Police: Two teens injured in early Wednesday Gloversville shooting; Investigation ongoing

Police: Two teens injured in early Wednesday Gloversville shooting; Investigation ongoing

GLOVERSVILLE -- Two teenagers, age 14 and 19, were injured in an early Wednesday shooting in Gloversville, police said.No arrests had been reported as of later Wednesday morning, but police indicated they believe the incident to be isolated, between people who knew each other.The injuries were not considered life-threatening, police said.The shooting happened at about 12:30 a.m. on East Fulton Street, police said.Officers were initially called to 216 E. Fulton St. for a reported disorderly conduct complaint. They arrived to find the two teenagers shot.The 19-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his arm and the 14-year-old girl suffered a…
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Johnstown math teacher killed in bicycle accident, school district says; In town of Amsterdam, sheriff says

Johnstown math teacher killed in bicycle accident, school district says; In town of Amsterdam, sheriff says

JOHNSTOWN - A math teacher at Johnstown Jr.-Sr. High School was killed Thursday evening in a bicycle-car collision, Greater Johnstown Superintendent William Crankshaw said in a letter to parents Friday. "It is with a heavy heart that I let you know that Mr. Russell (Russ) Snyder, a mathematics teacher at Johnstown Jr.-Sr. High School, died Thursday evening from injuries sustained in a tragic bicycle accident," Crankshaw wrote. Crankshaw did not give further details on the crash, but Montgomery County Sheriff Jeffrey Smith confirmed the collision happened between a bicycle and a vehicle Thursday night at about 8 p.m. on Log City…
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Fulton County kidnapping suspect Wilson admits to Montgomery County charges, DA says; Elmore pleads not guilty

Fulton County kidnapping suspect Wilson admits to Montgomery County charges, DA says; Elmore pleads not guilty

FONDA - The Gloversville man facing kidnapping, assault and sexual abuse-related charges in both Fulton and Montgomery counties pleaded guilty this week in the Montgomery County case, Montgomery County District Attorney Lorraine Diamond said Friday.Justin Wilson, 31, of Gloversville, pleaded guilty in Montgomery County Court to second-degree attempted murder and first-degree aggravated sexual abuse, felonies.In return for his pleas, he is to receive 23 years in prison at his sentencing later, Diamond said.His Fulton County charges, including first-degree kidnapping, remain pending.Meanwhile, Wilson's co-defendant in both counties, Nicole Elmore, 35, of Gloversville, was indicted in Montgomery County on charges of first-degree…
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Public’s help sought finding St. Johnsville park sexual assault suspect; Woman reports Thursday evening attack

Public’s help sought finding St. Johnsville park sexual assault suspect; Woman reports Thursday evening attack

ST. JOHNSVILLE - St. Johnsville police are asking for the public's help to identify a sexual assault suspect accused of attacking a woman at Soldiers and Sailors Park Thursday evening. Police Friday morning put out a brief description of the suspect and three surveillance photos of the vehicle he was reported to have driven from the scene. The woman, 18, reported to police that she was lured to an area of the park by an individual and was then sexually assaulted. The suspect appeared to be in his early 20s, with a muscular build, about 6 feet, 2 inches tall.…
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Feds: Two sentenced in Montgomery County-connected national gas station skimming scheme

Feds: Two sentenced in Montgomery County-connected national gas station skimming scheme

ALBANY - Two Miami-area men were sentenced Wednesday for their roles in a national gas station skimming scheme uncovered in Montgomery County in 2019, federal prosecutors said.The overall investigation included a state police stakeout of a Fonda gas station in 2017, authorities have said previously.Hugo Hernandez, 35, of Miami Lakes, Fla., received five years in prison for his role in access device fraud and money laundering conspiracies. The second man, Marlon Palacios, 38, of Cape Coral, Fla., received four months in access device fraud conspiracy and aggravated identity theft, prosecutors said.Both men pleaded guilty in their cases last year. Hernandez admitted…
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Troopers: Driver severely injured in Tuesday evening Fultonville crash

Troopers: Driver severely injured in Tuesday evening Fultonville crash

FULTONVILLE - A driver from Massachusetts was severely injured in a Tuesday evening crash in Fultonville, state police said. Alvin Simpson, 79, of Dudley, Mass., was taken by Lifenet to the hospital with injuries described as severe. He was in "guarded" condition Wednesday, troopers said. The crash happened just before 8 p.m. at the intersection of routes 5S and 30A, when a pickup truck struck a tractor-trailer, state police said. ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe The preliminary investigation determined Simpson was driving the pickup on Route 5S when he failed to stop…
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