The officers could remain the same, but the department could change hands. Whitehall Village Mayor Francis “Fra” Putorti said he is willing to put the matter of turning the duties of law enforcement in the village over to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.
Offender apprehended A registered level three sex offender who allegedly escaped from Glens Falls Hospital while receiving treatment following his arrest is behind bars following his capture Sunday in Fort Ann by Washington County Sheriff’s Department deputies with an assist from Granville Village Police.
All injured in scary crash A 14-year-old girl is being credited with saving the life of a fellow passenger after a crash Saturday evening on Route 22 that saw the vehicle they were riding in come to rest upside-down in the Mettowee River, pinning one of the occupants in the water.
Police bust underage drinkers in town An anonymous tip led to numerous arrests following the break-up of an underage drinking party in the Town of Granville Friday night, police said.
New in-car computer system a useful tool and a timesaver for village PD
Village PD reports anything but ‘Silent Night’ on the New Year Although it was the holiday season, New Year’s Eve was anything but a silent night in the village, police said.
Discussion of the tentative 2009 Washington County budget became heated Nov. 12 as some Granville residents questioned a supervisor’s intensions towards the sheriff’s patrol.
The town of Whitehall has a new highway superintendent, and will look into the actions of the former.
Sheriff warns night patrol will be casualty of budget cuts In a Friday morning fax from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Roger Leclaire warned that the cuts he was being told to make to his budget would force the elimination of the nighttime road patrol in the county beginning in 2009.
Brian Rozell’s response to the Whitehall town board was quick. He resigned. Rozell, the now former highway superintendent who is at the center of an investigation into the use of fuel oil at the town highway garage, sent in his letter of resignation to the board on Oct. 31.