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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Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

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