Tag Archives: Grand Larceny

Bowling alley robbers take off with tickets, candy

By Jaime Thomas While on patrol a bit after midnight on Tuesday, Officer Marc Morrill, of the Granville Village Police, noticed two sets of footprints. The tracks led off of North Street and onto the Rail Trail, so he decided to investigate. He encountered only one person, however, and 18-year-old Joseph Washburn, of Granville, said […]

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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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Man charged with fraud

A Dresden man was arrested on three felony charges last week stemming from allegations that he committed welfare fraud. George Beadle, 67, was arrested on Friday, March 9, and charged with two counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree, welfare fraud in the fourth degree, and grand larceny in the […]

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Vermont man arrested in connection with local burglaries

A Fair HavenVt.man has been arrested inVermontfor what police say in a string of burglaries with a connection toWhitehall. Jesse R. West, 27, of Fair Haven was arrested Oct. 19 following a lengthy investigation into multiple burglaries straddling the state border dating back as much as two years. West faces five counts of burglary, six […]

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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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Former GCS auditor faces felony charges

A Warrensburg man faces multiple felony charges after a Washington County Grand Jury indicted him for falsely claiming to have done auditing work for the Granville School District in 2008. Michael A. Kelly, 61, was charged with attempted fourth-degree grand larceny and two counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, accused of requesting […]

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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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Whitehall Police Logs: Feb. 14-21

 Feb. 14 4:51 p.m. Civil complaint on First Avenue. Matter resolved. 5:04 p.m. Hit-and-run property damage vehicle accident reported on Saunders Street. Investigation continuing. 7:06 p.m. Mental health call on Elizabeth Street, Matter resolved. Feb. 15 7:54 a.m. Assisted with Department of Transportation check on Poultney Street. Inspected two trucks, took one out of service […]

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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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Guns stolen, store owner offers reward

The owner of a Granville village business is offering a reward for information after a break-in on Sept. 24 at Whitney’s Archery on Church Street.

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, […]

Classifieds 08/27/14

Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14