Police Blotter

Tri-county blotter

Alabama man dies in one-car accident GLEN — An Alabama man died Thursday following a one vehicle accident on the Thruway. State Police said at around 11:43 a.m., they were dispatched to investigate a serious injury motor vehicle accident on I-90, westbound, in the town. The ...

Tri-county blotter 10/07

Man jailed on $30K bail for grand larceny GLOVERSVILLE — A Mayfield man is facing a felony larceny charge after city police said he took money for a service he never performed. Brian K. Hayes, 45, of 142 Buda Drive was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny on Thursday. Officers ...

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Failure to dim lights leads to pot charges PERTH — Hussain L. Williamson, 24, of Fort Hunter, was charged on Sept. 29, by state police with unlawful possession of marijuana, failure to dim lights and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Driver charged with unlicensed ...

Nourse

Tri-county blotter 10/05

Woman charged with prostitution FONDA —A village woman is facing charges after state police say she solicited sexual favors for money while her child was present. Alicia M. Nourse, 29, was charged with prostitution and endangering the welfare of a child on Tuesday. Troopers said an ...

Violet E. Bienkowski, left, and Justan E. Knapp, right.

Tri-county blotter

Two charged with selling stolen property JOHNSTOWN — State police in Mayfield arrested two people after they allegedly sold stolen property to the Pine Street Antique Gallery. Police charged Justan E. Knapp, 32, and Violet E. Bienkowski, 51, both from Utica, with third-degree criminal ...

Mongato

Tri-county blotter 10/03

Man charged with passing fake $100 GLOVERSVILLE — A city man was charged after city police said he used a fake $100 bill to pay for items. Anthony J. Mongato, 52, of 20 Second Ave. was charged with petit larceny on Thursday. Officers said they were called to Cumberland Farms on North ...

Tri-county blotter 10/01

Man arrested on grand larceny GLOVERSVILLE —Jonathan D. Betz, 22, of 12 W. Fulton St. was taken into custody on an arrest warrant by city police on Thursday. Officers said Betz was located and taken into custody on an active warrant issued out the Palatine Town Court in Montgomery County ...

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Man charged with grand larceny PALATINE — Jonathan Betz, 22, of 12 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, on Sept. 27, by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies, assisted by Gloversville police, for third-degree grand larceny. Betz was arraigned at Palatine court and held on a $2,500 bail. He is ...

Tri-county blotter

Husband, wife both arrested on same day JOHNSTOWN — A city couple were arrested this week on warrants, facing different charges from the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies said the couple were both remanded to the county jail Tuesday. Charged were: Matthew L. Winney, 37, and ...

Joshua S. Hodgson

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Man accused of intimidating victim GLOVERSVILLE —A man has been charged after city police said he threatened a domestic violence victim. Joshua S. Hodgson, 36, of 250 Bunker Hill Road in Mayfield was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, third-degree intimidating a victim and ...

William H. Barker, Jr.

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Man charged with leaving toddler alone GLOVERSVILLE — A city man is facing charges after police said he left a toddler home alone. William H. Barker Jr., 25, of 430 N. Main St. Apartment 2, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child by city police on Monday. Police said ...

Tri-county blotter 09/26

Man allegedly screwed door closed GLOVERSVILLE — A city man is facing charges after city police said he trapped tenants inside their apartment. Nelson H. Peters, 51, of 78 Second Ave. was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful imprisonment on Friday. ...

Tri-county blotter 09/24

Man gets probation in felony DWI case JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man was sentenced Wednesday in Fulton County Court to five years probation in a felony driving while intoxicated case. Alexander J. Zonak, 57, of 311 N. Main St., was sentenced by Judge Polly A. Hoye, as part of a plea ...

Tri-county blotter 09/23

Traffic stop leads to marijuana charges EPHRATAH — Andrew T. Duesler, 58, of St. Johnsville was issued an appearance ticket by state police on Tuesday for unlawful possession of marijuana. Speeding charge leads to DWI MAYFIELD — Jim P. Tamulaitis, 56, of Northville was charged by ...

Tri-county blotter 09/22

Teen accused of hurting one-year-old GLOVERVILLE — A city teenager is facing charges after city police say she injured a 1-year-old child she was babysitting. Cassandra R. Pitt, 17, was charged with third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child by city police on Wednesday. ...

Miranda

Tri-county blotter 09/20

Violation of stay-away order charged AMSTERDAM — A Fort Johnson man was charged by state police for violating an order of protection and trying to hit his victim. According to Trooper Mark Ceipel, Javier Miranda, 32, was charged on Monday for third-degree menacing, first-degree criminal ...

Tri-county blotter 09/19

Woman allegedly stole from employer JOHNSTOWN — Angela A. Ellis, 28, of 67 E. Main St., was charged by city police at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 13 with petit larceny and second-degree falsifying business records. Police said she was arrested on Enterprise Road. Police said Ellis was an employee of ...

Tri-county blotter 09/18

Pair allegedly damages parked car JOHNSTOWN — Two people were charged by city police at 3:50 p.m. Sept. 11 with trespass and third-degree criminal mischief. Police said suspects charged were Dominic G. Lodestro, 17, of 335 Clover Circle Drive, Gloversville; and Joel L. Thomas. 17, ...

Tri-county blotter 09/17

Man allegedly broke into cars JOHNSTOWN — Mark R. Smith, 27, of 105 Barbour St., Buckhannon, W.V., was charged by city police at 2:45 a.m. Sept. 9 with petit larceny and fourth-degree grand larceny. Police said he was observed going through parked cars in the Washington Street ...

Tri-county blotter 09/16

Two charged with drug sales AMSTERDAM — Two men were charged after a three month investigation into the sale of controlled substances. Jermaine D. Curry, 41, of 33 Bunn St. first floor, Amsterdam, was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class B ...