Tag Archives: Police Chief

Dresden Supervisor charged with DWI after crash

Dresden Town Supervisor Robert Banks has been charged with driving while intoxicated after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident last week in the village of Whitehall. Banks, 63, of Dresden was arrested Tuesday afternoon under suspicion he had been drinking when he crashed his car. According to police, at approximately 9:41 p.m. on […]

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Man arrested for assault

A Whitehall man was arrested last for allegedly assaulting his grandmother. Charles F. Austin, 21, was charged with third degree assault, a misdemeanor, after a Dec. 20 incident. Austin allegedly grabbed his grandmother’s arm and twisted causing a wrist injury that required medical treatment. He was arraigned in village court and sent to Washington County […]

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Black bear forages in Granville

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The signs have been few and far between. A garbage can knocked over, the contents sifted through and some eaten. Sightings have been brief, but intense. A large black bear has been spotted in Granville several times in the past week, in close proximity to the public, prompting police to urge residents to be cautious […]

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Return of the Ban

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If the two early season coatings of snow weren’t enough to remind village residents, maybe the warning tickets were. Residents on some village streets who left cars parked on the street might have woken up to a little pink slip of paper under their windshield. Police Chief Ernie Bassett Jr. said the winter parking ban […]

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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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Elmy charged with felony assault: Marina owner charged in attack on woman; victim in induced coma

A prominent local businessman was arrested and charged with felony assault Tuesday morning in connection with serious injuries suffered by a female acquaintance on Monday afternoon. Robert A. Elmy, 63, who owns a marina in Whitehall, was charged with second-degree assault. He is accused of assaulting a woman in her residence and causing a serious […]

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Whitehall Police hire two part time officers

The Whitehall Police Department will have two new employees after the village hired a pair of officers for the department last week.  The village board agreed to hire two part time police officers at a special board meeting on Friday, Aug. 26. Randy Bevins, an officer with the Ticonderoga Police Department and Rich Rizzo are […]

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Village eyes curfew

New emphasis on old curfew prompted by vandalism      Idle hands, it is said, are the devil’s playthings. Hanging out late at night doesn’t help either when it comes to causing damage to private and public property. Prompted by an increase in the number of vandalism and destructive mischief types of complaints, local officials […]

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Father’s Day 2011

Father and son fight fires, crime   It all began with the fire department, proud father Curt Pedone said, with his son tagging along to go to the firehouse and eventually becoming the first junior fire fighter in a program that continues to this day. “I get nothing but compliments about him and I couldn’t […]

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Arrests in run-away case

By Derek Liebig The 15-year-old girl who ran away from home last Monday, triggering an extensive all-day search, was apparently aided by a convicted level 2 sex offender and his girlfriend. Joshua E. Kearsley, 25, and Cristy Woodard, 20, both of Schroon, were charged with a misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]