• COURTNathan W. Preston, 37, of Johnson City, was sentenced July 3 to 1 year in jail, after pleading to felony DWI in Saratoga Springs.Elizabeth A. Stanley, 22, of Schenectady, was sentenced July 1 to 1 year in jail, after pleading to criminal sale of a controlled substance, in Malta.Sheila E. Wray, 62, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced July 1 to 1.5-to-5.5 years in state prison, after pleading to
    July 10, 2019
  • June 28, 2019 Calie J. Smith, 29, of 116 Allen St., Sherrill, was charged with failure to use designated lane, driving while intoxicated, operating with a blood alcohol content of more than .08 percent and aggravated driving while intoxicated, following a motor vehicle accident on North Lake Street.A 17-year-old Canastota male was charged with
    July 08, 2019
  • COURTNestor L. Baez, 32, of Cohoes, pleaded June 28 to criminal possession of a controlled substance in Saratoga Springs, a felony. Sentencing Aug. 9.POLICEMatthew Grosky, 19, of Gansevoort, was charged June 28 with rape in the third-degree.Flenteno Best, 32, of Albany, was charged June 29 with criminal possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor, and two driving violations.Katelyn Babson, 20, of Sarat
    July 02, 2019
  • State police will increase patrols to crack down on drunk and drugged driving and other traffic infractions over the Fourth of July holiday. Troopers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and target reckless and aggressive driving statewide in an effort to keep New York highways safe during one of the busiest summer holidays for travel. The
    July 01, 2019
  • Troopers investigate two-car crash in Jefferson County State police are investigating a two-car crash that occurred at the intersection of State Route 411 and Route 37 in the town of Theresa, Jefferson County. The investigation has revealed, at approximately 3:45 p.m., a 2001 Chevrolet Malibu, operated by Eugene M. Morehouse, 20, of Cheektowaga, was
    July 01, 2019
  • June 21, 2019 Ronald S. Campbell, Jr., 25, of 212 Washington Ave., Oneida, was charged with possession/consumption of alcohol in public and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.Jess A. Confer, 31, of 125 E. Elm St., Oneida, was charged with no seatbelt and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator.Hunter H. Whipple, 23, of 414 Lenox Ave.,
    July 01, 2019
  • Liverpool man arrested on child pornography charges On Thursday June 27, 2019, members of the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in North Syracuse executed a search warrant at 16 Ilex Lane in Liverpool. Raymond E. Congdon, Jr., 38, of 16 Ilex Lane in Liverpool, was charged with two counts of
    June 28, 2019
  • COURTWilliam H. Galusha, 54, of Glens Falls, pleaded June 21 to misdemeanor DWI and felony unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, in Moreau. Sentencing Aug. 14.George P. Manuel, 56, of Wilton, pleaded June 21 to aggravated DWI, a felony. Sentencing Aug. 20.Gary G. Hayes, 49, of Schuylerville, pleaded June 21 to attempted menacing of a police officer. Sentencing Aug. 23.Ivan M. Erchak, 45, of Sar
    June 26, 2019
  • Troop D – Oneida Hannibal woman killed in ultralight aircraft crash State police in Fulton are investigating a crash of an ultralight aircraft in the town of Hannibal, Oswego County. Preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 8:10 p.m.,Jeanette M. Reyner, 74, of 582 66 Road, Hannibal, was operating her single-seat 1997 UltralightAircraft near her
    June 24, 2019
  • June 14, 2019 Sarah C. Kulis, 38, of 263 Williams St., Oneida, was arrested on a bench warrant alleging that she failed to appear regarding a charge of petit larceny. She was arraigned in Oneida City Court and remanded in lieu of $500 cash or $1,000 bond.A 14-year-old male from Oneida was summoned to
    June 24, 2019
  • State police arrested Darnell E. Holland, 24, of Clay, for second-degree burglary (a C felony), Criminal Obstruction of Breathing (an A misdemeanor) and fourth-degree criminal mischief (an A misdemeanor). On June 20, 2019, at approximately 6:40 p.m., state police responded to 1 Candlelight Lane in Clay for a reported burglary that just occurred. Investigation
    June 21, 2019
  • State police in Herkimer arrested Daniel J. Litz, 28, from Marcy, on the following charges: • Aggravated criminal contempt, a class D felony • Criminal obstruction of breathing, a class A misdemeanor • First-degree unlawful imprisonment, a class E felony • Endangering the welfare of a child (two counts), a class A
    June 20, 2019
