrote to Williamson Optical at the Johnstown Mall, with insufficient funds in the checking account.

She will appear later in City Court.

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JOHNSTOWN – Carl W. Ovitt III, 26, of 146 Pleasant Ave., was charged by city police at 12:14 a.m. Wednesday with obstruction of breath and second-degree unlawful imprisonment, both misdemeanors; and second-degree harassment, a violation.

Police said he was charged on Pleasant Avenue after a domestic incident. Police said Ovitt held a female down and placed his hands around the victim’s throat, obstructing her airway.

He was held for arraignment in City Court.

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JOHNSTOWN – Debra A. Kohout, 58, of 518 N. Perry St. upstairs, was charged by city police at 8:46 a.m. Tuesday on a bench warrant.

Police said the original charge related to welfare fraud. Kohout turned herself into police after learning of the warrant for failure to appear in City Court.

She was held for arraignment in City Court.

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JOHNSTOWN – Jessica L. Lander, 17, of 118 Woodrow Road, apartment 202, Amsterdam, was charged by city police at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday with misdemeanor resisting arrest and disorderly conduct and unlawful possession of marijuana, both violations.

Police said she turned herself in. Police said a warrant was issued by City Court for Lander for a 2015 incident in which the defendant was a passenger in a vehicle stop.

Lander was arraigned before City Court Judge Brett Preston and sent to the county jail in lieu of $250 cash bail or $2,000 bond.

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JOHNSTOWN – Amy L. Lamont, 24, of 28 Hancock St., Little Falls, was charged by city police at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday with failure to pay a fine, a violation.

Police said she was charged on Main Street in Little Falls for failure to pay a fine issued by Johnstown City Court.

She will appear later in that court.

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DOLGEVILLE – The Dolgeville Police Department is investigating several car larcenies that occurred over night on the south end of the village in the area of Spafford Ave., South Main Street, Howard Street, Rundell Ave. and Ransom Street. Unlocked cars have been reported gone through. Also some open garages and cars were gone through. Items reported missing range from a few dollars in change and personal items to several hundred dollars.

If you notice someone has been in your vehicle, or if you have any information that may help with the investigation please call the Dolgeville Police at 429-8231.

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Petit larceny charged

GLOVERSVILLE – Joshua L. Guist, 21, and Breanna S. Aucion, 21, both of 28 Franklin St., were charged with petit larceny by city police on July 28.

Officers said they were called to Walmart for a report of two shoplifters in custody. Upon arrival, officers said they were told loss prevention had stopped Guist and Aucion for allegedly shoplifting $73 worth of merchandise by putting it in a shopping cart, removing the tags and passing all points of sale without making any attempts to pay for the items.

Guist and Aucion were both given appearance tickets for City Court and released.

Arrested on bench warrant

GLOVERSVILLE – Brenda L. Cross, 48, of 73 E. Pine St., was taken into custody on a bench warrant by city police on July 28.

Officers said Cross had an active bench warrant for failure to pay a fine.

Cross was held for arraignment in City Court.

DWI alleged

GLOVERSVILLE – Anwar S. Asfari, 67, of 6 Academy Place was charged with driving while intoxicated, moving from lane unsafely and inadequate tail lamp by city police on Saturday.

Officers said Asfari’s vehicle was spotted driving on West Eighth Avenue in an erratic manner including striking the curb several times and drifting on and off the roadway.

Officers conducted a traffic stop, and said they took Asfari into custody for driving while intoxicated.

Asfari was held for arraignment in City Court.

Failure to appear charged

GLEN – Andrew S. Bandos of 26 Summit Ave., Amsterdam was taken into custody on a bench warrant by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on July 28.

Deputies said Bandos was wanted for failure to appear.

He was arraigned in Town Court and sent to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on $500 cash bail or $1,000 bond.

He is scheduled to reappear in Town Court on Aug. 16 at 2 p.m.

