Tri-county blotter

Justin M. Taback

Man charged with endangering child

GLOVERSVILLE — A city man is facin charges after state police said the lead them on a pursuit in the city with a child in the vehicle.

Justin M. Taback, 27, was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, endangering the welfare of a child and third-degree unlawful fleeing from a police officer.

Troopers said Taback was travelling at rate of 50 miles per hour over the posted speed limit with a 5-year-old child in the back seat of his vehicle.

Taback crashed his vehicle into a snow bank and was taken into custody without any further incident.

Troopers said Taback failed to stop for state police due to not having a valid driver’s license.

Gloversville Police Department assisted with the investigation. Taback was arraigned in the City Court and remanded to the Fulton County Jail on $5,000 cash bail or bond.

Man harassed couple via fake social media

FONDA — State Police at Fonda have announced charges have been filed against a Gloversville man after he used a fake social media profile to harass a couple.

Tikim J. Robinson, 28, was charged with second-degree harassment and third-degree obscenity.

Troopers said in July, it was reported by a couple that someone had taken their photographs from Facebook. This person used their names and photographs to create another Facebook account as well as make postings on Craigslist advertising that the couple were swingers and looking for other swingers for dates.

Included in the postings were the complainant’s actual phone numbers as points of contact.

After filing of subpoenas and further investigation police determined that the accounts and postings had been allegedly created by Robinson.

He was issued an appearance ticket returnable in the City of Gloversville Court.

Woman charged, left child unattended

PALATINE BRIDGE — A Fort Plain woman has been charged after state police said she left her child unattended in a parking lot.

Amy M. Reese, 45, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child on Friday.

Troopers said on Nov. 15, a report was made that a child was left unattended outside a vehicle in the parking lot of the Price Chopper in Palatine Bridge.

Police responded and interviewed the complainant. They reported that a six-year-old boy was located standing in the parking lot unattended.

They stayed with the boy after notifying police.

About 10 minutes later Reese exited the store with a cart of groceries, identified the boy as her child, and left prior to police arrival.

After investigation Reese was charged.

She was issued an appearance ticket returnable in the Palatine Town Court and released.


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