  • COURTMichael E. Hammond, 48, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded June 17 to criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth-degree, in Ballston. Sentencing adjourned to Aug. 12.Samuel Heroux, 22, of Ballston Lake, pleaded June 18 to criminally negligent homicide, in connection with charges dating to August 2017, in Clifton Park. Sentencing Aug. 8.Christopher W. Crumble, 23, of Saratoga Springs, plea
    June 19, 2019
  • Troop D – Oneida Lacona man charged with assaulting and threatening female acquaintance with knife State police in Pulaski arrested Richard A. Denny, 37, from Harwood Drive, Lacona, on the following charges: Second-degree assault, a class D felonyThird-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class D felonyFirst-degree unlawful imprisonment, a class E felonyThird-degree assault,
    June 18, 2019
  • State police in Herkimer arrested 27-year-old Karl M. Rice of Salisbury, Herkimer County, for second-degree unlawful imprisonment (a class A misdemeanor), third-degree menacing (a class B misdemeanor ), unlawful growing of cannabis (a class A misdemeanor ), fourth-degree criminal mischief (a class A misdemeanor ) and second-degree harassment (a violation). On June 9, 2019,
    June 14, 2019
  • June 6, 2019 Carl E. Ellsworth, 34, of 2861 Tag Road, Canastota, was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and petit larceny. June 7, 2019 Stephen L. Eaton, 58, of 211 N. Main St., Oneida, was charged with failure to signal, unlicensed operator and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator.John F. Joslyn, 58, of
    June 14, 2019
  • Three arrested for possession of fentanyl following a search warrant at Utica residence On June 12, 2019, the state police and Utica Police Department executed a no-knock search warrant at 1901 Baker Ave., Utica. A search of the residence located 29.9 grams of fentanyl, marijuana and a small amount of U.S. Currency. The following
    June 13, 2019
  • COURTBriana Slurff, 34, of Delanson, pleaded June 6 to aggravated vehicular assault in the first-degree, in Ballston. Sentencing scheduled Sept. 3.POLICEJames C. Carr, 30, of Gansevoort, was charged with criminal contempt in the first-degree and criminal mischief in the third-degree- both felonies, endangering the welfare of a child, and harassment in connection with an alleged incident in the tow
    June 12, 2019
  • Kirkville man arrested for violating an order of protection and tampering with a witness On June 11, 2019, state police charged Chester D. Thompson, 51, of Kirkville, for fourth-degree tampering with a witness, a class A misdemeanor; and second-degree criminal contempt, a class A misdemeanor. On June 7, Thompson is accused of coming into
    June 12, 2019
  • Troop D Oneida Oswego County couple arrested for leaving baby unattended in vehicle On Sunday, June 9, 2019, at approximately 11 a.m., state police in North Syracuse responded to a reported child left alone inside a vehicle at Wegmans on Brewerton Road in Cicero. Investigation revealed a passerby contacted 911 after hearing a baby
    June 10, 2019
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    June 06, 2019
  • COURTKarl W. Kimball, 53, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced May 29 to 4 years in state prison and 15 years of post-release supervision, after pleading to attempted sexual abuse in the first-degree, in connection with an incident that occurred in Milton.POLICEBenjamin M. Fedd, 40, of Saratoga Springs, was charged May 29 with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third-degree/narcotic dr
    June 05, 2019
  • On Saturday, June 1, 2019, a concerned citizen in the Syracuse area called state olice in North Syracuse to report that she had viewed a Craigslist advertisement in which an individual was threatening to kill employees of St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse. During the next few hours, another concerned citizen in the
    June 05, 2019
  • On June 2, 2019, at approximately 3:34 a.m., stpte Police stopped a vehicle on I-90 in Liverpool for a vehicle-and-traffic violation. While interviewing the driver, probable cause to search the vehicle and the occupants was established. The driver, Rebecca S. Bombaro, 39, of Auburn, Maine, was found to be in possession of a glass
    June 04, 2019
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    June 03, 2019
  • May 17, 2019 Jordan D. Savage, 21, 606 Perry St., Rome, was arrested on an arrest warrant for assault in the 3rd degree. He was arraigned in Oneida City Court and remanded in lieu of $500 cash or $1000 bond. May 20, 2019 Tracy L. Flynn-Tong, 54, 197 Durgee Rd., Altmar, was charged with
    June 03, 2019
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    May 31, 2019
