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Petit larceny

charged

JOHNSTOWN – Julianna E. Cool, 24, of 101 Water St. (up), was charged by city police at 11:20 a.m. Sept. 19 with petit larceny.

Police said she was charged in connection with an offense at her home for allegedly using a victim’s debit card number to purchase food.

She will appear later in City Court.

Bench warrant

charged

JOHNSTOWN – Tiffany L. Prall, 32, of 406 S. Main St., Gloversville, was charged by city police at 8:56 a.m. Tuesday on a warrant.

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

She was held for an appearance in that court.

Bench warrant

charged

JOHNSTOWN – Debra A. Kohout, 58, of 518 N. Perry St., was charged by city police at 8:35 a.m. Tuesday on a warrant.

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

She was held for an appearance in that court.

Child endangerment

charged

JOHNSTOWN – Jimmy C. Sanchez, 23, of 100 Hoosac St. (up), was charged by city police at 10:35 a.m. Sunday with endangering the welfare of a child.

Police said Sanchez was charged at home after officers responded to a family offense.

He was held for arraignment in City Court.

Unlicensed operation

alleged

JOHNSTOWN – Matthew D. Vannostrand, 36, of 171 County Highway 101, Gloversville, was charged by city police at 2:10 p.m. Saturday with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unsafe movement and violation of interlock device statute.

Police said he was charged on Parkwood Avenue after the motorist was stopped.

Vannostrand was released on $200 cash bail.

Bench warrant

charged

JOHNSTOWN – Christopher L. Clark, 34, of 713 Chapel St., Amsterdam, was charged by city police at 11:44 a.m. Sept. 23 on a warrant.

Police said he was charged on North Comrie Avenue on a warrant issued by City Court.

Clark was arraigned and sent to the Fulton County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond, pending further court action.

Harassment

charged

JOHNSTOWN – Justin L. Persen, 16, of 153 S. Main St., apartment 1, Gloversville, was charged by city police at 10 a.m. Sept. 14 with second-degree harassment.

Police said he was charged at the station in connection with an incident at 305 Jansen Ave. on a school bus at 7:54 a.m. Sept. 13.

He will appear later in City Court.

Drunken driving

charged

JOHNSTOWN – Dennis J. Priddle, 57, of 10 Fay St., Gloversville, was charged by city police at 1:48 p.m. Sept. 20 with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a 0.18 percent or greater blood-alcohol content and consumption of an alcohol beverage in a motor vehicle.

Police said he was charged after a vehicle stop at 308 N. Comrie Ave.

He will appear later in City Court.

Assault

charged

GLOVERSVILLE – Cidnie L. Lais, 19, was charged by city police with assault Thursday.

Police said Lais got into an argument with a family member during which she held the person down and stuck that person multiple times.

Lais was arrested and transported to the city police station. Lias was later arraigned in city court and sent to the Fulton County Correctional Facility on $500 cash bail or $3,500 bond.

Bench warrant

charged

JOHNSTOWN -Angela M. Auspelmyer, 36, of 112 Prospect St., was charged by city police at 1:42 a.m. Sept. 8 on a warrant.

Police said she was charged on North Comrie Avenue on a bench warrant issued by City Court.

She was held for arraignment in City Court.

Criminal mischief

alleged

JOHNSTOWN – Michael L. Venegas, 44, of 58 Sixth Ave., Gloversville, was charged by city police at 7:43 p.m. Sept. 2 with second-degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Police said he was charged at 104 Glebe St. after police responded to a family offense.

He was held for arraignment in City Court.

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Menacing

alleged

GLOVERSVILLE – Joni M. Carrobis, 28, of 207 Fonclair St. in Johnstown was charged with second-degree menacing by city police on Sept. 20.

Officers said Carrobis threatened another person with physical harm while brandishing a baseball bat.

Carrobis was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond.

Criminal mischief

charged

GLOVERSVILLE – Jeffrey D. Streicher, 47, of 15 Almond St. was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree criminal contempt by city police on Sept. 22.

Officers said Streicher caused damage to a refrigerator during a domestic incident. Additionally, an order of protection against Streicher was also active.

Streicher was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond.

Petit larceny

charged

AMSTERDAM-Two were arrested by Fonda state police and charged with petit larceny Sunday.

Police said Pedro Cruz-Perez, 40, and Jimmy Cruz, 24, were seen by Walmart loss prevention exiting the store with $247 worth of merchandise they did not pay for.

Police said they fled the scene in a vehicle and were stopped by city police. Walmart loss prevention was able to identify the two suspects.

Police said they were ticketed and expected to appear in Town Court on Oct. 13.

Drunken driving

charged

AMSTERDAM – Roland Beneke, 57, of Winchester, Connecticut was arrested by Fonda state police Sept. 4 and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Police said Beneke was operating a 1991 Mercedes southbound on Manny’s Corners Road with an inoperable headlight. Police smelled alcohol coming from the passenger compartment of the vehicle during the traffic stop.

