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Man charged after 2017 raid now charged in drug death

Police work at 16 Cherry St. on Feb. 10, 2017, after a drug raid in which Steven M. Boice was arrested. Photographer: Erica Miller/Daily Gazette Photographer ALBANY -- An accused drug dealer who was arrested last year is now accused of providing drugs that caused a fatal overdose, federal prosecutor

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 21:31:24

Troy man facing drug charges after head-on crash

TROY -- A man is facing marijuana possession charged after a head-on crash that sent people to the hospital. Troy police say an officer saw a speeding car pass him on Sixth Avenue, and radioed to other officers for help locating it. The car was eventually found, on Second Avenue, heavily damaged aft

WRGB - 2018-03-21 22:27:38

Arrest made in Colonie school threat

Bishop Photographer: provided photo COLONIE -- Police have charged Austin Bishop, 18, of Colonie, with making a terroristic threat, a felony, for allegedly threatening to return to school with a weapon after he was suspended on Tuesday, according to a police report. The alleged threat was overheard

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 14:55:32

Law to charge drug dealers with homicide passes NY Senate for fifth time

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - According to the CDC, more than 42,000 people died of opioid drug overdoses in 2016. While current law makes it difficult to hold dealers responsible in New York, that could change under a bill passed by the New York Senate on Wednesday. It's still tough for Tim Murdick to lo

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-22 03:20:41

Troy police say over 300 grams of marijuana were in vehicle

TROY, N.Y. >> An accident involving multiple vehicles in North Troy on Tuesday night led to a passenger being arrested for possessing more than 300 grams of marijuana, police said. In a Wednesday afternoon news release, Assistant Troy Police Chief Dan DeWolf said the incident started at around 6:10

TROY RECORD - 2018-03-21 04:00:00

Car crashes into Schenectady school

Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a window on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a windo

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 11:13:58

Police seek driver in Troy crash that ended with drug bust

TROY - City police arrested one person and are searching for another who fled when a multiple car crash Tuesday ended in a marijuana bust. An officer was patrolling Sixth Avenue at 6:10 p.m. when he saw a green Dodge Charger speed by him, police said. The officer followed the car in an attempt to ca

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 16:50:15

Troy man pleads guilty in shooting case

TROY -- A 32-year-old city man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Rensselaer County Court to shooting a man in the abdomen last summer, District Attorney Joel E. Abelove said. Jamel T. DeWitt of 2209 Old Sixth Ave. pleaded guilty to a single felony count of first-degree criminal use of a firearm. DeWitt ad

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 17:12:50

Cole's Collision owner convicted on multiple charges in connection to DWI crash

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local business owner has been convicted of multiple charges in connection to a DWI crash. John Cole, the owner of Cole's Collision, drove his BMW into a tree last March on Sitterly Road in Halfmoon. One of the passengers in the backseat suffered injuries that left


2 NYC Men Arrested In Albany On Drug, Weapon Charges

ALBANY, NY - Two New York City men face multiple drug charges after being stopped in Albany for a traffic violation. State Police said that around 10:45 p.m. March 15, 2018 troopers stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the City of Albany for a vehicle and traffic violation. While interviewing the driver, E


'Stocking strangler' suspected in Albany killing executed in Georgia

'Stocking strangler' suspected in Albany killing executed in Georgia 1 / 77 Back to Gallery A killer suspected of an Albany woman's slaying in 1970 was executed Thursday in Georgia for the rape and slayings of three other women decades ago. Carlton Gary, who was known as the "stocking strangler" for


Walmart shenanigans result in nine criminal charges and seven traffic violations

GLENMONT-On Thursday, March 15, at 4:15 p.m., the Bethlehem Police Department responded to the Glenmont Walmart in regards to a subject who had just conducted a fraudulent return of merchandise and committed a larceny. As police arrived on the scene they reportedly observed the suspect fleeing in a


Police: Man accused of stealing, cashing a friend's checks

STILLWATER, NY (WRGB) Police in Stillwater have arrested a Clemons, NY man, accused of forgery and petit larceny. Investigators say 27 year old Evan Brunelle was staying with a friend at a home in Stillwater, accused of stealing two checks and cashing them in for several hundred dollars. Brunelle


Two faces sex abuse charges in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY - Two city men face sexual abuse charges in separate cases, authorities said. Danny M. Hahn, 43, of Hulett Street, faces one count of first-degree sexual abuse, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Police charged him Wednesday. Hahn is accused of abusing the t


St. Patrick's Day parade and festivities brave the cold temperatures

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Festivities are in full swing across the Capital Region as people celebrate St. Patrick's Day. It's a very cold St. Patrick's Day with strong winds and the crowds have moved to North Pearl Street inside the warm bars. But despite the weather, earlier on Saturday thousands of


Block party helps Troy celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Bootleggers on Broadway in downtown Troy hosts a St. Patrick's Day block party Saturday as, from left, Liam Cahill, Michele Alix and Molly Cahill enjoy the festivities there. NICHOLAS BUONANNO - nbuonanno@troyrecord.com TROY, N.Y. >> On Saturday, plenty of people at Bootleggers on Broadway were in


Inmate lied about plot to kill Albany judge, sheriff said

ALBANY - A prisoner at the Albany County jail made up a story that he heard about a plot to kill state Supreme Court Justice Thomas Breslin, Sheriff Craig Apple said Friday. Nicholas A. Dayter told investigators in January that he'd heard other prisoners talking about a plot against Breslin, an alle


Trio accused of robbing burned-out Rotterdam store

Paul Bergen, left, Adolph Cammilletti, center, and Jeremy Whittington Photographer: Rotterdam Police Department ROTTERDAM - Three people are under arrest, accused of burglarizing the burned-out Taylor and Vadney Sporting Goods store and making off with merchandise, police said. The three broke into


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Active shooter drill held at Troy High School

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - You may have noticed a large police presence near Troy High School on Friday. They're holding a full-scale active shooter training exercise. Most of the activity will be in the classrooms and in the hallways of the school. There was about 70 different officers and first respond