Tri-county blotter

Man picked up

on warrant

JOHNSTOWN — Richard R. Opalka, 40, of 2776 Route 67, was arrested by city police at 6:45 p.m. April 19 on a warrant.

Police said he was arrested on North Perry Street on a warrant issued by City Court.

He was held for an appearance in that court.

Man charged with

child endangerment

JOHNSTOWN — Jeremy M. Ferguson, 27, of 6 E. Clinton St., Apt. 2, was charged by city police at 11:10 p.m. April 19 with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Police said he was charged for an offense at 3:11 p.m. April 15 at his residence. Police said he was charged for having two children aged 2 and 3 unattended.

Ferguson will appear later in City Court.

Motorist charged

with 3 violations

JOHNSTOWN — Melanie M. Bates, 31, of 5 Fremont St., Gloversville, was charged by city police at 1:26 a.m. April 20 with an equipment violation (headlight), uninspected motor vehicle, and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

Police said the motorist was charged on North Perry Street.

She will appear later in City Court.

Two-vehicle crash

leads to charges

GLOVERSVILLE — One person was ticketed following a two-vehicle accident in the city on April 18 according to city police.

Officers said Nicole A. Chichester of Gloversville was driving a 2014 Honda sedan on South Kingsboro Avenue when she struck the rear of a 1996 Nissan sedan driven by Jeremie Beck of Mayfield, who had stopped to make a left turn.

Chichester was ticketed for following too closely.

Man charged with

passing fake $50

JOHNSTOWN —Kassim R. Dagher of 11 Mckeever Place, Brooklyn, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies on at 8:41 p.m. April 20 with third-degree possession of a forged instrument.

Deputies said he was charged at 588 County Highway 122 in the town. Deputies said he possessed and used a counterfeit $50 to pay for delivered food from Pizza Hut in the city of Johnstown.

He will appear later in Town Court.

By Chad Fleck

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