Suspended license charged

AMSTERDAM – Patrick A. Oarr, 29, of 45 Cayudatta St., Johnstown, was charged with operating with a suspended license by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Monday.

Deputies said Oarr was stopped on Saratoga Avenue in the town and was found to have a suspended license for failure to pay fines.

Oarr was given tickets for Town Court on a later date.

Harassment charged

PALATINE – Charles L. Heeder, 28, of 200 Flint Ave, Little Falls, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and Eric L. Heeder, 52, of 3140 Route 5S, Fort Plain, was charged with second-degree harassment by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on July 27.

Deputies said they were called of investigation a criminal mischief incident in which Charles Heeder kicked a vehicle door causing damage and Eric Heeder grabbed a victim in the same case.

Both men were given tickets for Town Court on Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. and released.

Eric Heeder was additionally charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

Deputies said Eric Heeder was given another ticket for Town Court on Aug. 25 and released.

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Failure to pay fine

charged

JOHNSTOWN – Ashilee M. Herring, 29, of 24 11th Ave., Gloversville, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Friday on a warrant.

Deputies said she was charged for failure to pay a fine in Johnstown City Court.

Herring appeared in City Court and was sent to the Fulton County Jail in lieu of $80 cash or 15 days in jail, pending further court action.

Harassment

alleged

MAYFIELD – Jaquin K. Williams, 18, of 9 Eagle St., Gloversville, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies on July 27 with two counts of second-degree harassment.

Deputies said he was charged at 2 p.m. at his residence following an investigation into a July 19 incident. Deputies said Williams was involved in a fight on a school bus in the town of Mayfield, striking a female in the face several times and spitting in another female’s face.

He will appear later in Town Court.

Failure to appear

alleged

JOHNSTOWN – Daniel J. Klingbeil Jr., 27, of 179 Dennie Loop Road, Mayfield, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies on Monday on a warrant.

He was charged for failure to appear in County Court in Johnstown. He was charged after a warrant was issued by Judge Polly A. Hoye after Klingbeil failed to appear for a scheduled court appearance.

He was arraigned before Hoye and released to reappear Aug. 18.

Drunken driving

alleged

JOHNSTOWN – Timothy W. Coons, 54, of 171 County Highway 131, was charged by by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies on Thursday with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI and driving with 0.08 percent or greater blood-alcohol content.

Deputies said he was arrested at home after a deputy observed him driving a motor vehicle while the deputy was returning to his residence to follow up on a complaint.

During an interview. the deputy noticed a smell of an alcoholic beverage coming from Coons. He was subsequently tested and found to be operating a motor vehicle in an intoxicated state, deputies said.

Coons will appear later in Town Court.

Inadequate brakes

charged

JOHNSTOWN – Two people were injured in an accident investigated by city police at 2:15 p.m. Monday on North Perry Street at Byard Street.

Police said driver Rochelly E. Rodriguez, 31, of 8 Lexington Ave., Gloversville, and her passenger – Yleana M. Gonzalez, 28 – both complained of neck injuries. Both were taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital.

Police said Rodriguez was stopped in traffic facing south on North Perry Street, waiting to turn left onto Byard Street when her car was struck in the rear end by a car driven by Ciara L. Allen, 22, of 177 County Highway 101, Gloversville. Police said Allen was southbound and failed to stop in time.

Allen was ticketed on a charge of inadequate brakes.

Two injured

during accident

JOHNSTOWN – Two people were injured in an accident investigated by city police at 9:22 a.m. July 26 on North Comrie Avenue at Briggs Street.

Police said drivers Michelle K. Mustico, 31, of 40 N. Main St., Mayfield, and Robert E. Lord, 90. of 8 Byard St., were each injured. Both complained of neck injuries and were taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital.

Police said Mustico was ticketed on charges of failure to obey a traffic control device and uninspected motor vehicle.

Police said Mustico was traveling south on North Comrie Avenue and said she looked down while pulling a sticker off her her coffee and her car struck Lord’s vehicle.