Police said Beneke had red watery eyes and impaired motor coordination. He then failed a field sobriety test, police said. Beneke was ticketed, released to a sober party.

Suspended registration

charged

OPPENHEIM – Jeffrey P. Herringshaw, 34, of 7343 Route 29, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Sept. 19 with operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration.

Deputies said he was charged following a traffic stop on Route 29. He will appear later in Town Court.

Suspended registration

charged

MAYFIELD – Monica J. Snedeker, 34, of 3190 Route 10, Johnstown, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Sept. 20 with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license and suspended registration.

Deputies said she was charged at 4:50 p.m. following a traffic stop on Route 30. She will appear later in Town Court.

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PERTH – A Gloversville man is facing charges after state police said he was found to be driving under the influence.

Andrew Kinnard, 29, was charged with driving while ability impaired-drugs/alcohol, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana on Sept. 8.

Police said that at around 2:10 a.m., Kinnard was seen operating a gray Pontiac eastbound on Route 29 in the town with significant front end damage and dragging an object. Kinnard’s vehicle then drove off the roadway and made an improper turn on to County Highway 158.

During the traffic stop, it became apparent to the investigating trooper that Kinnard was driving impaired. Kinnard had difficulty completing basic tasks and had pin-pricked sized pupils, police said.

Police said that due to his demeanor, only one standardized field sobriety test was completed. During a search of his vehicle, it was found to contain marijuana paraphernalia and a bottle of concentrated marijuana in liquid form. Kinnard was arrested and transported to the state police barracks in Fonda for processing.

While at the barracks, Kinnard consented to providing a blood sample for drug and alcohol testing. He was released to a sober third party with appearance tickets for Town Court.

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Driving while intoxicated alleged

MAYFIELD – Holly Hoyt, 47, of Gloversville was charged with driving while intoxicated by state police.

Troopers said they were on patrol in the town when they saw a vehicle driving erratically. Troopers initiated a vehicle and traffic stop and interviewed the operator, Hoyt, and immediately detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage.

Police said standardized field sobriety tests were administered to Hoyt, which she subsequently failed.

Hoyt was take to the state police barracks where she was found to have a blood-alcohol content of 0.13 percent.

Hoyt was issued tickets directing her to appear in the town of Mayfield Court on Oct. 4.

Medication not in container alleged

BROADALBIN – Jeffrey M. Warenda, 47, of 2012 Route 29, Broadalbin, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Wednesday with possession of prescription medication without the original prescription container.

Deputies said he was charged at 8 p.m. at 2012 Route 29 in the town of Broadalbin.

Deputies said Warenda was charged following a suspicious person complaint in the village.

He will appear later in Village Court.

Arrested on parole warrant

FONDA – Dale Gleason, 37, of 142 Shady Lane Trailer Park, Lot 5, Fonda, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’ deputies on Wednesday on a parole warrant.

Deputies said he was charged at his residence and taken into custody for violating his conditions.

Gleason was transported to the county jail to await further action.

Harassment charged

JOHNSTOWN – Kelly Colson, 45, of Brusell Road, Wells, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Thursday with second-degree harassment.

Deputies said he was charged at 9:50 a.m. after allegedly going to a town of Johnstown residence and having an altercation with another female.

Colson will appear in Town Court on Oct. 19.

Driving while intoxicated alleged

MAYFIELD – A driver was ticketed following an accident investigated by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 1:07 a.m. Thursday on Route 30, east of Woods Hollow Road.

Deputies said Lee D. Dery, 25, of 22 First Ave., Mayfield, was ticketed on charges of driving on the shoulder, driving while intoxicated, driving with 0.08 percent or greater blood-alcohol content and another unspecified count.

Deputies said he was traveling north on Route 30 and said he went to light a cigarette and his vehicle went off the side of the road and hit a guide rail.

No injuries were reported.

Endangering a child charged

MAYFIELD – Willene K. Colson, 52, of Winners Circle, Mayfield, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday with endangering the welfare of a child and harassment.

Deputies said her arrest resulted from an altercation with a family member. Deputies said Colson pulled the victim’s hair and struck a 12-year-old child in the face, in the presence of a four-year-old child.

Colson was arraigned in Town Court before Justice Marj Jones and told to reappear in October.

Driving while ability impaired alleged

BROADALBIN-Julie Lais, 41, Cobleskill, was arrested by Mayfield state pDrolice troopers Wednesday and charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and inadequate plate lamp.

Trooper said Lais was stopped on West Main Street for having an inadequate plate lamp. Lais admitted she consumed multiple medications during her interview and then failed a field sobriety test. Troopers said Lais was sent to a Gloversville hospital where she consented to have blood draw. Lais is expected to appear in Village Court at a later date.

