A 27-year-old New Scotland man pleaded guilty to driving after using heroin and faces two-to-six years in state prison. This would also be served simultaneously to a one-to-three year incarceration for violating his felony probation.
Homeowners urged to check for any missing property, notify police
An area housekeeper allegedly stole jewelry from two clients and police are urging anyone who employed the woman to check if any of their property is missing.
Firefighter accused of having inappropriate online conversations with perceived youths
A firefighter in the towns of Delmar and Loudonville has been arrested after a two-week investigation concerning alleged inappropriate communications online.
Months-long investigation also recovers six guns from two locations
Five Albany County residents were arrested on drug charges following a police raid at a Guilderland motel and the alleged sellers were armed with guns, according to police reports.
Man allegedly had inappropriate conversations with undercover officers posing as teens
The Bethlehem Police Department arrested a Delmar man after a two-week investigation concerning inappropriate communications online with undercover officers posing as underage girls.
A Guilderland man has pleaded guilty to burglarizing two Albany businesses and setting an abandoned building ablaze in the Town of Guilderland.
District places middle school math teacher on paid administrative leave
A math teacher at Farnsworth Middle School allegedly stole more than $100,000 from the Guilderland Teachers’ Association, according to police. Guilderland school district has placed the teacher on paid administrative leave.
58-year-old tried to enter closed diner, half-empty bottle of vodka in car
One drunk driver was intoxicated to the point that police were not able to get a booking photo of him, with officers having to constantly hold him up, according to police reports.
State Police arrested an Amsterdam man for allegedly exposing himself while driving to a passing motorist in the Town of Colonie.
Police arrested a pair from Troy for allegedly stealing more than $13,000 of electronics from two stores at Crossgates Mall on two separate occasions.
Police investigate alleged pilfering, union member suspected
Around $100,000 appears to be missing from the Guilderland Teachers Association’s funds, but no arrests have been made as police continue to investigate the incident.
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.
The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Latham on Friday, Feb. 28, arrested Gabriel Rodriguez, 39, of Guilderland, for felony computer trespass and falsifying business records in the first degree along with a misdemeanor charge of official misconduct.
Police arrested an Albany man Thursday, Feb. 27, after State Museum patrons complained they saw something unexpected at one of the exhibits.
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.