Tri-county blotter

Police investigating suspicious death

GLOVERSVILLE — City police are investigating what is described as the “suspicious death” of a female.

Patrol officers were dispatched to 68 Sixth Ave. for the report of a female who was unconscious and not breathing on Tuesday around 6:28 p.m.

Upon arrival, police located the female who was deceased. Patrol officers contacted the city’s detective division who responded to the scene and commenced an investigation into the female’s death in conjunction with Fulton County Coroner Maggie Luck.

The investigation into the female’s death, as well as the cause, is ongoing. Police say no additional information surrounding the incident will be released at this time.

Man facing four burglary charges

AMSTERDAM — Curtis M. Brisson, 48, of Albany was charged by state police with four counts of third-degree burglary for two separate incidents, both in the town of Amsterdam.

The first incident occurred June 21, and the second incident was Aug. 25.

Woman charged with grand larceny

GLEN– Theresa Vaccaro, 38, of Syracuse was charged by state police on Oct. 10 with third-degree grand larceny for an incident which occurred in Mayfield on April 13.

Criminal possession of drugs charged

AMSTERDAM –Nathan M. Wancewicz, 29, of Hagaman was charged by state police on Oct. 14 with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Deputy recognizes wanted man, charged

BROADALBIN — Zachary J. Acquilla, 32, of Broadalbin was charged on Oct. 6 by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies on active warrants, and was charged with criminal possession of hypodermic instrument and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Deputies said Acquilla was arrested at Stewart’s in the village after a deputy recognized him and knew he had active warrants. When Acquilla was taken into custody on the warrants, deputies discovered a hypodermic needle and suboxone strips.

He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to Town Court at a later date.

Driving under the influence of drugs

AMSTERDAM — Deanna M. Santoro, 38, of Malta was charged by state police on Oct. 15 with three counts of having a controlled substance not in its original case, four counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and one count of first-degree operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs.

Santoro was released on an appearance ticket.

Driver facing several charges

GLEN — Raymond D. Allen, 40, of Rochester was charged by state police on Oct. 15 with second-degree criminal impersonation, second-degree obstructing governmental administration and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Allen was stopped on the Thruway. He was held for arraignment.


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