Possession of marijuana charged

DUANESBURG-Bryan J. Laporte, 23, of Amsterdam, was arrested by Princetown State Police troopers on Sept. 16, and charged with possession of marijuana.

Troopers said they detected the odor of marijuana coming from with Laporte’s vehicle and conducted a search. Troopers said the marijuana was located in a glass jar inside the vehicle.

Laporte was ticketed and is expected in Town Court on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m.

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Grand larceny charged

JOHNSTOWN -Autumn J. Yennard, 39, of 100 S. Kingsboro Ave., Gloversville, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s investigators Thursday with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, third-degree grand larceny and third-degree welfare fraud, all felonies.

Deputies said she was charged at 10:47 a.m. following a welfare fraud investigation in the city.

Deputies said Yennard allegedly filed a false application with the county Department of Social Services to obtain $3,984 in SNAP and HEAP benefits she was not entitled to.

She was arraigned in the City Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.

Grand larceny charged

JOHNSTOWN – Janna L. Rumrill, 21, of 9 Prospect Place, Gloversville, was charged at 11:53 a.m. Monday by Fulton County sheriff’s investigators with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, fourth-degree grand larceny, and fourth-degree welfare fraud, all felonies.

Deputies said Rumrill was allegedly collecting SNAP benefits from the state of Florida and filed a false instrument with the county Department of Social Services to collect welfare benefits she wasn’t entitled to from DSS.

She was issued appearance tickets for City Court at a later date.

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Bench warrant charged

JOHNSTOWN – A New York City man was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Monday on a bench warrant.

Deputies said Jose G. Acevedo, 21, of 933 E. 24th St., Bronx, was charged after he turned himself in with his lawyer to answer a bench warrant issued by Fulton County Court in Johnstown for failure to appear.

He was charged with failure to appear and sent to the county jail, pending further court action.

Suspended registration charged

OPPENHEIM – Jeffrey P. Herringshaw, 34, of 7343 Route 29, Oppenheim, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Monday with operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration.

Deputies said he was charged at 10:10 a.m. following a traffic stop on Route 29.

He will appear later in Town Court.

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Drug possession

charged

AMSTERDAM- Rachelle R. Hart, 18, of 3090 Jackson Vly Road, was arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies Friday and charged with operating a vehicle with a suspended license and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Deputies said Hart was involved in a motor vehicle accident in the town and during the investigation they found Hart had a suspended license and was in the possesion of marijuana.

Deputies said Hart was ticketed and is expected in Town Court at a later date.

Drug possession

charged

AMSTERDAM- Joseph Laconte Jr, 54, of Ellsworth St., apartment 2, was arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies Sunday and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Authorities said Laconte approached a deputy that had a road shut down. Deputies said Laconte had a small amount of marijuana on him. Laconte was ticketed and is expected to appear in Town Court at a later date.

Petit larceny

alleged

AMSTERDAM-Miguel Marrero, 34, of 2 Evelyn St., was arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies Sunday and charged with petit larceny.

Deputies said Marrero was observed by Walmart loss prevention for stealing merchandise and then returning it at customer service for money.

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

Attempted assault

alleged

GLOVERVILLE -Kevin J. Trickler, 25, of 43 West St. was charged with third-degree attempted assault by city police on Sept. 15.

Officers said they were called to Trickler’s residence for a domestic violence report. Upon arrival, officers learned that Trickler pushed and hit a female victim with a closed fist during an argument.

Trickler was arraigned in City Court and released.

One person injured

in accident

GLOVERSVILLE -One person was injured following a vehicle-bicycle accident on Grand Street on Sept. 7 according to city police.

Officers said Joshua John Coadney, 39, of Gloversville was riding his bike southwest on Hamilton Street, traveling the wrong way on a one way street, when he failed to yield at the intersection of Grand Street and was struck by a vehicle driven by Zachary Oehler, 19, of Gloversville.

The collision caused Coadney to slide into a fire hydrant in front of 17 Grand St.

Coadney was taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital for a laceration on his lower leg.

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PALATINE-A trooper from Fonda State Police arrested a 41-year-old Schenectady man after driving with a blood-alcohol-content nearly four times the legal limit, according to a news release.

Authorities said a trooper saw Rudranauth Atischand operating a grey 2003 Ford Expedition on Hickory Hill Road in the Town on Tuesday. Atischand took a wide turn on State Route 10, crossing over the double yellow lines.

Authorities said the trooper observed the odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle and Atischand had slurred speech and glossy eyes during a traffic stop.

Atischand failed field sobriety tests and had a breath sample of 0.31 percent BAC, which is nearly four times the legal limit, according to the release.

