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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, ...

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Rider failed to pay for cab ride, charged JOHNSTOWN — Seth A. Gregor, 32, of 2994 Route 67, Fort Johnson, was charged by Fulton County sheriff's deputies July 23 on a theft of services charge. Deputies said he was arrested on a warrant lodged on a theft of services complaint filed last ...

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Two counts of drug possession charged GLOVERSVILLE — David W. Hassler, 24, of Johnstown was charged by state police on Monday with two counts seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was released in his own recognizance. Teen charged with sexual ...

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Man accused of two class E felonies MAYFIELD — Christopher B. Allen, 40, of Gloversville was charged by state police on July 13 with third-degree criminal mischief for property less than $250, a class E felony; and fourth-degree grand larceny, auto, with a value more than $100, a class E ...

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Woman causes $4K in damage to car PERTH — Amanda Wagner, 28, of 389 McKay Road, town of Perth, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies July 11 with felony second-degree criminal mischief, and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Deputies said she was charged ...

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Man strikes victim with closed fist GLOVERSVILLE — Anthony Larock, 27, of 87 S. Judson St., was charged with third-degree assault by city police on July 8 at 4:35 p.m. Larock was taken into custody following a physical altercation on Steele Avenue. Investigating officers determined that ...

The truth may set you free, if you don’t get fired first

By KATHLEEN PARKER Bari Weiss’ resignation letter as an opinion editor and writer at The New York Times was a brilliant biopsy of all that’s wrong with the modern newsroom, especially her own, and society more generally - a “cancel culture” that punishes “wrong thinking” and ...

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No inspection leads to traffic charges PALATINE — Amanda N. Potter, 36, of 126 Kringsbush Road, St. Johnsville was charged on July 5 by Montgomery County sheriff's deputies with operating a motor vehicle while registration is suspended or revoked and uninspected motor vehicle. Potter was ...

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Man allegedly steals vehicle, bank card AMSTERDAM — Devon Morby, 23, was charged on July 7 by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, fourth-degree grand larceny and petit larceny. Morby was charged on two outstanding felony ...

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Going 96 mph in 55 zone leads to DWI PALATINE — Bradley W. Minich, 36, of 26 Balsam Lane, Wales, Maine was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on Saturday with driving while intoxicated with a previous conviction within 10 years; aggravated driving while intoxicated, ...

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Teen charged with harassment, 2nd GALWAY — An 18-year-old unidentified Galway teen was charged by state police on June 25 with second-degree aggravated harassment at 9:58 p.m. The female was charged for an incident which occurred in Clifton Park at 6:25 p.m. She was arraigned and ...

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Passenger charged with drug possession CANAJOHARIE — Eric S. Klena, 49, of 7 Michael Circle, Johnstown was charged by Montgomery County sheriff's deputies on Monday with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Klena was the passenger in a vehicle in a ...

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Woman charged with felony DWI ST. JOHNSVILLE — Kristy L. Simonds, 35, of 432 County Highway 114, was charged on Thursday by Montgomery County sheriff's deputies with driving while intoxicated, refusal of breath test, failure to stop at stop sign and second-degree obstructing governmental ...

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18-year-old gets Leandra’s Law DWI BROADALBIN — Kyle R. Anderson Jr., 18, of 104 S. Second Ave., Mayfield, was charged by Fulton County sheriff's deputies at 6 p.m. June 22 with felony aggravated driving while intoxicated [Leandra's Law], as well as other state Vehicle and Traffic Law ...

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Man allegedly threatens victim JOHNSTOWN — Dustin A. Hart, 31, of 158 Copper Knoll Road, Johnstown, was charged by Fulton County sheriff's deputies on June 23 with second-degree aggravated harassment. Deputies said he was charged at the sheriff's office following a complaint in the town ...

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Domestic event leads to charges ROOT — Timothy C. Vigneau, 36, of 363 Route 162 Sprakers, was charged on Sunday by Montgomery County sheriff's deputies with second-degree harassment and resisting arrest. Vigneau was charged after deputies were responded to a domestic dispute in progress. ...

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Man allegedly had child pornography GLEN — Elliot S. Thomas, 28, of Fultonville was charged by state police on June 11 with promoting sexual performance of a child younger than 17 years of age and possessing sexual performance by a child, both felonies. Thomas was released on an ...