Police Blotter

Pagan

Tri-county blotter 08/31

Three arrested on felony drug charges SCHENECTADY —Three women were arrested by state police on Saturday on conspiracy and drug charges. Kayla L. Dwight, 23, of Johnstown was charged with second-degree conspiracy, first-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, 8-ounces or more, ...

Tri-county blotter

Failure to appear leads to charges GLEN — Derek K. Williams, 23, of 355 Main St., Fort Hunter was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on Monday, with warrant for failure to appear in town of Glen Court. He was arraigned in town of Mohawk court and released. Gloversville man ...

Tri-county blotter 08/29

Woman charged with welfare fraud JOHNSTOWN — Dawn M. Bant, 48, no address available, was arrested by Fulton County sheriff’s investigators on Wednesday on charges of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, a felony; and fifth-degree welfare fraud and petit larceny, both ...

Tri-county blotter 08/27

Forged inspection sticker charged PALATINE — Calvin A. Fuller, 51, of 5 cemetery St. in Fonda was charged with having a forged inspection sticker and an expired inspection by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday. Deputies said Fuller was seen driving on Route 10 in the ...

Hayes

Tri-county blotter 08/26

Man found sleeping in homeowner’s bed GLOVERSVILLE — A city homeowner got a shock on Tuesday, when an unknown man pulled a Goldilocks and was found sleeping in their bed according to city police. Clarence A. Hayes, 34, of 167 Bleecker St. was charged with criminal trespass by city ...

Smith

Three charged after fleeing police

GLOVERSVILLE — Members of Gloversville Police Department’s detective division, in conjunction with New York State Police CNET, attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Tuesday as part of an investigation into drug activity. When police attempted the stop, the vehicle sped up and the driver ...

Brockhum

Sex offender charged for not registering

GLOVERSVILLE — James L. Brockhum, 46, of 207 N. Main St. was taken into custody on an arrest warrant by city police on Tuesday. Officers said Brockhum was wanted on an active arrest warrant that was issued out of City Court. The warrant was issued after Brockhum, a sex offender, failed to ...

Moore

Three charged after traffic stop

GLOVERSVILLE — Three people were arrested on Tuesday on drug and weapon charges following a traffic stop. Police said a car driven by Christina M. Whelly, 26, of 117 S. Market St., Johnstown, was stopped for an alleged violation. While interviewing Whelly, officers discovered there was ...

Tri-county blotter 08/24

Traffic stop leads to warrant arrest GLOVERSVILLE — Ross M. Vanalstyne, 21, of 35 Almond St. was taken into custody on a bench warrant by city police on Sunday. Officers said Vanalstyne was charged following a traffic stop, during which it was discovered he had an active warrant from ...

Tri-county blotter 08/23

Traffic stop leads to unlicensed charge AMSTERDAM — Alen Ortiz, 21, of 75 Grove St., was charged by Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies on Sunday with second-degree operating a motor vehicle while license is suspended. Ortiz is scheduled to appear in City Court on a later ...

Tri-county blotter 08/22

Man charged with using fake money PALATINE BRIDGE— A man is facing charges after he allegedly gave a counterfeit bill for a transaction according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Ross M. VanAlstyne, 21, of was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a forged ...

Tri-county blotter 08/19

Driving while drunk brings other charges JOHNSTOWN — Benjamin J. Taglialatela, 35, of 293 County Highway 143, Northville, was charged Aug. 12 by Fulton County sheriff's deputies with unspecified felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Deputies said he was also charged with driving while ...

Arrests made in duck incident

EDINBURG — State Department of Environmental Conservation officers on Wednesday arrested two Schenectady County teens in connection with an incident earlier this month in which jet-skiers allegedly were running over ducklings near the Batchellerville Bridge. The names of the two ...

Tri-county blotter 08/17

Traffic stop leads to marijuana charges GLOVERSVILLE —On Saturday, state police charged Thomas J. Doak, 20, of Johnstown with unlawful possession of marijuana. Speeding results in DWI, other charges JOHNSTOWN — Gregory J. Hentnik, 27, of Amsterdam was charged by state police on ...

Tri-county blotter 08/16

Woman charged with shoplifting GLOVERSVILLE — Bridget Barron, 18, of 74 Forest St. was charged with petit larceny by city police on Friday. Officers said they responded to Family Dollar for a report of a shoplifter. The female was identified as Barron. Police said she was stopped outside ...

Tri-county blotter 08/15

Bail set after traffic stop charges JOHNSTOWN — Julie Foster, 24, of 13 McMartin St., Apartment 2, was charged by city police at 8:11 p.m. Aug. 8 with an equipment violation (obstructed view) and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. The motorist was ...

Tri-county blotter

Driver charged with resisting arrest JOHNSTOWN — Luke Y. Sponenberg, 20, of Comrie Avenue, Johnstown, was charged by state police Sunday at approximately 1:45 p.m. with resisting arrest, criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, disorderly conduct, ...

Tri-county blotter 08/14

Driver charged with leaving accident PERTH — Justin M. Taback, 26, of 183 Steele Ave., Gloversville, was charged by Fulton County sheriff's deputies Aug. 5 with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating out of interlock device restriction, leaving the scene of a property ...

Tri-county blotter 08/13

Traffic stop leads to unlicensed operation JOHNSTOWN — Thomas W. Hamel, 24, of 1 West St., Gloversville, was charged by city police at 10:40 p.m. Aug. 3 with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and uninspected motor vehicle. Police said the motorist was ...

Turning from wrong lane causes accident

GLOVERSVILLE — One person was ticketed following a two-vehicle crash on Monday according to city police. Officers said Tamie Fancher of Mayfield was driving west on South Kingsboro Avenue Extension when she pulled into the left-hand turning lane at the intersection with Route 30A, waiting ...