Ballston Journal Police Blotter

Police and Courts: Jan. 25-31, 2018

The following items are police and courts records from the Ballston Spa Police DepartmentSaratoga County Sheriff’s OfficeSaratoga County District Attorney’s Office and New York State Police.

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DWI: Connor J. Pressley, 18, of Saratoga Springs, was arrested Jan. 27 and charged with DWI, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of .o8 percent or higher and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

New york state police

Drug possession: Skyler A. Viera, 19, of Malta was arrested Jan. 25 in Malta and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.

Saratoga County District Attorney

Sentencing: Jamel D. Gray, 23, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Jan. 26 to serve two-to-four years in state prison for third-degree burglary, a class D. felony.

Sentencing: Trevor J. Hammar, 29, of Milton, was sentenced Jan. 30 to serve two-to-four years in state prison for each of the following charges: third-degree burglary, a class D felony; and two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony. The sentences will run concurrent.

Indictment: Kyle M. Shultz, 19, of Hudson Falls, was indicted Jan. 31, on three counts of second-degree assault, a class D violent felony.

Indictment: Michael R. Barone, 47, of Ballston Spa, was indicted Jan. 31, for third-degree burglary, a class D felony.


Unlicensed Operation: Christopher Massie, 28, Ballston Spa, was charged Jan. 25 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

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.

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