Authorities said Atischand was arrested and charged with felony aggravated DWI. He provided a breath sample of 0.18 percent BAC or greater and had a prior DWI conviction within the past 10 years.

Atischand was arraigned in Town Court and was sent to Montgomery County Jail pending a future court date, the release said.

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CAROGA -A Caroga Lake man who allegedly threatened his mother with a knife was arrested by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Thursday, according to a news release.

Deputies said Adam Hallenbeck, 36, of 1099 Route 20, was charged at 10:40 p.m. after a family offense in the town. He was charged with second-degree menacing, endangering the welfare of a child, and second-degree harassment.

Deputies said he grabbed a knife during a domestic dispute and threatened to cut his mother’s throat while his 11-year-old son was in the immediate area. Deputies said Hallenbeck also used vulgar language and pushed a family member down.

He was arraigned in Town Court and sent to the county jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond, to reappear in court later, the release said.

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CHARLESTON- A man was arrested after shooting his neighbors dog with a 17 HMR rifle on Saturday.

Deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said Johnsie R. Mcguire III was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after shooting his neighbors three-year-old shepherd mix in the right side. Deputies said Mcguire, 30, of 4663 State Highway 30A, admitted that he shot the dog for being on his property and running around his animal’s fenced in area.

Deputies said Mcguire was processed at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and was ticketed. He is expected to appear in Town Court on Oct. 6 at 7 p.m.

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One person injured in accident

MAYFIELD – One person was injured in an accident investigated by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 5:15 a.m. Saturday on County Highway 102, northeast of County Highway 146.

Deputies said motorcyclist James R. Hoagboon, 53, of 318 County Highway 102, Gloversville, suffered face, back, lower leg and foot injuries and was taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville.

Deputies said he stated something broke on his motorcycle, causing him to lose control of it.

The motorcycle ran off the pavement, causing it to slide into a ditch and eject the driver.

No tickets were issued.

One person injured in accident

JOHNSTOWN – One person was injured in an accident investigated by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 6:44 p.m. Tuesday on Progress Road at Route 29A.

Deputies said motorcyclist Daniel L. Degnan, 25, of 21 Maple Ave., was injured. He complained of an arm injury, but was not immediately taken to a hospital.

Deputies said Bruce M. Arndt, 58, of 240 Log City Road, Amsterdam, was doing a U-turn on Progress Road and didn’t see Degnan, who was turning right from Route 29A to Progress Road. Deputies said Arndt pulled his car in front of the motorcycle. The bike slid on its side and hit the car, deputies said.

No tickets were issued.

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Criminal mischief alleged

JOHNSTOWN -The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Patrick R Vezeau Jr, 25, 181 N. Bush Road, for criminal mischief, fourth degree, and second-degree harassment Sept. 10.

Police said Vezeau was accused of damaging property and shoving a family member during a family dispute.

Vezeau was arraigned in the town of Perth and release to appear at a later date in Johnstown Town Court.

Aggravated unlicensed operation charged

MAYFIELD -The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gary L. Warner, 2nd, of Mayfield for aggravated unlicensed operation, third degree and speeding following a traffic stop on Proper Road.

Police said Proper was stopped for speeding and the deputy found he had a suspended license.

Warner was arraigned in the town of Mayfield Court and released on his recognizance to re-appear at a later date in Mayfield Town Court.

Criminal mischief charged

CANAJOHARIE – Matthew A. Steidle, 17, of 1733 Route 163 was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Monday.

Deputies said Steidle was charged following a domestic incident in which he shoved his mother to the ground and prevented her from calling 911.

Steidle was arraigned in Town Court and sent to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility with an unspecified amount of bail.

Grand larceny charged

JOHNSTOWN – Bridget M. Russell, 41, of 86 West Street, apartment 2, Gloversville, was charged with first-degree filing a false instrument for filing, fourth-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree welfare fraud by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday.

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

Russell was issued an appearance ticket to appear at the City of Johnstown court at a later date.

Petit larceny alleged

JOHNSTOWN-Tonya L. Ryle, 41, 68 Saratoga Blvd., was arrested by Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies on Sept. 14 and charged with misuse of food stamps and petit larceny.

Deputies said Ryle used another person’s EBT SNAP benefit’s card in order to obtain public benefits she was not entitled to.

Ryle was ticketed is expected to appear in City Court at a later date, deputies said.

Criminal contempt alleged

FONDA- Stephen Leduc, 21, of 45 Park St., was arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday and charged with second-degree criminal contempt.

Deputies said Leduc violated a Montgomery County Family Court order of protection.

Aggravated unlicensed operation charged

CAROGA -Nancy Keba of 186 Morey Road, was arrested by Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies Thursday and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Deputies said Keba was arrested after a traffic stop on State Highway 10 and is expected in Town Court at a later date.

