Whitehall Police Blotter

C omplied by Derek Liebig

 

Dec. 20

1:44 a.m.

There was a report of a disabled vehicle on Williamson Avenue. The vehicle was moved and the matter was resolved.

 

10 p.m.

Police received a dog related complaint on Williams Street. Officers checked the residence and determined there to be nothing wrong.

 

11 p.m.

While on patrol, officers observed three vehicles in violation of the winter parking ban. Three tickets were issued.

 

Dec. 21

2:01 a.m.

Police received a larceny complaint on Wheeler Avenue. Upon arrival, the matter was determined to be civil in matter, not criminal.

 

7:45 p.m.

Travis Edmunds, 18, of Whitehall was arrested and charged with harassment in the second degree following an incident on Fifth Avenue. Edmunds was arraigned and released on his own recognizance.

 

Dec. 22

 

12:49 p.m.

Michelle Webster, 31, of Whitehall was arrested and charged with aggravated harassment following an incident on School Street. She was arraigned and released on her own recognizance.

 

9:17 p.m.

Police received a complaint from a North Williams Street resident following an incident involving tree trimming by a private company. The matter was determined to be civil in nature and was resolved.

 

9:33 p.m.

While on patrol, officers observed a boat and trailer parked on North Williams Street. The driver of the vehicle was advised to move the trailer and did so without incident.

 

Dec. 23

1:05 a.m.

Police responded to an Elizabeth Street home after a resident complained that a subject was banging on the side of their home. After searching the property and the surrounding neighborhood, police were unable to locate any subjects.

 

12:21 p.m.

Police conducted a background check for a pistol permit for the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.

 

6:30 p.m.

James Martel, 51, of Whitehall was arrested and charged with DWI after police observed him swerving across the center line and pulled him over for failure to keep right. Martel was brought to the station, processed and released to a third party.

 

Dec.24

2:16 p.m.

Police received a report of a loose dog on Williamson Avenue. The matter was resolved.

 

2:50 p.m.

Police were informed of a 911-related problem on South Williams Street. The information was relayed to the proper channels.

 

3:40 p.m.

Police oversaw a child exchange on Broadway. There were no incidents.

 

5 p.m.

Police oversaw a child exchange on Main Street. There were no incidents.

 

Dec. 25

11:34 p.m.

Police received a harassment complaint. The matter is currently under investigation.

 

Dec. 26

12:20 p.m.
Police took an aggravated harassment complaint.

 

4:15 p.m.

Police took an aggravated harassment complaint stemming from an incident on Williams Street.

 

11 p.m.

While on patrol, police observed a vehicle in violation of the winter parking ban. A ticket was issued.

 

Dec. 27

1:48 a.m.

Police assisted the Skenesborough EMS on South Williams Street.

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