Tag Archives: Washington County Jail

Man indicted on gun charges

A local man who fired a gun into the floor of his Adams Street home has been indicted on a pair of charges. Charles P. Kendall, 42, faces third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, and second-degree reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor. The indictment was handed up in connection to an April 26 incident in […]

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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, 71, arrested for sexual abuse

A local man was arrested and charged with second-degree sexual abuse last week for allegedly having sexual contact with a child. Stanley A. Forrest, 71, of Whitehall, is accused of having a 14-year-old child, with whom he was acquainted, touch him sexually. In New York State, second-degree sexual abuse is considered a misdemeanor. It becomes […]

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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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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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Woman arrested for check forgery

A local woman has been charged with forgery after she allegedly stole and forged a family member’s personal check. Kathleen Rozell, 27, of Whitehall was arrested and charged and with second degree forgery, a class D felony, and petit larceny, a misdemeanor. Police have accused Rozell of entering a family member’s home and stealing a […]

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Investigation continuing: Elmy released on bail; victim still in hospital

The Whitehall man arrested last week and accused of assaulting a female companion has been released pending an indictment by the Washington County District Attorney. A representative with the county DA’s office said Robert A. Elmy, 63, of Whitehall has been released from a Washington County Jail and officials have yet to schedule an indictment hearing. […]

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Man jailed for bribing police

An illegal immigrant who tried to bribe police officers after he was pulled over for driving while intoxicated was sentenced to six months in jail last Friday. Jairo Figueroa, 22, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of bribery in a Washington County court last month and agreed to spend six months in jail before being […]

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Woman sent to jail for sleeping with underage boy

A local woman will serve the next several months in jail after she was found guilty of having sex with a boy under the legal age on consent. Carrie Ferguson, 27, ofWhitehallwas sentenced Friday to 90 days in Washington County Jail for having sex with a boy under 17 years of age. Fergusonwill also serve […]

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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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