Tag Archives: Washington County Sheriff

‘Silent Night’ for New Year’s

Although it was the holiday traditionally known for over indulgence with alcohol and the difficulties that come with such activity, New Year’s Eve could not be called a busy night locally, police said. Christmas might be what people think of when they hear the phrase “silent night,” but law enforcement officials across the region report […]

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Halloween incident recanted

Have you seen this suspect? Probably not, officials now say the Halloween Night incident was a fabrication.

‘Gorilla attack’ a lie Puncture wound self-inflicted

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Route 149 crash sees minor injuries


Falling asleep behind the wheel appears to be the cause of a single-car accident on the morning of Oct. 13 in Granville, police said. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said two people were in the black 2003 Lincoln Navigator SUV when it crashed just after 11 a.m. The occupants, William Corbett, 70, and his son […]

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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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John Arthur Williams, 74,

John Arthur Williams, 74, of Granville passed away on Aug. 8, 2009, at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City following a long illness. He was born on March 30, 1935, in South Granville, the son of Floyd “Peanuts” and Jennie (Monroe) Williams. Jack graduated from Granville High School.  He later in life attended Adirondack […]

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Hit-hit-hit-hit-and-run accident

A driver who allegedly refused to stop despite a number of crashes in Hebron on Aug. 25 was later arrested for driving while intoxicated. (more…)

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Village police to stay

There was no sheriff at the Whitehall Village Board meeting on June 15.         (more…)

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Police plan to be presented

Roger LeClaire will be at the next meeting of the Whitehall Village Board. The Washington County sheriff will be giving a formal presentation to the board concerning the issue of community policing on Monday, June 15, as the village continues to look at the future of the village police department. (more…)

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Donald H. Quick

Donald H. Quick, age 73, passed away surrounded by his loved ones at his family home on May 26, 2009, after a courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. Don was born on Oct. 20, 1935, in Richmond Hill, N.Y. He was predeceased by his parents Harry and Harriet (Rothenhausen) Quick. Don graduated from Smithtown High School, […]

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Referendum on police coming?

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.     (more…)

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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