Tag Archives: Washington County Jail

Man pleads guilty in trailer park shooting

A Connecticut man who fired shots into a mobile home park in April pleaded guilty to a felony last week. Jose Febus, 40, of Hartford, Conn., pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal possession of a weapon, for his part in the April 12 shooting that left two homes in the Whitehall Mobile Home Park riddled with […]

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Man charged with providing teen with drugs

A local man was arrested last month on felony drug charges and sexual misconduct. Allen A. Rice, 17, of Broadway, was charged with criminal sale of marijuana, a felony, and misdemeanor charges of sexual misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child. Police allege that Rice provided an underage girl with marijuana and engaged in […]

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Granville police arrest dangerous fugitive

By Jaime Thomas Granville police arrested a fugitive last Tuesday who had been hiding in the village of Granville for at least a month. Idris Ramos, Sr., 39, who was wanted for shooting a handgun toward two subjects in Poultney, Vt., on May 10 and for burglary and aggravated assault with a weapon, is also […]

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Man arrested for felony assault

A Whitehall man was charged with felony assault following an incident of horseplay gone wrong. Police say Jason A. Brown, 30, of Saunders Street, stuffed another man’s face into a fish tank and punched him repeatedly in the incident. The victim suffered minor facial injuries but was not seriously hurt. Brown and the victim were […]

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Man charged with strangulation

A local man was indicted on multiple felonies for allegedly choking a woman unconscious earlier this month. A Washington County Grand Jury handed up the indictment against Travis M. Carr, 26, of Whitehall on Thursday. Carr is accused of attacking a woman with whom he was acquainted at a home in Dresden on June 8. […]

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Two arrested in local shooting

Two New York City men were arrested Friday in connection with an April 11 armed robbery at the Hampton Hotel that police believe led to a shooting several hours later at the Whitehall Mobile Home Park. Tyshen Matthews, 41, and James Neal, 40, of Brooklyn, are believed to have been part of a group that […]

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Man charged with having relations with underage girl

A local man was arrested last month after he was accused of having sex with a 13 year old girl. Brandon M. Bakerian, 30 of Whitehall, was charged with second degree rape, a felony, following an investigation by the Whitehall Police Department and the New York State Police. Bakerian is accused of having sex with […]

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Arrest made in latest Champman’s burglary

Two people have been arrested following yet another break-in at Chapman’s Store in Middle Granville. This is at least the third time since March the store has been burglarized. A local man has already pleaded guilty in relation to one of the break-ins. In the latest case, which police said took place Sept. 1, two […]

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Comstock man arrested

A Comstock man was arrested Saturday following a disturbance at a village home from which he was barred. Police arrested Daniel Valastro, 21, after responding to a reported disturbance at a Queen Street home. Valastro was found at the home despite an order of protection which restricted him from being there. He was arrested and […]

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Man arrested for smashing TV

A local man was arrested last Tuesday after he allegedly entered his ex-girlfriend’s house and destroyed a television. Brandon L. Wilbur, 29, of Broadway, was charged with second-degree burglary and third-degree criminal mischief, both felonies, in connection with the incident which occurred on Adams Street. Police said Wilbur entered the home without permission and remained […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]