Tag Archives: Misdemeanors

Dresden man arrested after fleeing police

A 22 year-old Dresden man was arrested and subdued by police after a series of incidents Sunday evening. Robert W. Valley of Blue Goose Road was charged with second degree obstruction of governmental administration, resisting arrest, both misdemeanors and disorderly conduct/second degree harassment, a violation. At approximately 10:20 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to a […]

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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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Man charged with stealing prescription drugs

A Glens Falls man was arrested after he allegedly stole prescription medication from a School Street home. Matthew J. Belden, 30, of Glens Falls, was charged with seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and petit larceny, both misdemeanors. Police say Belden was at the School Street home of a family member when he […]

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Man charged with mutiple misdemeanors following dispute

A local man was arrested Saturday following a domestic dispute during which he held a subject against her will. Police allege Kenneth Currier, 40, of State Route 4 in Whitehall, turned violent during an argument and dragged the victim around the residence and held her against her will. He was charged with first-degree harassment and […]

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Several local arrests in marijuana busts

Four local residents were among those arrested during a two-week long sweep of marijuana fields in Washington County. John Winchell, the undersheriff for Washington County said a total of 8,000 plants were seized in towns throughout the county. The operation, which included state police helicopters, was performed by the Washington County Drug Task Force, which […]

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Man charged with DWI

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An Adams Street man was arrested Friday for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol at more than three times the legal limit. Ross Mason, 49, was charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated, both misdemeanors. Mason was stopped by police and during the ensuing interview, they began to suspect he […]

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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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Police arrest local man for arson

A local man was arrested Monday after he allegedly set a car on fire last week. Eric H. Ripley, 21, of County Route 10 in Whitehall, was charged with third-degree arson and first-degree reckless endangerment, both felonies. He was also charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and a reckless endangerment charge related to property, both misdemeanors. […]

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Man arrested for assault

An illegal immigrant fromMexicowas arrested last week after he allegedly assaulted a woman and was then found to be in possession of false paperwork concerning his immigration status. Edgar L. Vazquez, 21, was arrested Saturday after he struck a woman following a dispute over a car they had purchased together. Following an investigation of the […]

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Bates charged with stealing from local priest

  A Granville man arrested at gunpoint in November for threatening another man with a handgun had burglary charges added to the indictment handed up against him by a Washington County Grand Jury, officials said.   (more…)

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Hartford schools on alert after ‘not specific’ threats

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By Krystle S. Morey Hartford Central School District officials are on high alert following the discovery of two threats against […]

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By Matthew Saari As the Whitehall Village Board was proceeding with steps to demolish the decrepit building at 160 Main […]

Granville school wrestles with new logo

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By Krystle S. Morey After gracing sports uniforms and yearbooks of the Granville Golden Horde for decades, the infamous Mongolian […]

Police proponents, opponents survey

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By Matthew Saari If there’s a strong push to disband the Whitehall Police Department to reduce village taxes, there’s an […]

Parades, ceremonies to mark Memorial Day

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Communities large and small throughout the region will host parades and ceremonies to honor the men and women who fought […]

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Should Whitehall retain its police department?

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By Matthew Saari Should the village of Whitehall continue having its own police department? It’s a controversial question that has […]

DWI-charged teacher will return to her job

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By Krystle S. Morey The kindergarten teacher who was arrested after she allegedly drove to Mary J. Tanner School drunk […]

Village seeks ‘input on future of police department’

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By Matthew Saari Village trustees are “seeking input on the future of the police department,” and to that end have […]

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