Tri-county blotter

Woman charged with petit larceny

AMSTERDAM — Sincerity A. Oquendo, 19, of Amsterdam was charged by state police on Friday with one count of petit larceny.

Driver charged with driving while drunk

GLEN — Donald C. Hildreth, 62, of Duanesburg was charged by state police on Friday with driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI.

Man allegedly had drugs to sell

AMSTERDAM — Justin L. Persen, 21, of Gloversville was charged by state police on Saturday with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia — scales.

Driver charged under Leandra’s Law

MAYFIELD — Joseph R. Walter, 33, of Mayfield was charged by state police on Friday with first-degree aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law, a class E felony, and driving while intoxicated.

Alleged drunk driver facing two felonies

AMSTERDAM — Joshua W. Blakeslee, 30, of Mohawk was charged with two felonies by state police on Saturday.

Blakeslee is facing driving while intoxicated with a previous conviction within 10 years and having a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher.

Amsterdam man faces four felonies

GUILDERLAND — Efrain Dones, 45, of Amsterdam was charged by state police on Sunday with four counts of second-degree possession of a forged instrument, class D felonies.

Dones was held.

Man charged with strangling victim

NORTHAMPTON — Christopher D. Dacorsi, 44, of Northampton was charged by state police on Nov. 5 with criminal obstruction of breathing and resisting arrest.

Man charged with burglarizing marina

EDINBURG — A Northville man is accused of breaking into the Edinburg Marina Friday and taking money.

Zachari M. Bates, 22, was arrested Monday by Saratoga County sheriff deputies and charged with third-degree burglary, a felony, and petit larceny.

Deputies said they began investigating after receiving a call from the North Shore Road marina on Friday.

Bates was released on an appearance ticket on the direction of a town judge and turned over to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant they had for him.

Details on that warrant were not available.


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