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UPDATED: Delmar man allegedly had sexual contact with minor

A Delmar man allegedly had an on-going sexual relationship with a person younger than 13 years old for a “considerable amount of time,” according to police.

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Police: Driver had pound of marijuana

State Police stopped a vehicle at Exit 25 on I-90 for multiple traffic infractions and found the driver to allegedly be in possession of approximately one pound of marijuana.

Skylane and Blu-Bell to be demolished

Owner of motels agrees to tear down buildings for all fines excused

Skylane and Blu-Bell owner Alex Patel agreed to demolish the two motels after hundreds of violations were found over one year ago.

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Police: Man tried to touch boy in restaurant bathroom

A 38-year-old man allegedly attempted to forcibly touch inside the bathroom at a restaurant in Crossgates Mall on Friday afternoon, March 20, according to police.

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Guilty plea for illegal handgun

Thomas McLaughlin, of Albany, pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, a felony, in Albany County Court Tuesday, March 24, according to District Attorney David Soares.

Bomb threat found at Guilderland High School

Building sweep set for Thursday night, investigation ongoing

Authorities are investigating an apparent bomb threat found last night in a bathroom at Guilderland High School.

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Youth court sees cases decrease

Bethlehem peer program helps adolescents get second chance

Although Bethlehem Youth Court has seen a decrease in cases the last few years, those who go through the program are presented with more charges.

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Altamont man pleads guilty to stealing car parts

Joseph Cranker, of Altamont, pleaded guilty to criminal mischief in the second degree, a felony, in Albany County Court Thursday, March 5, according to District Attorney David Soares.

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Shafer arrested for dumping dirty cat litter near home

Howard A. Shafer, of Selkirk, was arrested for allegedly dumping soiled cat litter on local cul-de-sac proprieties on two occasions, according to police.

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Unoccupied car leads to felony drug charges, DWI

A Selkirk man is facing felony drug charges after police found his vehicle driven into the snow embankment of the eastbound lane on Feura Bush Road, just west of the intersection with Elsmere Avenue.

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Motel demolition case delayed

Court grants motel owner three more weeks to gather finances, paperwork

The court awarded the owner of Skyland and Blu-Bell motels another three weeks to gather paperwork and finances despite protest from the Town of Colonie who had agreed to a similar adjournment six weeks ago.

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Former legislator Scavo faces forgery charges

Former county legislator Brian Scavo was arraigned on a sealed indictment Monday, March 2, for felony forgery charges, according to county District Attorney David Soares.

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Police: Duo robs taxi driver at gunpoint

Authorities arrested half of a duo that allegedly attempted to rob a taxi cab driver, but authorities are still seeking the second suspect.

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Several pounds of marijuana found in car

An Albany man is facing a felony drug charge after State Police allegedly found him to be in possession of an abundance of marijuana.

Slingerlands Methodist vandalized

Police suspect break-in caused by teens

Police are investigating the break-in and vandalism of the former Community United Methodist Church in Slingerlands.