  • COURTJeremy J. Defibaugh, 26, of Ballston Spa, pleaded May 24 to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth-degree, a felony. Sentencing scheduled for July 19.Paul R. Ashdown, Jr., 41, of Mechanicville, pleaded May 24 to attempted criminal possession of stolen property in the third-degree, a felony, in Malta. Sentencing scheduled for July 12.Travis R. Broe, 29, of Queensbury, was
    May 29, 2019
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    May 29, 2019
  • State police in Marcy are investigating a shooting incident that occurred at 6110 Walker Road in Deerfield, Oneida County. Investigation suggests that at approximately 2:40 p.m., homeowner Ronald Stolarczyk interrupted a burglary and shot the two suspects with an illegally owned handgun. The two suspects have been identified as: Patricia Anne Talerico, 57, of
    May 29, 2019
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  • Syracuse teen arrested for alleged involvement in Rochester homicide The state Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations in North Syracuse announce the arrest of 19-year-old Aziz S. Adams of 101 Ballard Ave., Syracuse, for alleged involvement in Rochester homicide. Adams was arrested May 21, 2019, for concealment of a human corpse and tampering with physical
    May 23, 2019
  • COURTStephen K. Matthews, 47, of Gansevoort, was sentenced May 20 to one year in jail on the charge of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the first-degree, and 15 days in jail on the charge of DWAI. Sentences to run concurrently.Paul C. Zaroba, 45, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded May 20 to felony DWI. Sentencing scheduled Sept. 9.POLICEJordan M. Snyder, 26, of Ballston Spa, was cha
    May 22, 2019
  • Constantia couple charged following investigation into injured 3-month-old On May 14, 2019, state police responded to SUNY Upstate Medical University Pediatric Center in Syracuse for a reported 3-month-old baby who was being treated for injuries to the face, consisting of bruising, swelling and scratches near the eye. Following an investigation, investigators arrested Nolan Webster,
    May 21, 2019
  • Canastota woman arrested for drunken-driving According to police, motorist’s blood alcohol content twice the legal limit On May 18, 2019, at approximately 8:36 p.m., state police stopped a vehicle on I-90 in the town of Brutus for a vehicle and traffic violation. The driver, Melissa E. Cady, 26, of Canastota, was found to be
    May 21, 2019
  • May 9, 2019 Julie F. Schuler, 25, of 115 Madison St., Oneida, was charged with petit larceny and fourth-degree grand larceny. May 10, 2019 Meggan M. Smithson, 42, of 324 Main St., Oneida, was charged with failure to stop at a stop sign, unregistered motor vehicle and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator. Tammy M. Delaney,
    May 20, 2019
  • On May 17, 2019, state police from Troop T and Troop K arrested Corey W. Heald, 29, and Kelly L. Heald, 51, both of Massena, for first-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a class C felony. At approximately 10 a.m., a trooper from Troop T conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle on the Berkshire
    May 20, 2019
  • Oneida woman charged with welfare fraud (Lenox) On May 13, 2019, at 1130 AM, Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Samantha Baumeister, 36, of Oneida, on charges of third-degree grand larceny and third-degree welfare fraud (both class D felonies), first-degree offering a false instrument for filing (a class E felony), and third-degree perjury (a
    May 17, 2019
  • Utica man arrested for possessing over a pound of marijuana following a traffic stop on the Thruway On May 15, 2019, at approximately 9:56 p.m., state police stopped a motorcycle on I-90 in the town of Guilderland for a vehicle and traffic violation. The driver, Julius J. Labeda, 38, of Utica, had a suspended
    May 17, 2019
  • COURTFrancis X. Walling, 55, pleaded May 14 to possessing sexual performance by a child, a felony, in Ballston. Sentencing scheduled July 16.POLICEOscar Bazemore, 56, of Suffolk, Virginia, was charged May 6 with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh-degree.Gwendolyn Willette, 62, of Argyle, was charged May 7 with misdemeanor DWI, and failure to keep to the right.Justin Ander
    May 15, 2019
  • Syracuse man arrested for felony DWI on the Thruway On May 12, 2019, at approximately 3:28 a.m., state police stopped a vehicle on I-90 in Van Buren for vehicle and traffic violations. After interviewing the driver, Howard Brown, 44, of Syracuse, he was found to be intoxicated and had a suspended license. Brown was
    May 15, 2019
