Police and Courts – May 27 – June 1, 2015

Ballston Spa Police Department

Warrant- Curtis Patterson, 50, of Wilton, was arrested on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 on a warrant from another state. Patterson had been originally charged with a felony DWI, but violated his probation in 2011 when he absconded to another state. He was remanded to Saratoga County Jail on no bail with a court date set for Friday, May 29, 2015.

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Police and Courts – May 21-May 28, 2015

Ballston Spa Police Department

Consuming Alcohol While Driving– Reggie P. Viger, 18, of Gansevoort, NY was arrested on Monday, June 25, 2015 following a traffic stop. Viger was charged with the consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, Unlawful Possession of Marihuana and Unlawful Possession of Alcohol By A Person Under 21.

Saratoga Couny Sheriff’s Department

Second-Degree Rape- Zachary Decker Yule, 20, was arrested on Wednesday, May 2015 and charged with three counts of Rape in the Second Degree under the subsection applied to those over the age of 18 accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 15, a Class D felony; and three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a Class A misdemeanor.

Petit Larceny- Bruce D. Houseworth, 75, and Harry J. Fuller, 47, were arrested and both charged with the Class A misdemeanor of Petit Larceny after they allegedly stole a 14 year old’s bicycle from the Kaydeross Creek Fishing area.

The boy reported his bike had been stolen on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at about 2:45 p.m. A short while later, the boy’s father contacted the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office saying he had located the bike on the back of a pick-up truck in the parking lot of the fishing area located on Northline Road near Old Post Road. Deputies located Houseworth and Fuller fishing on the Kaydeross, where they were arrested.

Both were released on appearance tickets for the Town of Milton Court.

NY State Police-Latham Barracks

Leandra’s Law- Timony Benaitis, 37, of Milton was stopped by troopers on Tuesday, May 27, 2015 for traffic violations in the Town of Milton. It was found that Benaitis was operating his vehicle with a BAC of .12 and his 9-year-old daughter as a passenger.

Benaitis was subsequently arrested for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated for driving intoxicated with a child less than 16, a felony also known as Leandra’s Law; and Driving While Intoxicated, a misdemeanor. He was arraigned in the Town of Milton Court and is due to re-appear on June 2, 2015 at 7 p.m.

Saratoga County Court

Grand Larceny- Caitlyn E. Moynihan, 19, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree Grand Larceny, a Class E felony, on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Editor’s note:  All items reported are a matter of public record.  A charge is not a conviction. All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges can be amended or dismissed.

 

 

Wilkinson Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter

BALLSTON SPA- Charles Wilkinson pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the killing of his wife in Saratoga County Court Thursday morning.

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Police and Courts – May 14-May 21, 2015

Ballston Spa Police Department

Possession of Marijuana- Victor L. Torres, 42, of Gloversville, was arrested on Friday, May 15, 2015 and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Third Degree and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana. An appearance ticket was issued for Monday, June 1, 2015.

Petit Larceny- Megan R. Cochrane, 30, of Ballston Spa, was arrested at 7 a.m. Thursday and charged with Petit Larceny, a Class A misdemeanor. Her court date has been set at June 15, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

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Police and Courts – May 11-May 14, 2015

Village of Ballston Spa Police

Petit Larceny- Jonathan D. May, 65, of Schenectady, was arrested at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, and charged with Petit Larceny, a Class A misdemeanor. May is to appear in court on May 18, 2015 at 5:30 a.m.

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Police and Courts – May 7-May 11, 2015

Ballston Spa Police Department

Suspended Registration- Stephen L Hemsworth, 41, of Ballston Spa, was arrested on Friday, May 8 for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked registration. Hemsworth is to appear at Ballston Spa Village Court on June 8, 2015.

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Police and Courts – May 7, 2015

Village of Ballston Spa Police

Assault– A 15 year-old male was involved in an incident on April 30, 2015, where a uniformed officer sustained physical injury when attempting to take the juvenile into police custody. [Read more…]

Police and Courts – May 4, 2015

Village of Ballston Spa Police

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Qi Huang Wan

Unauthorized Practice of a Profession:  Qi Huang Wan, 48, the proprietor of A&J Nail Salon on Doubleday Avenue, was arrested on April 29 and charged with Unauthorized Practice [Read more…]