Tag Archives: Police Chief

Firearms are stolen from store

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. Granville police said they were withholding information regarding specifics on the case but said “several firearms” were taken from the 2 Church St. address, […]

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Trustee field set

    Four for two.   That is the number of candidates for the number of trustee seats in the upcoming village elections.

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Burglary suspects nabbed in attempted Dockside Jewelry heist

“Hello, this is your store. I am being robbed.” That may have not been exactly what Robert Merkert heard when his phone rang at just after 2 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, but the security system that he had for his store, Dockside Jewelers, did call to notify both him and the Whitehall Police Department […]

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Police still looking for car vandal

When Keith Pratt went outside at about 8 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10, he noticed something wasn’t quite right with his car.  

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Scams strike locally

When in doubt, check it out Chances are most people have heard of one of the scams being used around the area to try to separate honest, hard-working people from their money, but somehow people still end of falling for it, police said.

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Granville prepares a bill

  Granville village officials say they are in the process of figuring out what they believe they are owed by Whitehall and Fort Edward for the costs of training police officers when they left the village before three years elapsed.

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26 cars reportedly burgarlized locally

Car larceny   Thieves strike village cars Police continue to investigate a series of thefts from vehicles that took place in the early morning hours of Sunday in the village. Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett Jr. said at least 26 vehicles were entered by a thief or thieves, according to complaints already reported.  

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Granville turns tables on police training bill

and Keith Lobdell Granville turns table on officer claim  After considering a municipal law regarding a bill from Whitehall for police officer training expenses, the Granville Village Board has voted to seek its own claims.

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Murder suspect nabbed

A man wanted for murder in Philadelphia was found when Whitehall police officer Daniel Price made a routine traffic stop early Tuesday.    

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Thieves hit three stores

Whitehall has not been isolated from the recent wave of criminal activity throughout the region.    

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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, […]