Tag Archives: Felony Charge

Felony contempt charge laid

A Granville man was arrested in Whitehall last week after he violated an order of protection. Harold J. Ricketts Sr., 40, of West Main Street, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, a felony, and second-degree harassment, a violation. Ricketts allegedly physically harassed a person during a domestic dispute at a Chaplin Alley residence. The victim […]

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Elmy may face more charges; victim of attack out of hospital

By Bill Toscano The police investigation into a serious assault against a woman in Granville Oct. 12 is still actively continuing, and the suspect, Robert A. Elmy, may face additional charges pending the outcome of a grand just investigation. Elmy, 63, of Whitehall, who runs the Champlain Harbor Marina and RV Park has been released […]

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Man jailed for bribing police

An illegal immigrant who tried to bribe police officers after he was pulled over for driving while intoxicated was sentenced to six months in jail last Friday. Jairo Figueroa, 22, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of bribery in a Washington County court last month and agreed to spend six months in jail before being […]

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Man arrested for DUI with child in car

A local man was arrested Monday in Fair Haven for driving under the influence of drugs with a young child in the car. Gary A. Parker, 42, of Whitehall was arrested Monday afternoon after police pulled him over for swerving onto and off the road several times with a two year old child in the […]

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Man pleads guilty to attempting to bribe police

An illegal agreement who tried to bride local police officers earlier this summer has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of bribery and will serve a jail sentence before being deported. Jairo Figueroa, 22, pleaded guilty to the charge on Friday and will spend six months in jail before being deported to his nativeGuatemala. Figueroa […]

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Bardin indicted

  A Granville man with a history of trouble with the law relating to drugs has been indicted by a Washington County Grand Jury and now faces a half dozen felony charges tied to a string of burglaries in the early part of the year, officials said. Mark Bardin Jr., 21, faces three felony burglary […]

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Man charged with felony tampering

A Route 22 man faces a felony charge accused of attempting to help his son by disposing of physical evidence relating to a burglary charge, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said. Mark Bardin, 55, was charged with felony tampering with physical evidence because, police said, he disposed of a computer his son was accused of […]

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Whitehall Police make arrests

  Whitehall police have charged a local woman with fourth-degree grand larceny, first-degree falsifying business records and theft of services after she allegedly used her child’s name to open a National Grid account. Two of the charges against Melissa A. Smith, 34, are felonies. Police said her bill with National Grid was for $1,200. Police […]

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Gassing up a poor choice for suspect

Taking time to gas up a stolen car was not necessarily a good idea for a Granville man, who is now facing a felony charge. Jonathan P. Hyatt, 24, was sent Monday morning to the Warren County Jail for lack of bail, charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, police said. New York State Police said Hyatt […]

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Fire leads to Arson charge

Juvenile charged with Arson

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]