  • State Police seek public assistance with identifying an individual captured on surveillance photos State police in Sylvan Beach are investigating a larceny that occurred at the Runnings Store located on Rome-Taberg Road in the city of Rome. On May 5, 2019, a male was captured on surveillance camera putting a DeWalt hammer drill (worth
    May 14, 2019
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  • May 3, 2019 Craig J. Coston, 33, of 548 Broadway Ave., Oneida, was charged with unlicensed operator and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operator.Drew J. Marcelluss, 33, of 1234 Fairview Ave., Oneida, was issued a criminal summons for petit larceny.Alexander M. Hinton, 24, of 343 Williams St., Oneida, was charged with petit larceny. May 4, 2019
    May 13, 2019
  • Jefferson County man arrested on meth charges after reported fire inside residence On May 7, 2019, at approximately 5: 10 a.m., state police responded to a reported fire at 41250 Bearup Road in the town of Alexandria. When fire personnel arrived, they located resident 51-year-old Roscoe W. Carlisle hiding in an attic area of
    May 09, 2019
  • Dexter man arrested on child pornography charges following a joint investigation The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, consisting of the state police and the United States Department of Homeland Security Investigations Division, conducted a joint investigation regarding the internet distribution of child pornography over the course of several months. On May 7, 2019,
    May 09, 2019
  • COURTStephen Lerario, 43, of Greenfield, was sentenced May 3 to 25 years in jail and five years of post-release supervision, following a March conviction of attempted murder in the second degree, according to the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office. Additional sentencing included 25 years in jail and five years of post-release supervision for the conviction of first-degree assault, 3-
    May 08, 2019
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  • Troopers search for Madison County woman UPDATED INFORMATION: On May 4, 2019, Kristine C. Schreckenstein returned home safe and in good health. – – – – – Troopers in Oneida is searching forKristine C. Schreckenstein,67, who was reported missing by family members April 23, 2019, from a residence on Mosquito Point Road in Stockbridge.
    May 06, 2019
  • Man arrested following joint investigation into sexual conduct and assault charges State Police in Watertown arrested Patrick A. Hill, 44, of 14938 County Route 59, Dexter, for predatory sexual assault against a child, a class A-2 felony; and first-degree sexual conduct against a child, a class B felony. On April 30, 2019, Hill was
    May 03, 2019
  • COURTJames F. Labarr, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced April 25 to five years of probation, after pleading to aggravated DWI, in Wilton.Albert B. Mercer, 63, of Saratoga Springs, was convicted on April 25 of first-degree manslaughter, and tampering with physical evidence. According to the Saratoga County District Attorney’s office, Mercer stabbed and killed his wife’s cousin, Pat
    May 01, 2019
  • State police seek public assistance with identifying an individual in surveillance photo State police in Watertown is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying an individual in security camera photos regarding an attempted larceny investigation that occurred April 26, 2019, around 9:30 p.m. at the Wal-Mart store located at 20823 State Route 3, Watertown. If
    April 30, 2019
  • State police seek public assistance with identifying an individual in surveillance photo State police in Watertown is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying an individual in security camera photos regarding an attempted larceny investigation that occurred April 26, 2019, around 9:30 p.m. at the Wal-Mart store located at 20823 State Route 3, Watertown. If
    April 30, 2019
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    April 29, 2019
  • April 10, 2019 Stephen G. Jardieu, 36, of 465 Trenton Ave., Utica, was arrested on an arrest warrant charging him with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. He was arraigned in Oneida City Court and released on his own recognizance.Michael S. Smith Sr., 50, of 8067 N. Main St., Canastota, was charged with petit
    April 29, 2019
  • FULTON POLICE DEPT. Press Log 04/22/2019 – 04/28/2019 Arrests From 04/22/2019 To 04/28/2019 - Arrest No.: 2019-251 Arrest Date: 04/22/2019 Arrest Time: 14:41 Last: DIEZEL First: SAMANTHA Middle/Suffix: PAIGE Address: 418 CAYUGA ST Bldg: Apt:
    April 29, 2019
  • FULTON POLICE DEPT. Press Log 04/15/2019 – 04/21/2019 Arrests From 04/15/2019 To 04/21/2019 - Arrest Date: 04/16/2019 Arrest Time: 00:00 Arrest No.: 2019-241Last: CONN First: DOMINIC Middle/Suffix: A Address: 201 N. SIXTH ST. Bldg: Apt:
