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Police blotter: Oct. 15
Warrant:Sheldon Innocent, 31, of Troy, was arrested at 12:59 a.m. Oct. 11 on an outstanding warrant.
Boat crash defendant charged with DWI
QUEENSBURY -- A woman who was one of five passengers on the boat that caused the 2016 fatal boat crash on Lake George was arrested Sunday on a driving while intoxicated charge, records show.Kristine C. Tiger, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was stopped on Quaker Road after state troopers saw her veer out o
Queensbury business owner charged in fraud case
FORT EDWARD — The owner of a Queensbury business faces 13 felonies after the state Department of Motor Vehicles determined he was using false documentation to allow customers who bought all-terrain vehicles to illegally register them in New York, court records show.Glenn B. Kelsey, who owns Sportlin
Man serving time in Northway crash denied parole
CLIFTON PARK, NY (WRGB) New details about the parole hearing of a man responsible for the deaths of two Shenendehowa students and the serious injuries of two other teens while driving under the influence in 2012.During a hearing Dennis Drue admitted his guilt and remorse for the accident, but was ul
Lake George drug bust leads to prison sentence
Luis A. Rodriguez, 24, of Providence, pleaded guilty to a felony count of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with an arrest earlier this year that stemmed from a 2016 drug sale.
Car crashes into three homes on Michigan Ave.
“I was laying on the couch, watching a little bit of TV. I heard this big crash noise, and the first thought, I was like, ‘Oh my God. Somebody hit my car,” said Renee White.
Saratoga Springs woman arrested on DWI charge
QUEENSBURY, NY (WRGB) State Police say they have arrested a Saratoga Springs woman, charging her with DWI after a traffic stop.
Police: Queensbury woman drove impaired with children in car
QUEENSBURY — A woman is facing felony charges after allegedly driving while impaired by drugs with two young children in the car.Tara Reid, 35, was arrested Friday on two counts of driving while ability impaired by drugs, both felonies because of the presence of children, according to a release. Rei
Police: Utica woman switched price tags of items at Walmart to buy them for cheaper
After completing the transaction, the woman was confronted by a Walmart employee. Police responded and identified the woman as Jennifer L. Martin, 36, of Utica.
Operator of limo company involved in a deadly crash charged with criminally negligent homicide
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The operator of a limousine company involved in a crash that killed 20 people was arrested Wednesday, state police said.
Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned
His criticism comes a week after the stretch limo loaded with 18 people on their way to a birthday party for one of the occupants ran a stop sign and crashed at the bottom of a hill in the town of Schoharie. Everyone in the limo died, including the four sisters, along with two pedestrians.
Troopers: Accused $60K check forger now charged in $30K flatware theft
NISKAYUNA - A Rotterdam man already accused of writing more than $60,000 in forged checks related to an Amsterdam woman now faces charges he stole $30,000 in silver flatware from a Niskayuna woman, state police said.
Vehicle slams into home in Schenectady
Witnesses on the scene tell CBS 6 that the vehicle narrowly missed a fire hydrant, tore through brushes, hitting several lawns and porches before crashing into a home.
Man pleads guilty to felony in theft case
Julian Dejarano, 41, pleaded guilty in Warren County Court to fourth-degree grand larceny for his April arrest at the Million Dollar Half-Mile outlets for thefts from J. Crew, Tommy Hilfiger and Gap.
Man sentenced to 15 years in prison
Robert J. Velett, 44, of 22 E. Fulton St., was sentenced by County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye. He also received 20 years post-release supervision, a fine, and he must register as a sex offender. He was additionally sentenced to a year in jail on an endangering the welfare of a child conviction that r
Sean Kirst: A kind clerk and a lottery winner who really did go back
An older man was buying a few New York Lottery tickets, and he apologized to another customer behind him, who was waiting. That customer, a younger guy, responded in a cheerful no-big-deal way. The conversation went on, the older guy talking about how he stops by almost every night to get his ticket
'I lost the love of my life,' says widow of New York limo driver involved in crash that killed 20
© Courtesy of family via GoFundMeA GoFundMe page was set up Oct. 8, 2018, to raise money for the funeral of Scott Lisinicchia, the driver of the limousine that crashed Oct. 6 in Schoharie, New York, killing himself, 17 passengers and two bystanders.
Police continue to get reports of woman acting strangely in Indian Lake area
"She has been interviewed by us on a few different recent occasions in which our trooper responded to a report of a suspicious person in Indian Lake and Long Lake. At this time, we feel as though this woman is not a threat to public safety," state Trooper Jennifer Fleishmann said. "She has been inte
Man dies in one vehicle crash
Fulton County Sheriff Richard Giardino said Friday that John Jaiken, 51, of County Highway 104, was fatally injured in the accident at 9:30 p.m. Thursday. He said Jaiken was pronounced dead at the scene by Fulton County Coroner Margaret Luck.
State launches 6 new Cuisine Trails across North Country
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state is launching six new Cuisine Trails aimed at boosting tourism across a three-county area in the North Country.Gov. Andrew Cuomo says six trails featuring more than 80 businesses in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties will add to the state's growing agritourism sec