Thursday, 11 June 2020 13:18

June 6 – June 12, 2020

Erika Petit, 38, of Ballston Spa, was charged June 5 in Saratoga Springs with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, criminal possession of a controlled substance, and following too close, after being involved in a property damage accident on Ballston Avenue. 

Victor Maffetone, 34, and Jason McMahaon, 43 – both of Saratoga Springs, were each cited June 5 with disorderly conduct: fight/violent behavior, on Woodlawn Avenue. 

Emeline Weir, 34, Meghan McCabe, 40, Yisel Martinez, 41, and Brian Raymond, 50 – all of Saratoga Springs, were each cited June 5 on Woodlawn Avenue with trespassing. 

Andrew Baker, 52, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 6 on a warrant with felony burglary, second-degree assault, and strangulation, and the misdemeanors menacing and criminal possession of a weapon. 

Ciera Krom, 26, of Mechanicville, was charged June 7 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI and aggravated DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, felony aggravated DWI – with a passenger less than 16 years of age, and the violations: speeding, and moving from lane unsafely.     

Dayna Alsberry, 22, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 2 with third degree assault, a misdemeanor. 

Briana Thompson, 20, of Ballston Spa, was charged June 3 in Saratoga Springs with felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon and criminal obstruction of breathing – both misdemeanors. 

Jennifer Bialahoski, 39, of Schenectady, was charged June 4 in Saratoga Springs with criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of drug paraphernalia – both misdemeanors, following a traffic stop. 

Eugene Wachtel, 53, of Schenectady, was charged June 4 in Saratoga Springs with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle -a misdemeanor, and four driving related violations, following a traffic stop.    

Nathaniel Tucker, 22, of Hudson Falls, was charged May 28 with attempted disseminating indecent material to minors in the first-degree, a felony. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, Tucker allegedly showed up to meet who he thought was a 15-year-old girl he had talked to online. Tucker agreed to meet the young girl at a town park in Saratoga County, where detectives were waiting for him. During the online conversations, Tucker spoke of and made plans of meeting the 15-year-old for a sexual relationship, according to authorities.  The person he believed to be a 15-year-old female was an online undercover Investigator with the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.Tucker was taken into custody without incident with the assistance of the Albany, FBI Child Exploitation Task Force (CETF). He was released and will appear in The Milton Town Court at a later date.

Jacob W. Ruth, 24, of East Greenbush, was charged May 28 with rape in the first-degree, and unlawful surveillance in the second-degree, both felonies. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, Ruth was charged following an investigation into a sexual assault that had occurred earlier in the year in the town of Malta. He was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $30,000 cash or $60,000 bond, and is scheduled to appear in the Saratoga County Court at a later date.   

Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree – Class D Felony (2 counts against each defendant) Kenneth Burdick, 46, and Alex Shippee, 28 – both of Hadley, were each charged with one count reckless endangerment in the first-degree, and Kyle D. Baker, 46, of Warrensberg was charged with two counts reckless endangerment in the first-degree, in connection with an incident that occurred May 11 on Hollow Road in the town of Day. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, the men acted in concert by firing gun shots in the direction of two occupied residences which had numerous people sleeping inside. No injuries were reported. 

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