    April 29, 2019
  • FULTON POLICE DEPT. Press Log 04/08/2019 – 04/14/2019 Arrests From 04/08/2019 To 04/14/2019 - Arrest No.: 2019-224 Arrest Date: 04/08/2019 Arrest Time: 23:59 Last: HOSEA First: MARK Middle/Suffix: T Address: 712 ONEIDA ST. Bldg: Apt:
    April 29, 2019
  • Madison County man arrested for assault following a stabbing incident On April 26, 2019, at approximately 6 a.m., state police in Morrisville responded to a reported stabbing at 2853 Woodman Pond Road in Eaton. Prior to patrol’s arrival, a 34-year-old male was transported by private vehicle to Community Memorial Hospital of Hamilton for a
    April 29, 2019
  • State Police Search for Madison County Woman State Police in Oneida is searching for Kristine C. Schreckenstein, 67, who was reported missing by family members April 23, 2019, from a residence on Mosquito Point Road in the town of Stockbridge. Schreckenstein is described as 5 feet tall, 130 pounds, with gray hair and
    April 26, 2019
  • COURTMark A. Russitano, 33, of Utica, pleaded April 19 to attempted robbery in the third-degree, a felony, in Clifton Park. Sentencing scheduled June 14.Tarey B. Meyer, 49, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced April 19 to one year in jail, after pleading to one count each aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a felony, in Saratoga Springs, and in Clifton Park, respectively. Sentence to
    April 24, 2019
  • On April 21, 2019, at approximately 8:40 p.m., state police responded to a reported head-on crash at the intersection of State Route 13 and McConnell Road in the town of Williamstown. The investigation revealed a 1999 pickup truck, operated by Hunter Grass, 21, of Route 13, Westdale, was southbound on McConnell Road when he
    April 24, 2019
  • On April 21, 2019, at 5:30 p.m., state police responded to State Route 5 in the town of Little Falls for a report of a female driver needing assistance and parked along the shoulder of the roadway. As troopers arrived, they observed a 2001 Acura MDX parked along the north shoulder with the driver’s
    April 23, 2019
  • On April 19, 2019, at 3:26 p.m., State Police in Herkimer responded to a reported burglary in progress at a residence on Shells Bush Road in Little Falls. A male suspect had been confronted leaving the residence by a neighbor, who attempted to keep the male from fleeing the scene. The suspect physically threw
    April 22, 2019
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  • On April 17, 2019, at approximately 10:30 p.m., state police in Hastings responded to a possible stabbing at a cabin in the vicinity of 68 Little Pond Road, Amboy. The investigation has determined a 31-year-old Eric C. Staring was involved in a physical altercation with 30-year-old Shakim E. Graham of Syracuse. Staring was stabbed
    April 19, 2019
  • COURTMichael T. Garrick, age 36, of Schuylerville, was sentenced April 12 to 3 to 6 years, and 1.5 to 3 years, respectively, in prison, after pleading to felony robbery in Saratoga Springs, and in Halfmoon. Sentences to run consecutively.John E. Gutierez, Jr., age 20, of Crown Point, pleaded April 15 to criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, in Wilton. Sentencing June 10.POLICEKe
    April 17, 2019
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    April 15, 2019
  • April 4, 2019 Elizabeth A. Smith, 58, of 8607 N. Main St., Canastota, was charged with petit larceny and fourth-degree grand larceny.Kelly L. Irvin, 29, of 133 E. Elm St., Oneida, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. April 5, 2019 Elizabeth A. Smith, 58, of 8607 N. Main St., Canastota, was
    April 12, 2019
  • COURTDaniel A. Salas Miranda, 40, of Wilton, was sentenced April 9 to concurrent prison terms of 1-1/3 to 4 years and 10 years in prison, followed by post-release supervision, in connection with the death of Michael Kornacki last October. Miranda pleaded to criminally negligent homicide and criminal possession of a weapon – both felonies, in February, admitting that he negligently discharged
    April 10, 2019
  • On April 8, 2019, at 2:20 p.m., troopers responded to 3338 Main St., Mexico, for a property damage accident involving a school bus. The investigation has revealed Zechariah Karboski was operating a 2012 Ford traveling west on Main Street when he struck the rear of a Mexico School District School Bus that was stopped
    April 10, 2019
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    April 09, 2019
  • FULTON POLICE DEPT. Press Log 04/01/2019 – 04/07/2019 Arrests From 04/01/2019 To 04/07/2019 - Arrest No.: 2019-214 Arrest Date: 04/02/2019 Arrest Time: 10:45 Last: O’CONNOR First: ROBERT Middle/Suffix: DUNN IV Address: 51 S. ELEVENTH ST.
