Police Blotter

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Arrest made on warrant AMSTERDAM — Juan A. Vazquez-Ortiz, 21, of 6 Vrooman Ave., Amsterdam, was arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies April 13 on a warrant for a previous conviction for third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Deputies said he was arraigned in Amsterdam City Court. He was returned back to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in lieu of $1,000 bail; $2,000 bond; and $20,000 partially-secured bond to await further court action. No interlock,…
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Criminal obstruction of breathing charged OPPENHEIM —Alfred V. Dinuzzo, 36, of Oppenheim, was charged by state police Friday with criminal obstruction of breathing. Driving while intoxicated charged JOHNSTOWN — Theodore E. Hoye, 72, of Gloversville was charged by state police Sunday with driving while intoxicated, first offense, and having a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher. Two charged with petit larceny GLEN — Two men were each charged with two counts of petit larceny…
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Citations issued against driver FONDA — Donald W. Barnes, 54, of 139 James Drive, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle while registration was suspended or revoked. Barnes was charged following a traffic stop in which a DMV check revealed his driver’s license and vehicle registration were both suspended for an insurance lapse. He was processed roadside and released on uniform…
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Two charged with possessing drugs GLOVERSVILLE — Kristine M. Poulin, 40, of Gloversville was charged by state police on March 31 with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. State police also charged Sonny L. Green, 37, of Gloversville with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Two charged following a fight AMSTERDAM — State police charged two men following an altercation in the town of Amsterdam. Joseph M. Nolan, 27, of Hagaman was charged…
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Family offense leads to charges JOHNSTOWN — Stephen H. Whitbeck, 64, of 106 Glebe St., was charged by city police at 10:05 p.m. March 20 with driving while intoxicated, having a 0.18 percent or greater blood-alcohol content, and resisting arrest, all misdemeanors. Police said he was charged on Hoosac Street, stemming from an offense at 9:52 p.m. March 20. Police responded to the area of Hoosac and Glebe streets to a third party report of…
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Man charged with violating court order JOHNSTOWN — Jeffrey J. Mitchelson, 39, of 44 E. Main St., was charged by city police at 8:15 p.m. March 18 with first-degree criminal contempt, a felony; and third-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment, both misdemeanors. Police said he was charged for an offense at 8 p.m. March 16. Officers investigated a domestic incident and arrested Mitchelson for having violated the terms of a previously issued order of protection. Police…
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