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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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

Dog Salon

By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

Whitehall water

By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]