Thursday, 10 December 2020 14:08

December 5 – December 11, 2020

COURT 

Michael T. June, 36, of Schenectady, was sentenced Nov. 30 to 1 to 3 years state prison, after pleading to felony DWI in Saratoga Springs. 

Joyce Q. Dadhirao, 56, of Round Lake, was sentenced Dec. 2 to five years of probation, after pleading to DWAI, a felony, in Clifton Park. 

Linda C. Deitz, 43, of Albany, was sentenced Dec. 2 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI, in Moreau. 

Erik T. Cargile, 34, of Albany, pleaded Dec. 3 to aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a felony, in Malta. Sentencing Feb. 3, 2021. 

POLICE

Dennis J. L. Lescault, 28, of Lake Luzerne, was charged in Saratoga Springs with three felonies: attempted assault with intent to cause injury to officer, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal mischief, and the misdemeanors: obstruct governmental administration; reckless endangerment; unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle; aggravated unlicensed operation, and reckless driving. The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office added additional charges: AUO in the first-degree, DWAI, unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration, and numerous vehicle and traffic law infractions. The Saratoga Springs incident took place about 7 a.m. on Nov. 26, when a city Police Department officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on Spring Street, authorities said. As the officer approached the vehicle on foot, it quickly accelerated and turned southbound onto Circular Street, onto Whitney Place and then entered the Greenridge Cemetery. As the vehicle attempted to exit the cemetery, it allegedly rammed the driver’s side of a marked Saratoga Springs Police Department car which had its emergency lights on. The officer of the rammed car was not injured. The vehicle continued onto roads in the southeast area of Saratoga Springs and then into the Town of Malta. Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office officers attempted to stop the vehicle for a failure to signal lane changes on I-87 northbound in the Town of Malta. The driver is accused of then leading police on a pursuit that continued after it exited I-87 at Exit 15, and north on New York State Route 50, and eventually south on Route 9 where the operator was apprehended after a short foot chase. Lescault was arraigned on city charges on December 2 and sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash, or $30,000 bond.

Barrett Zalocha, 28, of New Hartford, was charged Nov. 20 in Saratoga Springs with forcible touching, and public lewdness. Both charges are misdemeanors. 

Annabella Boyea, 20, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 20 with misdemeanor assault, and misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon. 

Juan Munguia, 30, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 21 with misdemeanor petit larceny, and felony grand larceny. 

Elizabeth Hanson, 29, of Ballston Spa, was charged Nov. 22 in Saratoga Springs with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and speeding. 

Daniel Earley, 27, of Schenectady, was charged Nov. 22 in Saratoga Springs with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and a vehicle equipment violation.

Nicholas Warner, 21, of Ballston Spa, was charged Nov. 23 in Saratoga Springs with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and a vehicle equipment violation. 

Kodi Goodson, 29, of Ballston Spa, was charged Nov. 23 in Saratoga Springs with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and a vehicle equipment violation.

Devin Orphan, 20, of Rotterdam, was charged Nov. 23 in Saratoga Springs with criminal contempt misdemeanor, and aggravated family offense – with more than one offense within five years rising to a felony count. 

Kayla Harris, 21, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 25 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to stop at a stop sign. 

Ethan Kriesel, 30, of Amsterdam, was charged Nov. 26 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, unlawful possession of marijuana, and speeding.

Daniel Thornton, 66, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 27 with operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs – a misdemeanor, and six driving related violations. 

Stephen Budesa, 63, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 28 with criminal trespass, a misdemeanor. 

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