Thursday, 25 June 2020 12:58

June 20 – June 26, 2020


Shawn Soderberg, 45, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 20 with aggravated family offense - a felony; criminal contempt in the first-degree: violate order of protection – a felony, and three misdemeanors: stalking, aggravated harassment: communicate threat by phone, and coercion. 

Luciano Antinelli, 18, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 20 with criminal tampering, and third degree assault- both misdemeanors, and possession of a forged instrument - a felony. 

Andrew Rocco, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 17 with criminal contempt in the second-degree – a misdemeanor, and aggravated family offense – a felony. 

Kevin Savard, 43, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 18 with criminal trespass,
a misdemeanor. 

David Tenace, 52, of Schenectady, was charged June 18 in Saratoga Springs with menacing in the second-degree: weapon – a misdemeanor, and burglary in the first-degree: displays what appears to be a firearm – a felony. Tenace was arrested on a warrant. 

Kory Willis, 30, of Saratoga Springs, was cited June 17 with trespassing. 

Joseph Murray, 44, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 14 with second degree robbery – a felony, and unlawful imprisonment – a misdemeanor. 

Justin Sherman, 35, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 14 with second degree robbery – a felony, and criminal mischief – a misdemeanor. 

Andrea Smith, 33, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 15 with making graffiti – a misdemeanor, and trespassing. 

Carly Premo, 37, of Clifton Park, was charged June 15 in Saratoga Springs with two misdemeanor counts of stalking in the fourth-degree.   

Angela M. Duross, 37, of Corinth, was charged June 23 with assault in the second-degree, a felony. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, in connection with a domestic incident in the village of Corinth, Duross is accused of striking a person known to her with a broom, resulting in injury to that person’s head and facial area. She was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of bail. 

Christina N. Pickett, 34, of Ballston Spa, was charged June 16 with operating motor vehicle impaired by drugs, aggravated DWI, child less than 16 (Leandra’s Law) and endangering the welfare of a child. She is accused of operating a motor vehicle in the town of Milton while under the influence of drugs and having had four children under the age of 16 in the vehicle with her at the time.

Richard C. Currier, II, 32, of Ballston Spa, was charged June 22 with felony DWI and aggravated DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, failure to observe a police officer, and three driving and vehicle equipment violations, after allegedly operating his vehicle with a missing tire and striking a traffic sign in Niskayuna. He was eventually stopped on Kingsley Road in the town of Ballston, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.   

Levi J.S. Tripp, 38, of Fort Edward, was charged on a warrant for failure to report an address change as a sex offender, and sent to Warren County Jail. 

Jake I. Hodgdon, 39, of Swanton, Vermont, was charged June 15 with criminal mischief in the second-degree, and grand larceny in the fourth-degree – both felonies, and auto stripping - a misdemeanor. Hodgdon is accused of entering onto a victim’s property in the town of Malta and removing a catalytic converter from their vehicle. The victim, who was on the property at the time, observed Hodgdon on their security system and confronted him, according to State Police. Hodgdon jumped in his vehicle and fled. An arrest warrant was obtained for Hodgdon, who was located by state police in Saratoga and taken into custody. He was released on his own recognizance and is due back in Malta Town Court on Aug. 13. 


New York State Police announced that Troopers issued 24,980 total traffic tickets during the special “Speed Week” traffic enforcement campaign. “Speed Week” -  conducted from Thursday, June 11, to Wednesday, June 17 - targeted speeding and other unsafe driving behaviors, including distracted driving and violations of the Move Over Law. 

Troopers issued 13,131 tickets for speeding, 574 for distracted driving, 294 for Move Over law violations, and arrested 186 people for drunk and impaired driving. State Police also responded to 158 personal injury crashes, including three fatal crashes.

In the Capital Region specifically, 966 tickets were issued, and 20 DWI charges made. During the June 2019 Speed Week detail, State Police overall issued 25,097 total tickets, including 13,055 for speeding.

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