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Broadalbin man faces burglary charge GLEN — Tony J. Prichard, 32, of Broadalbin was charged by state police on Monday with third-degree burglary and fourth-degree grand larceny with property value of less than $1,000. Women charged with identity theft MAYFIELD — Crystal M. Sweet, 44, ...

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Amsterdam man facing charges HAGAMAN — Randy Faria Jr., no age listed, of 34 Jewett St., Amsterdam, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff's deputies Sunday with second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana and insufficient turn signal. Deputies said his vehicle was stopped in the ...

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First-offense DWI charged ROTTERDAM — Lexi T. Bohringer, 20, of Broadalbin was charged by state police on Sept. 2 with first-offense driving while intoxicated and having a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher. Driver facing two DWI felonies MOHAWK —Andrew ...

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Man charged with not returning vehicle JOHNSTOWN — Khalil Q. Hankins, 25, of 312 Elder St., Schenectady, was charged with third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle by the Fulton County Sheriff's Department on Friday. Elder was taken into custody and charged in connection to a ...

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Driver allegedly impaired by drugs FLORIDA — Dominic J. Gregori, 57, of Canton was charged by state troopers on Aug. 27 with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and first-degree operator impaired by drugs. Alleged drunk driver had child in vehicle GLEN — ...

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Man allegedly sends child porn via Kik app ALBANY — Cameron Hennelly, 30, currently of Halfmoon, and formerly of Amsterdam, appeared in court federal Thursday on a charge of distributing child pornography. On Aug. 28, Hennelly was charged by a criminal complaint with distributing child ...

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Failure to appear leads to arrest JOHNSTOWN — Cheryl Miles, 28, of 13 1/2 Fourth Ave., Gloversville, was arrested by Fulton County sheriff’s investigators Thursday on a warrant for failure to appear in court. Investigators said she was arrested at her home on a warrant following a probe ...

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Driver found to be unlicensed JOHNSTOWN — Brandon C. Graziano, 37, of P.O. Box 218, Philmont, was charged by city police at 10:03 p.m. Aug. 20 with aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor; and failure to keep right, a violation. Police said he was charged on Pleasant Avenue, after ...

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Violating stay-away order leads to jail JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man was sentenced recently in Fulton County Court to jail time in a contempt case. Owen Bailey, 26, of Judson Street, was sentenced Aug. 25 by County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye to one year in the Fulton County Jail in a ...

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Endangering children charged on Monday BROADALBIN — Robert C. Mickan, 60, of Broadalbin was charged by state police on Monday with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. False written statement charged JOHNSTOWN — Jacqueline M. Hilts, 30, of 42 Elmwood Ave., ...

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Driver facing DWI charges GLEN — James A. Schroeder, 52, of South Dayton, was charged by state police on Friday with operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol content 0.08 of 1 percent and driving while intoxicated. Schroeder was issued an appearance ticket. State police ...

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Domestic incident leads to prison time By MICHAEL ANICH The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man involved in a domestic violence strangulation case is headed to state prison for up to three years. Austin Leon, 22, of Spring Street, recently appeared in Fulton County Court ...

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Man charged with welfare fraud JOHNSTOWN —Edward E. Vickers Jr., 52, of 1494 County Highway 107, Perth, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday with first-degree filing a false written instrument, a felony; and petit larceny, a misdemeanor. Deputies said Vickers was ...

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Esperance man charged in incident DUANESBURG — Harold B. Truax, 54, of Esperance was charged by state police on Friday with second-degree imprisonment and second-degree criminal contempt for failure to obey a court stay-away order. Driver facing DWI charges GALWAY — Blaine E. ...

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Suspect kicks store employee JOHNSTOWN — Shawn P. Sturm, 29, of 117 E. Clinton St., was charged by city police at 4:25 p.m. Friday with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor. Police said members of the police department’s Patrol Division responded to a physical altercation at ...

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Employee allegedly takes Apple watches AMSTERDAM — Keivanni F. Ruffin, 21, of 1 Lefferts St., was charged on Friday by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with fourth-degree grand larceny. While employed at the Target Distribution Center, Ruffin allegedly had stolen three Apple watches ...

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Sprakers man facing weapons charges ROOT — A Sprakers man faces weapons charges after a domestic dispute and for allegedly pointing a rifle at horses. Joseph Snyder, 32, was charged by state police on July 24 with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare ...

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Passenger charged with having drugs AMSTERDAM — Diane M. Cassella, 42, of 348 Gardnier St., Rotterdam was charged on Tuesday by Montgomery County sheriff's deputies with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana. ...

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Parolee allegedly possessed drugs FULTONVILLE — Ricky Mitchell, 41, of 2 Riverside Drive, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. State Parole officers located narcotics in Mitchell’s room while ...

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Possession of a weapon, endangering ROOT — Joseph J. Snyder, 32, of Sprakers was charged by state police on Friday with endangering the welfare of a child and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a call D felony. Drunk driving, BAC of 0.08% JOHNSTOWN — Joseph V. Mosso, 25, ...