Thursday, 13 January 2022 14:38

January 8 – January 14, 2022

COURT 

Ellen K. Zwijacz, 42, of Wilton, was sentenced Jan. 6 to 364 days in jail following her Nov. 1, 2021 guilty plea to felony grand larceny in the second-degree, according to a statement issued by the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office. Zwijacz, a Wilton attorney, admitted to transferring control of a client’s funds without the knowledge of her client using fraudulent legal documents from 2013 to 2018. The attorney also submitted documents to an insurance company to change address and beneficiary information on life insurance policies so that she received any correspondence and benefits and used her position as attorney for the client’s estate to file inaccurate probate documents aimed at concealing the theft, according to the statement. A financial restitution of just over $864,000 was paid by a third party on behalf of the defendant prior to sentencing. 

Nicole E. Daly, 49, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded to felony grand larceny in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing March 30. 

Dennis A. Combs, III, 24, of N.Y., N.Y., pleaded to criminal possession of a weapon in the second-degree, in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing Feb. 22. 

Jamie D. Faye, 40, of South Glens Falls, was sentenced to 1-1/2 to 3 years incarceration after pleading to felony criminal contempt, in Moreau.

Jeremy E. Molnar, 27, of Greenfield, pleaded to felony vehicular assault, in Wilton. Sentencing Feb. 24. 

Pedro Davila, 26, of Albany, pleaded to attempted assault in the second-degree, a felony, in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing Feb. 3. 

Blake A. Hefflin, 20, of Malta, pleaded to assault in the third-degree, and boating while intoxicated, in connection with a July 4, 2021 incident during which several underage individuals and adults hosted an underage drinking party in the area of Sandy Bay on Saratoga Lake, according to a statement by Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen. Sentencing March 23. 

POLICE

Christopher C. Bradt, 27, of Glenville, was charged Jan. 6 with felony rape in the first-degree, and felony strangulation in the second-degree, in connection with an alleged incident in the Town of Halfmoon on June 23, 2021. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, Bradt and a female victim met each other on a dating app. He is accused of, while at the victim’s residence, engaging in sexual intercourse with the victim by forcible compulsion. 

Jonathan M. Aronson, 50, of Greenfield, was charged Jan. 6 with Predatory sexual assault against a child- Felony, Rape in the first degree- Felony, and Endangering the welfare of a child- Misdemeanor, in connection with an alleged incident which occurred in the Town of Greenfield Jan. 1. 

Joseph Nocian, 36, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with false impersonation and resisting arrest. 

Matthew DiSanto-Rose, 27, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with misdemeanor DWI, aggravated DWI, and failure to stop at a stop sign.

Alyssa Vance, 21, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with criminal mischief, a misdemeanor. 

Victor Maffetone, 35, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with petit larceny, and criminal possession of stolen property. Both charges are misdemeanors. 

Robert Messia, 65, of Troy, was charged in Saratoga Springs with having a suspended motor vehicle registration, a misdemeanor. 

Felicia McGann, 27, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with misdemeanor DWI, making an unsafe turn, and failure to keep to the right. 

Timothy Harvey, 36, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass. 

John Jara, 31, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with criminal trespass, and criminal tampering – both misdemeanors. 

Samantha Fisher, 41, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with criminal tampering. 

Trevor Keniry-Thompson, 22, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, no motor vehicle license, and two driving-related violations. 

Marian McCaskill, 48, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with misdemeanor menacing, and felony criminal possession of a weapon. 

Lynne Caponera-Turk, 71, was charged with motor vehicle registration suspended – a misdemeanor and operating without motor vehicle insurance. 

Kitsia Yard, 35, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with criminal trespass misdemeanor. 

Troy Bush, 29, of Lake Luzerne, was charged with misdemeanor DWI, and two vehicle violations. 

Stephanie Fitzgerald, 35, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. 

Anthony Maffetone, 62, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unsafe turn, failure to stop at a stop sign. 

Victor Maffetone, 35, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with felony burglary, on Ballston Avenue in Saratoga Springs. 

Tara Lerman, 36, of Yonkers, was charged in Saratoga Springs with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating an unregistered vehicle without insurance. 

Diaman George, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with menacing, criminal possession of a weapon, and endangering the welfare of a child – all misdemeanors. 

Jillian Granger, 35, of Glens Falls, was charged in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, refusal to take a breath test, and following too closely. 

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