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Man arrested for lewd acts in museum

Police arrested an Albany man Thursday, Feb. 27, after State Museum patrons complained they saw something unexpected at one of the exhibits.

Teen offenders get a second chance at Bethlehem youth court

Last year saw an uptick in cases

Unlawful possession of marijuana continues to be the top offense for those going though Bethlehem’s Youth Court system.

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Two arrested on sex trafficking charges at Colonie motel

The Albany County Sheriff's Office arrested two City of Troy residents Tuesday, March 4, on sex trafficking charges following a tip on the whereabouts of an endangered 21-year-old woman.

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Police: Delmar woman arrested for forged prescriptions

Nurse allegedly stole prescriptions from place of business

Bethlehem Police arrested a Delmar woman for multiple alleged counts of forgery in order to obtain prescription medication.

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Police: Clifton Park woman embezzles from Bethlehem business

Excess of $70,000 was missing from pay roll accounts

Bethlehem Police Department arrested a Clifton Park woman on Tuesday, March 4, who was allegedly involved in an embezzlement scheme.

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Knife attack leads police to 410 bags of heroin

A Colonie man was arrested for allegedly slashing the face of a Voorheesville resident, but police then discovered a stash of heroin inside his apartment.

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Burglary charges for Guilderland man suspected of arson

A Guilderland man was arraigned on several charges tied to several alleged burglary and larceny incidents stretching from the summer of 2012 through the following year.

Selkirk FD sees a wave of exits

Husband, father-in-law of arrested treasurer resign from the company

Following the arrest of a former Selkirk Fire Department treasurer for allegedly embezzling funds from a firehouse, several people have resigned from the company, while the person who began the investigation was terminated.

Offsetting costs of public defenders

Albany County gets $656k grant for Counsel at First Appearance program

Albany County Executive Dan McCoy announced the county was awarded $656,000 of state grant funding for the Counsel at First Appearance Project on Wednesday, Feb. 19. The three-year grant will be used to provide legal representation during arraignment to those who cannot afford an attorney.

Sheriff arrests former Selkirk Fire treasurer

Selkirk woman alleged to have stolen $18,000

The Albany County Sheriff's Department has arrested the former treasurer of the Selkirk Fire Department’s House No. 3 on charges she allegedly stealing more than $18,000 from a fire department savings/checking account.

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Voorheesville man faces weapons charges

A Voorheesville man was stopped by police in Albany for driving with tinted windows, which led to the discovery he that he allegedly sold a weapon to a convicted felon.

Police: New Scotland marijuana grower busted

State Police arrested a New Scotland man for allegedly growing dozens of marijuana plants after a long-term investigation.

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Man gets four years for hallucinogenic mushrooms

A Voorheesville man was sentenced on Wednesday, Jan. 29, to four years in State Prison, followed by three years of post release supervision. He pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree stemming from his arrest two years ago.

Colonie police are investigating an armed robbery on Exchange Street

The Colonie Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at 2:52 am at the Sunoco A+ Mini Mart, 62 Exchange Street.

More trouble for Skylane Motel owner

Cops probe whether signs telling residents of closure were illegally removed

The owner of the Skylane Motel could be facing criminal charges for allegedly removing placards at the motel and at least 75 more violations stemming from an ongoing investigation into the electrical engineering of the building.