Tag Archives: Misdemeanor

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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Comstock man arrested

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A Comstock man was arrested Saturday following a disturbance at a village home from which he was barred. Police arrested Daniel Valastro, 21, after responding to a reported disturbance at a Queen Street home. Valastro was found at the home despite an order of protection which restricted him from being there. He was arrested and […]

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Local woman arrested for violating an order of protection

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A local woman was arrested on Friday for allegedly violating an order of protection, the second such offence recently. Cindy Fitzpatrick, 39, of Brookdale Avenue, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor. She is accused of entering and remaining on the premises of a victim who had an order of protection against her. The […]

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Mother arrested for leaving children unattended in park

A local woman has been accused of leaving her two young children unattended as they played in the park. Jessica L. Hawkins, 22, of Williams Street, was arrested last Wednesday and charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. At approximately 5 p.m. on July 11, police were dispatched to Riverside Veterans Memorial […]

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DWI arrest in Hampton

A local man was arrested last week following an accident on County Route 18 that police said was alcohol related. Stephen L. Lonsdale, 56, was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and issued tickets for excessive speed and failure to keep right. The one-car accident occurred at […]

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Men arrested for scrap theft from railroad

  Two Vermont men were arrested last week for allegedly trying to steal scrap metal on railroad property. Thomas L. Martin, 27, of Fair Haven, Vt., and Andrew W. Spanos, 25, of Castleton, Vt., were each charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor, and trespassing, a violation. Police received a report Wednesday of two subjects trespassing […]

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Child welfare charge laid

A local man was arrested last week after his toddler ran across a street unattended. Timothy W. Crawford, 29, of Whitehall, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, after police received reports of a two-year-old child in only a diaper running across a street unattended. The child had run to a […]

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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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Man, 71, arrested for sexual abuse

A local man was arrested and charged with second-degree sexual abuse last week for allegedly having sexual contact with a child. Stanley A. Forrest, 71, of Whitehall, is accused of having a 14-year-old child, with whom he was acquainted, touch him sexually. In New York State, second-degree sexual abuse is considered a misdemeanor. It becomes […]

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Police seek grant for vests

By Dan King Bulletproof vests get old and worn out after about five years, so the village of Whitehall is […]

Village requires officers leave near Whitehall

Police forces exist to “serve and protect” the jurisdiction that they serve and village officials think that can be done […]

Officials debate framework of law

By Dan King A contentious discussion about a potential nuisance law led one village trustee to contemplate his role on […]

School years begins with purpose

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Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on […]

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

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By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to […]

Boy Scout seeks to revitalize cemetery

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By Dan King John Hollister, a tenth grader at Whitehall High School has come up with a unique community service […]