Tri-county blotter


Woman charged with grand larceny

AMSTERDAM — A Gloversville woman is facing charges after the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said she made fake returns at her job.

Jaquinn Brooks, 33, of 1405 Route 29, Gloversville was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny on Monday.

Deputies said they received a complaint from loss prevention at PetSmart that Brooks was making fraudulent refunds while working as a cashier at the store. Brooks was chargd following a weeklong investigation according to deputies.

Brooks is scheduled to appear in the town of Amsterdam court at a later date.

Failure to yield charged in accident

GLOVERSVILLE — One person was ticketed following a two-vehicle crash in the city on June 11 according to city police.

Officers said Kati M. Sartin of Gloversville was driving north from South Hollywood Avenue across the intersection of East Fulton Street when she stopped at the stop sign then proceeded into the intersection when she was struck by a vehicle driven by Austin W. Luck of Gloversville, which was driving west on East Fulton Street.

Sartin was issued a ticket for failure to yield the right of way.

Man charged with failure to register

JOHNSTOWN — Charles J. Greenfield, 24, of 180 Vandenburgh Point Road, Mayfield, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies on Friday with felony failure to register a change of address as a sex offender.

Deputies said he was arrested as a Level 3 sex offender, failing to register a new address with the state Sex Offender Registry, within 10 days of moving.

Greenfield was arraigned in County Court and sent to the County Jail without bail to appear later in City Court.

Man charged under Leandra’s Law

AMSTERDAM — On Friday, the New York State Police based in Fonda arrested 40 year old Donald Bolton of Amsterdam for driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law.

At approximately 10:15 p.m., police said Bolton was observed operating a 2004 Ford Explorer on Church Street with an equipment violation. During the traffic stop, the trooper observed two young children within the vehicle.

Police said Bolton failed field sobriety tests and had a blood-alcohol content of 0.09 percent. The children were turned over to a sober relative.

Bolton was arraigned in the city of Amsterdam Court and remanded to the Montgomery County Jail in lieu of bail.

Man charged with harassment

BROADALBIN — Shawn M. Jones, 27, of Johnstown was charged with second-degree harassment by New York state police on June 20.

Two charged with harassment

NORTHAMPTON — Casey A. Smith, 40, of Mayfield and Donaled Edwards, 40, of Northamption were each charged by New York state police on June 21, with second-degree harassment with physical contact.

Traffic stop leads to DWI charge

JOHNSTOWN — Nathan L. Oldick, 32, of Little Falls, was charged on June 22 by New York state police with second-degree aggaravted unlicensed operation, driving on the shoulder of a highway and driving while ability impaired by alcohol.

By Patricia Older

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