Tri-county blotter


Gloversville man facing charges

GLOVERSVILLE — Mark D. Sanders, 40, of 76 Washington St. Apartment 2, was charged with a misdemeanor for animal abandonment by city police April 22.

Officers responded to 333 Bleeker St. on April 25 at 9 p.m. to take a loose dog into custody. During the course of investigation, police learned that the dog was supposed to be in the care of Sanders. City police allege that Sanders illegally abandoned the dog. Sanders was taken into custody and transported to the station for processing. He was released with an appearance ticket to return to Gloversville City Court at a later date.

Gloversville man charged with DWI

GLOVERSVILLE — Martin E. Rulison, 55, of 75 Helwig St. was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right by city police on Friday.


Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident on Third Avenue. Police identified Rulison as the driver who struck two parked vehicles. After smelling the odor alcohol coming from Rulison, officers conducted a field sobriety test that yielded positive results for driving while under the influence of alcohol.

Rulison was taken into custody and transported to the station. He was processed and released to a sober third party.

Gloversville man facing charge

GLOVERSVILLE — Tyrell A. Adams, 21, of 51 Yale St., was charged with first-degree unlawful dealing with a child on Sunday at 1:10 a.m.

Officers investigated complaints of a male under the age of 21 who was allegedly provided with alcohol. During the course of investigation, police learned that Adams had purchased and given alcohol to the underage male.


Adams was taken into custody, processed and held for arraignment. Police said this was his third arrest for unlawfully dealing with a child in the past month and a half.

Gloversville man arrested on warrants

GLOVERSVILLE — Bart Richtmyer, 47, was taken into custody on two active bench warrants and charged with second-degree criminal contempt by city police on Thursday.

Richtmyer was taken into custody by city police following a domestic violence incident on East State Street. Police were called to a residence after Richtmyer reportedly went there in violation of an active stay away order of protection.

During the course of investigation, officers discovered that Richtmyer had two outstanding bench warrants out of Gloversville City Court.

The first warrant was issued when Richtmyer failed to comply with a court ordered program after being charged with criminal obstruction of breathing.

The second warrant was issued after Richtmyer failed to appear after being charged with third-degree attempted assault.

Richtmyer was transported to the station for processing and arraignment for all three matters.