Feds: Gloversville man sentenced in cocaine, methamphetamine and firearm case

Feds: Gloversville man sentenced in cocaine, methamphetamine and firearm case

ALBANY - A Gloversville man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in federal prison in a cocaine, methamphetamine and firearm case, federal prosecutors said. Kent Tucker, 25, of Gloversville admitted earlier to possessing and intending to distribute the drugs, as well as possessing a firearm in the furtherance of drug trafficking, prosecutors said. ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe He admitted to possessing the methamphetamine pills and cocaine Aug. 21, 2020 and to possessing a stolen, loaded firearm to protect his drugs from others, prosecutors said. He has two prior felony convictions, burglary…
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DA: Man convicted of murder in 2021 Gloversville stabbing death of neighbor

DA: Man convicted of murder in 2021 Gloversville stabbing death of neighbor

JOHNSTOWN - A Gloversville man was convicted Friday in the March 2021 stabbing death of a man in Gloversville, Fulton County District Attorney's officials said. Adam W. Mitchell, 53, of Gloversville, was found guilty of one count of second-degree murder in the death of 39-year-old Joseph Robert Hoyt, prosecutors said. Mitchell now faces up to 25 years to life in prison at his sentencing in August. The Fulton County Court jury returned its verdict at about 2 p.m. Friday, after about 10 hours of deliberations in the case, prosecutors said. In returning the guilty verdict, the jury rejected Mitchell's claims…
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Gloversville Police: One business sold alcohol in underage sting; 10 pass, refuse to sell

Gloversville Police: One business sold alcohol in underage sting; 10 pass, refuse to sell

GLOVERSVILLE - One of eleven Gloversville businesses checked during an underage alcohol sales sting sold alcohol to an underage agent, police said Tuesday. Police identified the business that sold as the Fulton Street Deli, 113 E. Fulton St.  The cashier there who sold alcohol to the underage agent was cited for violation of state beverage control law and issued an appearance ticket for court later. ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe Police conducted the sting April 21 to check compliance with state alcohol beverage control law, police said. Police also identified the 10 businesses…
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Gloversville Police: Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Saturday crash

Gloversville Police: Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Saturday crash

GLOVERSVILLE - A pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday morning after being struck by a passing vehicle in Gloversville, police said. The crash happened at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the area of East State Street and Maple Avenue, police said. --- Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: Leader-Herald Subscribe --- The pedestrian, who was not immediately identified, was taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival, police said, Detectives responded to the scene and a portion of East State Street was closed for the investigation, police said. …
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Two charged with felony kidnapping in Gloversville; Accused of holding man at knife-point

Two charged with felony kidnapping in Gloversville; Accused of holding man at knife-point

GLOVERSVILLE - Two people face kidnapping counts, accused of holding a man at knife-point in Gloversville recently, authorities said. A police spokesman indicated this week that at least one of the two suspects knew the victim and the incident was not random. Kathleen M, Cristiano, 36, and Daniel G. Davison, 42, residences unavailable, were each charged with one count of second-degree kidnapping, a felony, and second-degree menacing, a misdemeanor. They are accused of attempting to abduct a man at a North Street address by displaying a machete-like knife at about 8:30 p.m. July 30, according to police allegations filed in…
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