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Petit larceny

charged

AMSTERDAM-Karen A. Shea, 32, of Amsterdam was arrested by sheriff’s deputies and charged with petit larceny.

Deputies said Shea was found stealing merchandise from Walmart totaling $37.94.

Shea was issed an appearence ticket to appear in Town Court.

Bench warrant

alleged

GLOVERSVILLE – Jamie L. Esposito, 34, of 79 Broad St., was taken into custody on a bench warrant by city police on Monday.

Officers said Esposito was stopped in a vehicle on West Pine Street at around 9:05 p.m. after an investigation into a license plate reader alert for a wanted person. Esposito, the driver of the vehicle, was the registered owner and was found to have an active bench warrant out of Montgomery County for failure to appear in court.

Esposito was taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery County line, where custody was transferred to the custody of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department.

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Violated conditional discharge alleged

FULTONVILLE-Desiree M. Marcellino, 38, of West Grand Street, Palatine Bridge, was arrested by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Friday and charged with violation of a conditional discharge, which is a criminal procedure law violation.

Deputies said Marcellino was arrested at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on unrelated charges. Deputies said Marcellino was driving with a suspended license, which is a violation of the terms and conditions of her probation by Fulton County Court. Marcellino was not suppose to be driving at all, deputies said.

Marcellino was sent to the Fulton County Correctional Facility on $1,000 cash bail or $2,000 bond.

In Montgomery County, Marcellinocharged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle.

Deputies said Marcellino was arrested for driving a motor vehicle with a revoked license and refusal to submit to a chemical test.

Deputies said Marcellino was ticketed and turned over to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office for the warrant.

Deputies said Marcellino is expected to appear in the town of Palatine Court on Sept. 22 at 7 p.m.

Driving while ability impaired charged

JOHNSTOWN- Crystal Harris, 32, of Amsterdam, was arrested by Mayfield state police Sunday and charged with driving while ability impaired.

Police said Harris was stopped on Route 30A for failure to use the designated lane, when the trooper smelled alcohol coming from her breath. Police said Harris failed field sobriety tests and was ticketed.

Police said Harris is expected to appear in City Court on Sept. 21, at 5 p.m.

Driving while intoxicated charged

JOHNSTOWN- David Lavada, 37, of Gloversville, was arrested by Mayfield state police Sunday and charged with a felony driving while intoxicated, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a felony, and operating a vehicle without an interlock device.

Police said Lavada was stopped in the McDonald’s parking lot on Route 30A for operating his vehicle in a suspicious manner. Police said Lavada was interviewed and had the smell of alcohol coming from his breath. Lavada failed field sobriety tests and was sent to the station for processing, police said. Lavada had a blood-alcohol content of 0.14 percent and had a revoked license from a prior DWI conviction, according to police. Police said Lavada’s vehicle was required to have an interlock device and it did not.

Police said Lavada was sent to the Fulton County Jail on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond. He is expected in City Court Tuesday at 9 a.m.

Aggravated unlicensed operation charged

BROADALBIN- Trisha Johnson, 31, of 108 Old Peck Hill Road, Gloversville, was arrested by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Friday and charged with passing in a no passing zone and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle.

Deputies said Johnson was driving east on Route 29 when she passed another vehicle in a no passing zone. Deputies said Johnson was stopped and a check showed her license was suspended and she had failed to appear in several courts.

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

Aggravated unlicensed operation alleged

BROADALBIN – Joseph Barbera, 31, of 18 William St., Amsterdam, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation on Aug. 28 by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said Barbera was charged following a traffic stop in the village.

Barbera was arraigned in the Town Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail.

Aggravated unlicensed operation alleged

NORTHAMPTON – Richard Duncan III, 30, of 98 George St., Green Island, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating with no license and operating a motor vehicle without an interlock device.

Deputies said Duncan was charged following a motor vehicle accident on Route 30 in the town.

Duncan was arraigned in the Town Court. He was released and is scheduled to appear back in court.

Driving while ability impaired alleged

MAYFIELD- Brandon Saj, 20, of Amsterdam, was arrested by Mayfield state police Sunday and charged with driving while ability impaired, drugs, and moving from a lane unsafely.

Police said Saj was stopped on Route 29 for driving outside of his lane when they observed he was slurring his speech. Police said Saj failed a field sobriety test and stated he had taken illegal drugs. Police said Saj was transported to the hospital where a blood draw kit was used. Police said Saj was ticketed and is expected to appear in Town Court on Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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GLOVERSVILLE – A city man was charged with rape after forcibly having sexual contact with another person, according to city police.

John B. Roberts, 76, of 31 Forest St. apartment 605 was charged with first degree rape, a felony, on Sept. 3.

Officers said Roberts held and pinned his victim on the floor, removed her pants and forcibly had sexual intercourse with her against her will. Police said Roberts and the victim were acquaintances.

