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Kingsbury man accused of kidnapping mother, child

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. QUEENSBURY - A Kingsbury man kidnapped a woman and her 3-year-old daughter at knifepoint Saturday night, leading to a standoff in a motel parking lot that ended with the suspect fighting with police who were trying to disarm him, authorities said. Miguel

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 15:15:00

Glens Falls woman gets a year in jail for drugged driving

QUEENSBURY - A Glens Falls woman who was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs twice in 6 months last year has been sentenced to a year in Warren County Jail. Melissa H. Torchetti, 34, pleaded guilty last month to driving while ability impaired by drugs, a felony, in connection with arre

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 16:30:00

VSP arrest man for possession of heroin, bath salts after found walking in the middle of the road

HARTLAND, Vt. - Vermont State Police arrested a New Hampshire man after finding him walking in the middle of Route 5 in Hartland. Police say they found Stephen Hill, 40, of Claremont, NH in the early morning hours on Monday. An investigation later revealed Hill was in possession of heroin/fentanyl a

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-19 12:19:36

Man accused of stealing car in Rutland

A homeless man is charged with stealing a car from outside the Stewart's store on State Street in Rutland. Jeffrey Kozikowski, 39, described in court records as "transient," was scheduled to appear in Rutland criminal court Monday for arraignment on charges of grand larceny and aggravated operation

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-03-19 15:33:22

Fair Haven teen to stay in jail pending shooting plot trial

Jack Sawyer, 18, of Poultney, Vermont, pleaded not guilty in a court in Rutland on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, to charges related to allegations that he planned a school shooting at Fair Haven Union High School and had bought a gun in preparation. RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS RUTLAND - A judge has ruled that

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-03-20 14:05:03

Police: Man charged with DWI after collision

KINGSBURY - A Hudson Falls man was charged with driving while intoxicated Saturday night after he backed into another vehicle in a parking lot on Route 4, police said. Stephen M. Trybendis Jr. 48, was charged with misdemeanor DWI after police were called about a collision in a parking lot just befor

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 11:45:00

Local man arrested for knifepoint abduction

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local man is facing several charges after an alleged knifepoint abduction over the weekend. The Warren County Sheriff's Office says Miguel Medrano-Garcia got into an argument Saturday in Hudson Falls. Medrano-Garcia is then accused of driving a woman and her 3-year-old

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-19 15:23:28

Saratoga County sheriff announcing major drug bust Monday morning

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo said Sunday his office will announce the breakup of a major drug trafficking organization that operated in the county on Monday. A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors' building in Ballston Spa. Zurlo's office declined to give mor

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 06:18:24

Man accused of assaulting nurse

MIDDLEBURY - A local man with mental health issues is facing a criminal charge after police said he assaulted a Poultney man on March 15. Kenneth Boule, 83, of Salisbury, allegedly assaulted Richard Reynolds, 39, of Poultney, at Porter Hospital in Middlebury, according to a press release from the Ve


Hudson Falls seeks to monitor waste haulers

HUDSON FALLS - A draft to revise laws on hauling waste was submitted to the Village Board last week and is being examined for change. Specifically, the board is weighing options to better monitor haulers. Robert Cook, a village trustee, explained that village code has requirements surrounding how tr

POST-STAR - 2018-03-18 20:00:00

No injuries reported from Wallingford crash

WALLINGFORD - No injuries were reported after a two-vehicle crash on Route 7 on Saturday, according to police. In a press release,the Vermont State Police said George Davenport, 66, of Poultney, was driving a 2015 Ford truck south on Route 7 on Saturday when he used his truck's turn signal to indica


Queensbury traffic stop leads to felony arrest

QUEENSBURY - A Stillwater man whose driver's license has been suspended 19 times was jailed Friday night after he was stopped in Queensbury, police said. Brian J. Gagne, 36, was charged with felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after the Warren County Sheriff's Office stopped hi


Sheriff's Office: Driver had 19 suspensions

GAGNE 19 SUSPENSIONS_3_17_2018_5_58_19 PMThumbnail QUEENSBURY -- A routine traffic stop in Queensbury ended in charges for the driver. Warren County Sheriff's officers conducted a traffic stop Friday evening in Queensbury, on a vehicle with a loud exhaust. A license check revealed that the driver, B


Local police step up pressure on the drug trade

Hudson Falls Police seized heroin, cocaine and an illegal stun gun disguised as a cellphone from a vehicle parked last year in Hudson Falls. They came to Fort Edward from law enforcement agencies around the Northeast that day in late 2014, spurred by a dramatic increase in heroin use around the reg


Family, friends going to great lengths for 2-year-old battling cystic fibrosis

WHITEHALL When 2-year-old Sydney Mickel recently developed a cough, her mother panicked. A cough isn't much to worry about in most 2-year-olds, but for Sydney, who has cystic fibrosis, a cough could be a catalyst for catastrophe. Her mother, Julie Gosselin, froze in fear. "That's something that a lo


Middletown Springs festival marks 30 sweet years

Maple sugaring in Vermont celebrated its 30th birthday in Vermont on Sunday ... at least in Middletown Springs. Tapping trees for their sweetness is actually older than that, of course, but the Middletown Springs Historical Society's Maple Festival marked its 30th anniversary this weekend. Appropria

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-03-18 20:36:57

Police: Source of Hudson Falls threat rumor identified

KINGSBURY - More than a dozen police officers were on hand at Hudson Falls Middle School early Wednesday as police dealt with a comment posted on social media about a possible shooting at the school. A student posted on social media late Tuesday that he "heard there was going to be another school sh


Hudson Falls man jailed in connection with drug sale

HUDSON FALLS - A Hudson Falls man was charged with two felonies in recent days for allegedly selling crack cocaine in the Hudson Falls area, police said. Joshua McNaughton, 35, was charged with felony counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance


Washington County Sheriff's aware of school shooting threat

HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Washington County Sheriff's have provided this statement regarding a school shooting threat for the Hudson Falls district circulating on social media: "Our agency is currently investigating unsubstantiated rumors circulating on social media about a possible shooting


Queensbury woman gets 20 years for role in Hague Market shooting

QUEENSBURY - Christine W. Tomko walked into Warren County Court on Wednesday hoping to convince Judge John Hall that she deserved the minimum sentence for her role in last spring's shooting and robbery at The Hague Market, and a burglary spree that preceded the shooting. The 28-year-old Queensbury r