    April 09, 2019
  • FULTON POLICE DEPT. Press Log 03/25/2019 – 03/31/2019 Arrests From 03/25/2019 To 03/31/2019 - Arrest No.: 2019-201 Arrest Date: 03/25/2019 Arrest Time: 10:17 Last: BERRUS First: CHAD Middle/Suffix: E Address: 467 PHINNEY RD. Bldg: Apt:
    April 09, 2019
  • FULTON POLICE DEPT. Press Log 03/18/2019 – 03/24/2019 Arrests From 03/18/2019 To 03/24/2019 - Arrest No.: 2019-173 Arrest Date: 03/18/2019 Arrest Time: 14:10 Last: SMITH First: ADAM Middle/Suffix: B Address: 45 CO. RT. 22 Bldg:
    April 09, 2019
  • FULTON POLICE DEPT. Press Log 03/11/2019 – 03/17/2019 Arrests From 03/11/2019 To 03/17/2019 - Arrest No.: 2019-159 Arrest Date: 03/11/2019 Arrest Time: 12:24 Last: HUBER First: CHAD Middle/Suffix: KEAHALLI Address: 77 CRESTVIEW CR Bldg: Apt:
    April 09, 2019
  • Attorney General Letitia James Attorney General James urges New Yorkers to report potential fraud toAG’sOffice Ahead of this year’s annual tax day, Attorney General Letitia James provided taxpayers with tips to help avoid fraudulent tax schemes. The Attorney General also urged New Yorkers to stay vigilant and report any suspected scams intended to steal
    April 09, 2019
  • Operator in town of Madison ATV Crash in serious condition On April 6, 2019, State Police responded to an ATV personal injury accident on Landers Road in the town of Madison. The investigation revealed that Tanya J. Millington, 28, of Bouckville, was operating 2012 Can-Am ATV eastbound on Landers Road when her ATV struck
    April 08, 2019
  • March 27, 2019 Beverly D. Stout, 33, of 1084 Territory Road, Oneida, was charged with petit larceny. March 29, 2019 Stephanie Boylan, 35, of 214 E. Elm St., Oneida, was arrested on a bench warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of second-degree aggravated unlicensed operator. She was arraigned in Oneida City
    April 08, 2019
  • New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Onondaga County District Attorney William J. Fitzpatrick announced the arrest of Geddes Account Clerk Shannon Carhart for allegedly pocketing $30,000 in a health care coverage scam. Carhart, 43, of Syracuse, enrolled in the town’s health insurance after telling officials and falsifying records that she had declined
    April 04, 2019
  • Attorney General Letitia James David and RamonaWright, formerly of Sherrill,allegedly used money obtained from over two dozen investors for personal expenditures, including the purchase of a 53-foot yacht, two Lincoln Navigators and Rolex watches Attorney General Letitia James announced today the indictment of David Wright, 53, president of Wright Wellness Solutions, Inc.; and Ramona
    April 04, 2019
  • Members of the New York State Police’s Community Narcotics Enforcement Team recently arrested two individuals following the execution of a search warrant at 404 Square St., Utica. During a search of the Square Street residence, state police members located more than four ounces of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and more than $2,500 in U.S. currency.