Officers said the incident occurred at Roberts’ building, Forest Hill Towers, on a previous date, but declined to give an exact date.

Police said Roberts came to the police station on his own, where he was processed. Roberts told police he was contacted by someone he declined to name who told him police wanted to speak with him.

Roberts 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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JOHNSTOWN-Luke Sponenberg, 19, of 199 N. Bush Rd., Gloversville was arrested by Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies Aug. 31 and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon for possessing a brass knuckle.

Deputies said Sponenberg was charged with possessing a .40 caliber handgun. At the time, Sponenberg did not have a NYS pistol permit and the serial numbers for the handgun had been defaced for the purpose of concealment or prevention of the detection of a crime or misrepresenting the identity of the firearm, police said.

Sponenberg was sent to the Fulton County Correctional Facility with $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond. Police said he is expected to appear in Town Court at a later date.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Hillary D. Calhoun, 39, of 18 Temple St. was taken into custody on an arrest warrant by city police on Wednesday.

Officers said Calhoun turned herself into the station after learning about an active warrant stemming from a misapplication of property complaint.

Calhoun was arraigned in City Court and released to appear back in court on a later date.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Sadieanna M. Bayless, 19, of 87 S. Judson St. was taken into custody on a bench warrant by city police on Thursday.

Officers said Bayless was located by state police during a traffic stop of a vehicle she was passenger in. Bayless was found to have an active warrant out of Gloversville City Court for failure to appear on previous charges of second-degree harassment.

Bayless was held for arraignment.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Jon A. Snell, 53, 68 E. Fulton St. was charged with disorderly conduct by city police on Sept. 3.

Officers said Snell was seen yelling in the street, with a crowd beginning to gather due to his yelling at around 11:40 p.m. Police said Snell ignored repeated warnings to cease his conduct.

Snell was issued tickets for City Court on Sept. 26 and released.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Latia I. Chandler, 19, of 74 E. Pine St. was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and third-degree attempted assault by city police on Wednesday.

Officers said Chandler engaged in a domestic dispute at 63 Fourth Ave. with another woman. During the argument, police said Chandler struck the victim in the face while the victim was holding a small child.

Chandler was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail on $2,500 cash bail or $10,000 bond.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Derek Heyer, 42, of 63 Park St. was charged with endangering the welfare of a child by city police on Thursday.

Police said a joint investigation with the Fulton County Department of Social Services found that Heyer was intoxicated while caring for a two-year-old child.

Heyer was given a ticket for City Court and released to a third party.

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GLOVERSVILLE – James E. Mathias, 63, of 23 W. Fulton St. was charged with violation of parole by city police on Wednesday.

Officers said Mathias was charged after he was seen violating a condition of his state parole release.

Mathias was taken into custody and transported directly to the Fulton County Jail.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Jonathan L. Morgan, 27, of 23 Lexington Ave. upstairs was taken into custody on a bench warrant by city police on Wednesday.

Officers said Morgan was wanted for failure to pay a fine on a previous unlawful possession of marijuana charge. Morgan was located at Vishnu Music on an unrelated investigation.

Police said Morgan was found to have a small amount of marijuana on him at the time he was taken into custody.

Morgan was arraigned in City Court and released to appear on a later date.

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GLOVERSVILLE – Ralph E. Wagoner, 57, of 20 North St. upstairs apartment was charged with resisting arrest and two counts of third-degree attempted assault by city police on Wednesday.

Officers said they responded to a reported domestic violence incident at Wagoner’s address. They said an investigation revealed Wagoner had attempted to assault two females at the residence.

Police said Wagoner resisted arrest by struggling with officers and refusing to be handcuffed.

Wagoner was processed and held for arraignment.

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PALATINE – Lisa J. Passer-Holden, 40, of 416 Barlow Road in Gloversville was charged with issuing a bad check by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday.

Deputies said Passero-Holden was taken into custody following a complaint that he signed a check to a business in the county with insufficient funds.

Passero-Holden was arraigned in Town Court and sent to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on bail.

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ROOT -Hamid Suhail, 57, of 409 E. Main St. in Canajoharie was charged with reckless driving and driving a motor vehicle while ability impaired by drugs by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday.

Deputies said Suhail was seen driving erratically on Route 5S and was reported to 911 was a concerned citizen. Upon investigation, deputies said Suhail was found to be impaired by drugs.

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

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JOHNSTOWN – Tiffany L. Prall, 32, of 406 S. Main St. in Gloversville was charged with first-degree offering a false instrument and fifth-degree welfare fraud by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday.

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

Prall was issued a ticket to appear in City Court and released.

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PERTH – Brian D Mattice, 42, of Galway, was arrested at 10 a.m. on McQueen Road for aggravated unlicensed operation, third degree by Fulton County Sheriff deputies. Police said Mattice was driving while his license was suspended.

