Tag Archives: Felony

Police: Man drove drunk with kids in car

A local man faces multiple charges after he allegedly threatened another man with a knife and drove drunk with a car full of young children. Gregory G. Matteson, 28, of South Williams Street, was arrested Saturday and charged with second degree menacing and driving while intoxicated, both misdemeanors. He was also charged with felony aggravated […]

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Pharmacist charged with forgery

A local pharmacist was who worked at the CVS store on Broadway was arrested last week for forging documents to obtain prescription medications. Brandon M. Cigana, 31, of Route 4 in Whitehall, was charged with two counts of second degree forgery, a felony, for allegedly filling unauthorized requests for prescriptions. Police allege that Cigana twice […]

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Woman charged with welfare fraud

A local woman was charged with welfare fraud last week after she allegedly received more than $1,000 in benefits to which she was not entitled. Charlene Bessette, 44, of Whitehall, was charged on March 5 with fourth degree grand larceny, a felony, following an investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department and the Washington County […]

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Teen arrested on sex charges

A local teen was arrested last Friday for allegedly having sexual contact with two underage girls. Patrick B. LaPan, 18, of Potter Street was charged with second degree rape, a felony, for allegedly having sex with a 14 year old girl. He was also charged with sexual misconduct, a misdemeanor, for allegedly having sex with […]

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Man charged with having relations with underage girl

A local man was arrested last month after he was accused of having sex with a 13 year old girl. Brandon M. Bakerian, 30 of Whitehall, was charged with second degree rape, a felony, following an investigation by the Whitehall Police Department and the New York State Police. Bakerian is accused of having sex with […]

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NJ teens arrested on drug charges

A routine traffic stop in Dresden on Saturday resulted in the arrest of three New Jersey teens on drug charges. James C. Roth, 19, of Hillsdale, N.J., was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, after he was found to have hashish. The drug and an unspecified amount of marijuana were […]

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Rail Trail vandalism concerns officials

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By Jaime Thomas Officials are looking to take action after someone vandalized a recently completed section of the rail trail last weekend. John Tanner, the town of Granville’s highway superintendent, said he agrees 100 percent with Supervisor Matt Hick’s desire to find the culprit. “If you let it go and you overlook it, you’re just […]

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Man arrested for burglary

A Broadway man was arrested last Wednesday for allegedly burglarizing a village apartment. Richard E. Farrell Jr., 37, was charged with third-degree burglary, a felony and petit larceny, a misdemeanor following an investigation by Whitehall police. Farrell was seen by police at approximately midnight on Aug. 13 walking on a public street carrying a number […]

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Man indicted on gun charges

A local man who fired a gun into the floor of his Adams Street home has been indicted on a pair of charges. Charles P. Kendall, 42, faces third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, and second-degree reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor. The indictment was handed up in connection to an April 26 incident in […]

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Gunfire in arguement leads to charges

A local man was arrested last Thursday after he allegedly fired a shot from a handgun following an argument with subjects inside his home. Charles P. Kendall, 42, of Whitehall, is accused of firing a round from a handgun into a floor in the house. According to witnesses, Kendall became upset with some people at […]

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Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

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By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

Naval Militia

By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

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