    April 04, 2019
  • COURTPaul J. Palso, age 32, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced April 2 to one year in jail, after pleading to felony assault.Sean P. Bass, age 30, of Schuylerville, was sentenced April 1 to 1.5 years in state prison, after pleading to criminal sexual act in the third-degree, a felony, in Saratoga Springs, and 21/3 to 7 years in prison for aggravated criminal contempt, a felony, in Wilton. Sentences to
    April 03, 2019
  • On April 2, 2019, at 8:15 a.m., investigators at the Madison County Sheriff’s Office arrested Edward A. Riggall, 50, of Eaton, on charges of third-degree welfare fraud and third-degree grand larceny, both class D felonies. It is alleged that Riggall, who was collecting public assistance, committed a fraudulent welfare act when he failed to
    April 03, 2019
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  • March 20, 2019 Randy J. Kenyon, 33, of 3648 North St., Madison, was charged with first-degree sexual abuse, third-degreej sexual abuse, forcible touching and providing a false written instrument. He was arraigned in Oneida City Court and released on his own recognizance. March 22, 2019 Terry S. Braxton, 37, of 153 Beverly Road, Syracuse,
    April 01, 2019
  • Ontario County man arrested on rape charges On March 26, 2019, State Police arrested Benjamin D. Korpiel, 22, of Canandaigua, for first-degree rape, a class B felony. Korpiel is accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a female by forcible compulsion at a residence in Lafayette. He was transported to the Onondaga County Justice
    March 28, 2019
  • COURTJames A. Topper, age 23, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced March 22 to 1-to-3 years in state prison, after pleading to vehicular assault in the second-degree, in Milton.Joshua S. O’Halloran, age 37, of Catskill, was sentenced March 22 to five years of probation after pleading to felony burglary, in Ballston.Brian K. Deso, age 34, of Glens Falls, was sentenced March 22 to 8-1/2 years in sta
    March 27, 2019
  • State police arrested George H. Ritchie, 61, of 353 Blythe Road Hannibal, for first-degree disseminating indecent material to a minor, a class D felony and endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor. Ritchie is accused of sending images consistent with pornography to a 16-year-old male via the internet. Ritchie was arraigned
    March 27, 2019
  • Xzavier T. Ross On March 22, 2019, at approximately 2:29 a.m., state police stopped a vehicle on I-87 in Athens for a vehicle and traffic violation.Upon interviewing the occupants, probable cause to search the vehicle was established. The driver,Samantha M. Segara, 19, of Utica, was found to be in possession of approximately 2.8 grams
    March 25, 2019
  • March 15, 2019 Shelby L. Power, 21, of 301 Roberts St., Canastota, was charged with first-degree harassment and third-degree menacing.Joel M. Emerson, 26, of 420 Washington Ave., Oneida, was charged with insufficient tail lamps, unlicensed operator, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator, unlawful possession of marijuana, thrown or deposit refuse on highway and seventh-degree criminal possession
    March 25, 2019
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  • Cicero man arrested for tattooing several underage juveniles State police in North Syracuse announce the arrest of 24-year-old Dashaun Smith of Cicero, charged with four counts of unlawful dealing with a child, a class B misdemeanor. Smith, an employee at Phenomenal Ink Tattoo located on Brewerton Road in the town of Cicero, is accused
    March 21, 2019
  • COURTIvan M. Erchak, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded Feb. 22 to felony burglary. Sentencing scheduled April 19.Adam L. Benjamin, 26, of Clifton Park, pleaded Feb. 22 to felony grand larceny, in Malta, and in Ballston. Sentencing scheduled April 19.Ryan M. Danaher, 32, of Stillwater, pleaded Feb. 22 to attempted criminal possession of a weapon, a felony. Sentencing scheduled April 12.Tarey B. Meyer, 4
    March 20, 2019
  • State police in North Syracuse arrestedHazem M. Almaliti,36, of Liverpool, on a charge of second-degree grand larceny, a class C felony. Almaliti is accused of stealing $100,000 from the Fox Auto Group of Auburn. The investigation into Almaliti’s activity is ongoing, and any person that may be able to offer any information is encouraged
    March 19, 2019
  • Jefferson County couple arrested on robbery charges On March 15, 2019, State Police in Watertown responded to 661 Factory St., Watertown, for a reported robbery of a backpack that contained multiple items including $500 in cash. Kara Garnsey James Lavancha The victim stated a female acquaintance and an unknown male forcibly entered his apartment
    March 18, 2019
  • March 8, 2019 Zachary T. Hitchings, 22, of 406 Randall Ave., Oneida, was charged with no signal, unregistered motor vehicle and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator.David A. Lolik, 48, of 221 Farrier Ave., Oneida, was arrested on an arrest warrant charging him with two counts of third-degree falsely reporting an incident and two counts of
    March 18, 2019
  • On March 12, 2019, at 8 a.m., Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Brittany E. Grevelding, 34, of Erieville, and charged her with third-degree welfare fraud and third-degree grand larceny, both class D felonies; and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, a class E felony. It is alleged that on Jan. 27, 2017,
    March 15, 2019