Tag Archives: State Police

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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Stop DWI campaign under way

State police will participate in a national enforcement and public awareness campaign aimed at curbing drunken driving. The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign began on Aug. 17 and continues through Sept. 3, covering the Labor Day holiday, a notorious weekend for impaired driving offenses. Thousands of police agencies across the country will be […]

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Man dies in Whitehall accident

An elderly man died Wednesday morning after a minivan he was driving was struck by a log truck. Police have not released the name of the victim. The accident happened on Route 4, several miles east of the village of Whitehall. Police said the driver was approaching Route 4 on County Route 9B when he […]

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Two local brothers, facing sexual abuse charges, among crash victims

  Two local brothers charged last month in a series of sexual assaults on children were injured in an early morning one-car accident on Bentley Road in Kingsbury Sunday morning. Joseph P. Petty, 18, of Hebron, was transported to Albany Medical Center with critical/life-threatening injuries, according to police. Gordon L. Petty, 20, also of Hebron, […]

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Breaking news: woman hurt in head-on crash

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One woman was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center with head injuries following a car between her Jeep and a heavy-duty pickup truck towing a boat on a trailer, on Route 22A in Raceville early Wednesday afternoon. State police did not immediately have information on the names of the drivers, but the man driving the […]

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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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Assault trial to begin for Elmy

The trial of a Whitehall marina owner accused of drugging and injuring his wife is set to begin next Monday. Robert A. Elmy will stand trial beginning on Monday, April 30. He faces two counts of second-degree assault, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, and first degree coercion, all felonies. Elmy, 63, is accused of beating his wife, […]

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Man charged with felony sexual abuse

A local man was jailed last week amid allegations he had sexual conduct with a 4-year-old child last year. Joseph Choppy, 29, of Whitehall was arrested and charged with first-degree sexual abuse, a felony, following an investigation by state police. He was accused of having sexual conduct with the child at a home in Dresden […]

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Man points gun at girlfriend

A Whitehall man was arrested after he allegedly pointed a gun at a female acquaintance. Scott W. Ross, 41, was arrested shortly aftermidnighton Sunday, Dec. 4 after state police received a call about the alleged incident. Ross is accused pointing an unloaded rifle at the woman, although at the time, the victim did not know […]

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Investigators explore numerous leads

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The focus of the investigation into what is now a pair of daylight bank robberies in Granville has narrowed to focus on a cross-border connection to at least one particular suspect, police said. Among the numerous leads Granville Police have been following since a woman walked into the Main Street TD Bank on the morning […]

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Alumnus tells school board: Whitehall falling short

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By Matthew Saari Newly minted Air Force Lieutenant John Diekel made an appearance before the Whitehall Board of Education Monday […]

Berke wins Granville School Board runoff

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By Krystle S. Morey Philip A. Berke won the ninth and final seat on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday […]

Waters wins Whitehall School Board runoff

Roxanne Waters won the final seat on the Whitehall School Board in a runoff election June 20.

By Matthew Saari Roxanne Waters claimed the ninth and final Whitehall Board of Education seat Tuesday night, garnering 145 votes […]

After more than a year, state audit ‘still ongoing’

The Hook & Ladder is one of the Granville fire companies being audited by the New York State Comptroller's Office.

By Krystle S. Morey More than a year after the village of Granville asked the state to audit its fire […]

Busty’s causes a stir

The owner of Busty's Brew and BBQ in Whitehall decided to edit his sign after receiving flack from local officials.

By Matthew Saari The provocative mascot with her plunging neckline at Busty’s Brew and Barbecue Pit in Whitehall is at […]

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