Police Blotter

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Woman charged with welfare fraud JOHNSTOWN — Sylvia J. Vanburen, 56, of 217 Cromer Road, Ephratah, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 10:59 a.m. April 4 with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, a felony; and petit larceny, fifth-degree welfare fraud, and ...

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Gloversville woman faces charges JOHNSTOWN — Amanda J. Ahnert, 33, of 73 Homestead Drive, Gloversville, was charged by city police at 10:08 p.m. April 9 with misdemeanor third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and inadequate headlight, a violation. Police said she was charged on ...

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Woman charged with contempt ST. JOHNSVILLE — Mary G. Damin, 56, of St. Johnsville was charged by state police on March 30 with second-degree criminal contempt. Stolen property, petit larceny charged PALATINE — Kayla L. Batten, 34, of 7 Rock St., Canajoharie, was charged by Montgomery ...

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Driver receives several citations DOLGEVILLE — Martie L. Claus, of 8 Littaueo St., Gloversville was charged Sunday by Dolgeville Police for inadequate brake lights, unlawful possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a weapon. Claus was allegedly found to be in possession of ...

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Vehicle stop leads to drug charges JOHNSTOWN — Kyle B. Miklic, 26, of 7 Oakland Ave., Gloversville, was charged by city police at 7:47 p.m. March 30 with one felony count of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Police said he was charged on North Perry Street after ...

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Passenger charged with pot possession MINDEN — David J. Corsette, 18, of 1043 Hope St., Utica, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on April 1, for unlawful possession of marijuana. Corsette was the passenger of a motor vehicle that was stopped for a traffic infraction. ...

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Driver faces multiple charges JOHNSTOWN — Frederick D. Bump, 26, of 5006 Route 29, Ephratah, was charged by city police at 9:24 p.m. March 29 with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor; and operation of a motor vehicle without insurance and unregistered motor ...

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Police: City man charged for trespass GLOVERSVILLE — Justin M. Fisher, 33, of 76 Washington St., was charged with criminal trespass, a misdemeanor, by city police on March 29. While at the Gloversville Police Department on an unrelated matter, Fisher was taken into custody on trespassing ...

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Mom charged with helping son evade  St. JOHNSVILLE — State police charged Kimberly Cook, 48, of St. Johnsville, with second-degree hindering prosecution.  Police said Cook was aware that they were looking for her son, Ryan R. Cook, for second-degree grand larceny and she told police ...

Francis ‘Sonny’ T. Dwyer Jr.

Francis ‘Sonny’ T. Dwyer Jr., 78, a lifelong Fulton County resident, passed away peacefully, with his devoted family by his side on Wednesday, April, 4, 2018, at Albany Medical Center following a long illness. He will be greatly missed by not only his family and friends but also the ...

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Woman charged with welfare fraud JOHNSTOWN — Stacey M. Ward, 39, of 9 Bloomingdale Ave., Gloversville, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s investigators at 1:13 p.m. March 15 with felony first-degree offering a false instrument, and misdemeanor counts of petit larceny and fifth-degree ...

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Driver charged with suspended registration JOHNSTOWN — Christine Bagnardi, 48, of 2682 Route 30A, Fonda, was charged by city police at 1:24 p.m. March 25 with misdemeanor driving with suspended registration. Police said she was charged after a vehicle stop on South Comrie Avenue. She ...

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Active warrant results in arrest AMSTERDAM — William D. Terry, 42, of 740 Strong St., Schenectady, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on March 24, on a bench warrant. Terry was arraigned and released to appear in court at a later date. Failure to signal leads to ...

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Man arrested on warrant for blight GLOVERSVILLE — Joshua M. Nellis, 31, of 9 Sixth Ave., was taken into custody by state police Friday on bench warrant issued by Gloversville City Court. Nellis was stopped by state police after committing a vehicle and traffic infraction. During the stop, ...

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Driver charged with marijuana possession MAYFIELD — Bradley J. Pawlus, 19, of 135 Ridge Road, Amsterdam, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 4:02 p.m. March 9 with unlawful possession of marijuana. Deputies said he was charged on Route 29 in the town following a vehicle ...

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Man indicted on eight drug counts JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man was indicted last week by a Fulton County grand jury on eight felony drug counts. Rahsaan D. Clinton, 30, of 27 Third Ave., was charged after a sealed indictment was opened March 23. He was charged with four felony counts of ...

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Vehicle stop leads to registration charge JOHNSTOWN — Javier Figueroa, 28, of 110 W. Fulton St., was charged by city police at 1:22 p.m. March 19 with suspended registration, a misdemeanor. Police said he was charged after a vehicle stop on North Comrie Avenue. He will appear later in ...

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Driver passed out in car at stop sign NORTHAMPTON — Joseph F. Pagano, 41, of Northville, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 9:30 a.m. March 6 with driving while ability impaired. Deputies said he was charged following a vehicle complaint on Pine Avenue in the town. ...

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Driver in accident, refuses pre-screen JOHNSTOWN — Kenneth E. Chamberlain, 56, of 4 Factory St., was charged by city police at 5:44 p.m. Thursday with driving while intoxicated and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, both felonies; and leaving the scene of an accident and failure ...

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Teen faces numerous charges MOHAWK — Markell D. Murphy, 16, of 12 Terrace Highland, Gloversville, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on March 15, for fourth-degree criminal mischief, third-degree attempted assault, second-degree menacing with a weapon and ...