Mattice was arraigned in the town of Perth court and sent to Fulton County Jail on $250 cash bail. He is expected to appear in Perth Town Court at a later date.

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PALATINE-A resident in the town of Palatine was charged with third-degree attempted assault and third-degree criminal mischief, police said in a news release.

The 60-year-old Dayton C. Beck was arrested following an investigation of a domestic violence dispute between him and a female, the release said.

According to the female, Beck struck her in the face, grabbed her by the throat and damaged her cell phone in attempt to destroy it.

Beck is being held for arraignment, the release said.

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Drunken driving

charged

MOHAWK – Adam S. Bleyl of Gloversville was arrested by the state police in Fonda and charged with driving while intoxicated on Sept. 4.

Bleyle was seen driving a 2000 grey Audi travelling at 73 miles per hour in a posted 55 mph zone on Route 5.

Deputies said Bleyl had red, watery eyes and had a distinct odor of alcoholic beverage coming from the passenger compartment. Deputies said they gave Bleyle a standarized field sobriety tests were administered and failed.

Bleyl was placed under arrest and was issued appearance tickets for Mohawk Town Court Tuesday.

Food stamp

trafficking charged

JOHNSTOWN – James D. Lanier Jr., 49, of 162 W. Fulton St. in Gloversville was charged with misuse/trafficking of food stamps by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office on Friday.

Deputies said Lanier sold his EBT Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits card to another person for cash.

Lanier was issued tickets for City Court on a later date.

Drunken driving

charged

BROADALBIN – Kevin M. Sheils, 56, of 1014 County Highway 138, was arrested by Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies Friday and charged with driving while intoxicated, having a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or more, unlicensed operator, first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operator, operating an unregistered vehicle, having improper plates, being uninsured, uninspected and parking on the highway.

Deputies went to the scene following a disabled vehicle complaint.

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

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AMSTERDAM – A woman from Amsterdam was arrested and charged for the possession of heroin and hypodermic needles on September 2, 2016.

20-year-old Sierra Terek was found driving with a suspended license on Guy Park Avenue in the City of Amsterdam. She was placed under arrest for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd degree.

During her interview, Terek admitted to possession hypodermic needles for drug use. Terek was found to be in possession of approximately five grams of heroin, three hypodermic needles containing heroin residue, and one spoon with heroin residue on it. Terek admitted to possessing the hypodermic needles for drug use.

Terek was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th, Criminally Possessing a Hypodermic Needle and AUO 3rd. She has appearance tickets for the City of Amsterdam on September 27th, 2016.

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Drug possession

charged

GLEN – Anfernee Jay Valentine, 18, of 207 Grand St. in Amsterdam was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday.

Deputies said Valentine was charged following a traffic stop on Route 5 in the town.

Valentine was issued tickets for Town Court on Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. and released.

Petit larceny

alleged

AMSTERDAM – Carly M. Frank, 22, of 320 Parkwood Ave. in Johnstown; Maruice E. Miller Jr., 28, of 320 Parkwood Ave. in Johnstown and John R. Hyde, 28, of 68 E. Blvd. in Gloversville were charged with petit larceny by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Friday.

Deputies said they were called to the Walmart in the Sanford Farms plaza by loss prevention. Upon arrival, deputies said they were told loss prevention had an ongoing investigation into Frank, Miller and Hyde who they alleged were going to the store, stealing merchandise and then returning it for money.

Frank, Miller and Hyde were all given tickets for Town Court on Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. and released.

Criminal contempt

charged

MINDEN – Andres Medina Jr., 38, of 10 Wagner St. in Fort Plain, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday.

Deputies said Medina was wanted for violation of an order of protection.

Medina was arraigned in Town Court and sent to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on $1,500 cash bail and $3,000 bond. He is scheduled to reappear in Town Court on a later date.

Suspended registration

charged

PALATINE – Carsten W. Glaeser, 57, of 47-36 156th St. in Flushing was charged by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday with operating a motor vehicle while registration is suspended Deputies said Glaeser was found to be driving a vehicle with a suspended registration for insurance lapse.

Glaeser was issued a ticket for Town Court and released.

One person injured during accident

GLOVERSVILLE – One person was injured following a two vehicle collision on West Fulton Street on Sunday, according to city police.

Police said Nancy A. Hine of Gloversville was stopped at a steady red light at the intersection of West Fulton Street and Cayadutta Street. As the light changed to green, Brandyn S. Ainsworth of Amsterdam, who was driving a 1996 Acura coupe, failed to slow down to allow Hine to start traveling, police said. Ainsworth’s vehicle struck Hine’s vehicle in the rear bumper causing paint transfer. No injuries were reported, but Ainsworth stated she had soreness to the neck and back area, police said.

Ainsworth declined medical attention.

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GLOVERSVILLE – A city man was charged after he allegedly had sexual intercourse with a juvenile, a news release said.

