P olice Beat
Police took a report of a property damage motor vehicle accident involving one vehicle and a car south of the village on Route 4.
Police responded a 911-related hang-up from a Main Street building. Officers inspected the building and found the property to be secure.
A resident called police to report a larceny from a vehicle on Saunders Street. The car was not broken into, but items were missing.
Officers responded to a Potter Street home for a report of a subject intentionally trying to overdose. The subject was transported to Glens Falls Behavioral Health Unit.
Police assisted the EMS on Bond Street.
Police received a report of a fraud stemming from the duplication of a subjects bank card. The information was taken and the bank was contacted. Officials from the bank are expected to resolve the matter.
Diane Scarlotta, 49, of Hudson Falls was arrested and charged with petit larceny after police investigated an alleged larceny on a Broadway business. Scarlotta was issued a ticket to appear in court at a later date.
A resident called police to file an aggravated harassment complaint. Officers completed a criminal investigation and are seeking an arrest warrant in connection with the case.
Police responded to reports of a domestic dispute on Broadway. Upon arrival, officers were unable to find any evidence of a domestic dispute. The call was determined to be unfounded at the time.
Police received a drug and alcohol related complaint involving an incident on West Street. The matter is currently under investigation at this time.
Police received a drug and alcohol related tip from a Broadway business. The tip was informational only and not a formal complaint.
Police responded to a vehicle in traffic complaint on Poultney Street. Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver. No tickets were issued.
Police assisted the Skenesborough EMS on Third Avenue.
Police conducted a Department of Transportation Vehicle Safety Check on Poultney Street. Three trucks were inspected, three tickets were issued and one truck was taken out of service.
Police received a neighborhood disturbance complaint from a Boardman Street resident. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the subjects accused of the disturbance and the matter was resolved.
Police responded to a Boardman Street residence for several cases of reported harassment. A formal complaint was signed and the matter was resolved for the evening. Police are awaiting a criminal summons from the court before proceeding.
Robert R. Ballard, 31, of Whitehall, was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after he was pulled over on Broadway for an invalid headlight. Ballard also received several traffic tickets and was issued a ticket to appear in court at a later date.
Police received a report of illicit behavior on Williams Street. After interviewing several witnesses it was determined there was no such illicit behavior.
Brian T. Clark, 26, of Whitehall was arrested and charged with petit larceny and unlawful possession of marijuana. Clark was found to have been in possession of a bicycle that did not belong to him. He was issued a ticket to appear in court at a later date.
A resident called police to report several items had been stolen from their vehicle the previous night. After an investigation, police determined than around 30 Percocet’s and a computer had been stolen. The case is currently under investigation.
Police received a report of criminal mischief stemming from vandalism of property on Champlain Avenue. The case is currently under investigation.
Zachary Harbough, 24, of Hollidaysburg, Pa., for driving while intoxicated, drinking while driving and unlawful possession of marijuana. Harbough was stopped by police after he was seen speeding on Broadway. Upon interviewing the subject, the officer found reason to believe Harbough was impaired and he was subjected to Breathalyzer test; he was found to have a BAC of .14, well above the legal limit. Harbough was arraigned sent to Washington County Jail for lack of $500 bail or $1000 bond.
Number of tickets written during week: 20