Tri-county blotter


Employee allegedly steals from warehouse

FLORIDA — State police charged Josue Carino-Alvarado, 37, of Amsterdam with fourth-degree grand larceny after security specialists observed him allegedly stealing an Apple i-Phone XS and charger from the Target Distribution Center located on Route 5S. Police said the phone and charger were valued over $1,000.

Carino-Alvarado was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Florida Town Court on Feb. 6.

Driver cited for no registration

AMSTERDAM — Christopher M. Powers, 33, of 7350 Bills Road, Middle Grove was charged on Saturday by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies for operating a motor vehicle while registration is suspended.

Powers was stopped after the license plate reader in the patrol car alerted that the registration was suspended due to an insurance lapse.

He was issued a ticket and released to appear in Amsterdam Town Court on Feb. 14 at 6 p.m.

Shopper allegedly shoplifts at Walmart

GLOVERSVILLE — Amy E. Tilt, 26, of 19 E. Montgomery St., Johnstown, was charged with petit larceny by city police on Saturday at 9:08 p.m.

Tilt was taken into custody by police at the Walmart at 329 S. Kingsboro Ave. following a larceny investigation that determined that she took merchandise past all points of sale without paying.

Tilt was processed at the station and released with an appearance ticket returnable in City Court at a later date.

Man allegedly bites woman on arm, cited

GLOVERSVILLE — Dakota R. Sweet, 19, of Gloversville, was charged with third-degree attempted assault, a misdemeanor, by city police on Jan. 27 at 1:25 p.m.

Officers were dispatched to an address in the city for a domestic violence complaint. Police interviewed the female victim who stated that during an argument she was bitten on the arm by Sweet.

Sweet was taken into custody and transported to the station where he was processed and held for arraignment.

Traffic stop leads to two drug charges

GLOVERSVILLE — Chad L. Macvean, 31, of 109 County Highway 107, Johnstown, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance by city police on Sunday at 12:16 a.m.

Officers conducted a vehicle stop on South Judson Street for a traffic infraction. During the course of investigation, police found the driver, Macvean, had an active warrant out of Montgomery County. Macvean was taken into custody and during a subsequent search was found to be in possession of cocaine and Suboxone.

Macvean was transported to the station for processing and held for arraignment.

By Josh Bovee

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