Steven M. Wrobel,18 of 104 Division St. was charged with sexual misconduct by city police on Wednesday, according to the release.

Officers said they received a complaint on Aug. 25, alleging that an adult male was having sexual intercourse with a juvenile female.

Wrobel was arraigned in City Court, and released on his own recognizance, the release said.

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Arrested on bench warrant

GLOVERSVILLE – Pablo Arroyo, 48, of 60 Church St., Amsterdam, was taken into custody on a bench warrant by city police on Sunday.

Officers said Arroyo was stopped by state police on an unrelated traffic stop and found to be wanted on a bench warrant out of City Court for failure to appear on previous endangering the welfare of a child charges.

Arroyo was held for arraignment in City Court.

Drug possession charged

GLOVERSVILLE – Chad L. MacVean, 29, of 109 County Highway 107, Johnstown, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana by city police on Sunday.

Officers said MacVean was sleeping in his vehicle on South Main Street near Broad Street. When MacVean woke up and opened the door to the vehicle, officers said they could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

MacVean was also found to be carrying 0.3 grams of marijuana and 11 empty Ziploc tie bags that contained a white, powdery residue that tested positive for cocaine.

MacVean was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail with no bail.

Petit larceny charged

GLOVERSVILLE -Colton M. Lewis, 20, of 5 Fremont St., apartment 303, was charged with petit larceny by city police on Tuesday.

Officers said Lewis was seen leaving the Cumberland Farms on North Main Street with merchandise he had not paid for by concealing it in a tote bag.

Lewis was issued a ticket for City Court and released.

Arrested on bench warrant

JOHNSTOWN-Garrett Barnwell, 45, of 46 S. Perry St., was arrested by city police on Aug. 8 and charged on an arrest warrant issued by the City Court.

Police said Barnwell was held for arraignment.

Petit larceny charged

JOHNSTOWN-Michele Nellis, 41, of 15 Prospect Ave., apartment 1, Gloversville, was arrested by city police Friday and charged with petit larceny.

Police said Nellis took $196 worth of merchandise from T. J. Maxx. Nellis was ticketed and released, police said.

Arrested on bench warrant

JOHNSTOWN-Joseph Kilgore, 33, of 114 Griffis Road, Gloversville, was arrested by city police Friday and charged on a bench warrant issued by City Court.

Police said Kilgore was held for his court appointment.

Trespassing alleged

JOHNSTOWN-Nikka Fridley, 25, of 78 Park St., Gloversville, was arrested by city police Friday and charged with trespassing.

Police said Fridley refused to leave a residence at 10 E. Clinton St. after the occupant told her to leave.

Police said Fridley was ticketed and released.

Obstruction of breathing charged

JOHNSTOWN- Carl Oritt, 26, of 146 Pleasant Ave., was arrested by city police on Aug. 27 and charged with second-degree criminal contempt, endangering the welfare of a child and obstruction of breathing.

Police said Oritt was accused of hurting a neighbor during an altercation. Oritt was held for arraignment, police said.

Arrested on bench warrant

JOHNSTOWN-Matthew Johnson, 31, of 20 Woodside Ave., apartment 1, Gloversville, was arrested by city police on Aug. 25 and charged with a bench warrant that was issued by City Court.

Police said Johnson was held for his court appointment.

Arrested on bench warrant

JOHNSTOWN-James Derusha, 47, of 112 Washington St., Gloversville, was arrested by city police on Aug. 24 and charged on an arrest warrant issued by City Court.

Police said Derusha was held for arraignment.

Disorderly conduct alleged

JOHNSTOWN-Michael Deming, 39, of 17 E. State St, was arrested by city police on Aug. 24 and charged with disorderly conduct.

Police said Deming was in public yelling profanities and refused orders to stop.

Deming was ticketed and released, police said.

Unlicensed operation charged

JOHNSTOWN-Matthew Nasadoski, 28, of 22 Cornell St., Amsterdam, was arrested by city police on Aug. 22 and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle and operating without a seat belt.

Police said Nasadoski was ticketed and released.

Driving while intoxicated alleged

JOHNSTOWN-David Lansing, 43, of 74 E. Main St., was arrested by city police on Aug. 21 and charged with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident, DWI, operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of 0.18 percent or more, aggravated driving while intoxicated and failure to use designated lane.

Police said Lansing was ticketed and released.

Three arrested in disturbance

JOHNSTOWN-City police arrested three people on Aug. 27 after a disturbance call.

Joseph Banovic, 41, of 313 W. Clinton St., was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Christine Kohout, 38, of 318 N. Market St., was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

David Lavada, 37, of 16 Whalen St., Guilderland, was charged with disorderly conduct.

The three were fighting with police at the scene of a disturbance call, officials said. Police said they were ticketed and released.