Montgomery County Sheriff: Broadalbin man charged in nearly $3K fraudulent check case in town of Amsterdam

Montgomery County Sheriff: Broadalbin man charged in nearly $3K fraudulent check case in town of Amsterdam

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- A Broadalbin man has been arrested in a case in which he is accused of attempting to cash a nearly $3,000 fraudulent check, Montgomery County Sheriff's officials said. Elijah N. Jacobs, 31, was charged Tuesday with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a felony, and misdemeanor fourth-degree attempted grand larceny, officials said.The investigation began in August as investigators received a complaint that Jacobs had attempted to cash a fraudulent check totaling $2,953.19, according to officials.Investigators credited bank staff with detecting security issues with the check, declining the transaction and alerting police. The investigation then identified Jacobs as the…
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Caroga Lake man charged with felony DWI after one-car Charleston crash, Montgomery Co. Sheriff says

Caroga Lake man charged with felony DWI after one-car Charleston crash, Montgomery Co. Sheriff says

CHARLESTON - A Caroga Lake man faces a felony driving while intoxicated charge after a one-car crash Sunday, Montgomery County Sheriff's officials said. Dylan E. Rulison, 22, of Caroga Lake, was arrested after deputies and New York State Police troopers responded to North Green Road in Charleston for an accident, sheriff's officials said. ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe They arrived to learn the driver, identified as Rulison, had been driving under the influence of alcohol and held a restriction for an interlock device. The vehicle was also found with switched plates and…
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Police: Gloversville man stole city fire truck; Suspect previously charged in Sept. 9 pursuit

Police: Gloversville man stole city fire truck; Suspect previously charged in Sept. 9 pursuit

GLOVERSVILLE - A Gloversville man arrested earlier this month in connection with a pursuit that damaged patrol cars has been arrested again, this time accused of stealing a Gloversville Fire Department fire truck Wednesday morning, according to police. The incident began shortly after 6 a.m. Wednesday morning. Police then received a call from the fire department related to a stolen fire truck, police said. Officers soon learned that the person who had stolen the vehicle had driven it into the City Hall parking lot, situated between City Hall and the Fire Department, according to police. Police soon recovered the truck undamaged…
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Malnourished horse found at Glen residence; Fultonville woman charged, Montgomery Co. Sheriff says

Malnourished horse found at Glen residence; Fultonville woman charged, Montgomery Co. Sheriff says

GLEN - A malnourished horse was discovered at a Glen farm and the woman identified as its owner has now been charged, Montgomery County Sheriff's officials said Wednesday.Vicky Ferguson, 45, of Fultonville, was charged Wednesday with failure to provide proper sustenance, a misdemeanor, officials said.The investigation began Tuesday when officials received a report of possible animal neglect at a residence in Glen, officials said.An investigation then located several horses there, one of which "was significantly malnourished and had not been provided veterinary care in an extended period of time," officials wrote in a release.Investigators then identified Ferguson as the owner…
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Troopers: Amsterdam man forcibly touched multiple children; Charged in Glen, Gloversville, Town of Amsterdam

Troopers: Amsterdam man forcibly touched multiple children; Charged in Glen, Gloversville, Town of Amsterdam

GLEN - An Amsterdam man has been arrested, accused of multiple incidents of forcibly touching children, New York State Police said.The investigation began with allegations related to one child in Glen and Gloversville, police said.Tyler J. Frolke, 22, of Amsterdam, surrendered Thursday, was arrested and charged with two counts each of of forcible touching and second-degree sexual abuse, three counts of endangering the welfare of a child and one count of third-degree obscenity, all misdemeanors.The investigation began Aug. 29 when troopers received a complaint that Frolke had inappropriate physical contact with a 13-year-old in Glen and Gloversville. The investigation then…
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