Tag Archives: Washington County Jail

Man pleads guilty to attempting to bribe police

An illegal agreement who tried to bride local police officers earlier this summer has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of bribery and will serve a jail sentence before being deported. Jairo Figueroa, 22, pleaded guilty to the charge on Friday and will spend six months in jail before being deported to his nativeGuatemala. Figueroa […]

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Local man sentenced for assualting ex-wife

A local man who illegally entered his ex-wife’s home and beat her until she was unconscious will spend up to 14 years in prison. Ruben Morales Lopez, 33, pleaded guilty to first degree burglary in the May 30 incident on Route 4. During the attack, Morales Lopez struck the victim several times, choked her and […]

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Sex crime suspect attempts suicide by fire

A Granville man is in jail after attempting to set himself on fire prior to being arrested, accused of sexual contact with a child. New York State Police said Monday 43-year-old Michael Currier, of state Route 22 was being sought in a child sex case and became aware of the investigation possibly precipitating the incident. […]

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Whitehall woman charged in fatal accident

A Whitehall woman who triggered a three car crash that resulted in the death of a Vermont man on Memorial Day weekend has been charged with vehicular homicide and manslaughter after blood tests revealed she was intoxicated at the time of the crash. Mary Baptie, 44, of Carlton Rd. in Whitehall was charged Friday morning […]

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Two arrested in local burglary cases

A Whitehall woman and a Granville man have been jailed relating to several recent local break-ins, Washington County officials said Tuesday. Ashley Hayes, 22, faces three felony burglary charges relating to as many break-ins in Granville and Whitehall following a joint investigation between the State Police and the Washington County Sheriffs office, Washington County District […]

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Whitehall Police make arrests

  Whitehall police have charged a local woman with fourth-degree grand larceny, first-degree falsifying business records and theft of services after she allegedly used her child’s name to open a National Grid account. Two of the charges against Melissa A. Smith, 34, are felonies. Police said her bill with National Grid was for $1,200. Police […]

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3 held in snowmobile larceny caper

Sled returned after tip leads to arrests Three local men face felony charges after they were found in possession of a snowmobile that disappeared from Hartford, police said. (more…)

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Fugitive caught

Escaped stalker arrested A former Granville resident jailed in Washington state in 2008 for stalking has been sent to jail locally in Washington County after escaping from custody on the West Coast. (more…)

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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.     (more…)

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‘Guilty, your honor’

Almost a year after it began, the investigation of former Whitehall town clerk Janet Jillson ended with three words.   (more…)

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518 Wheels – 06/19/17

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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