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January 30 – February 5, 2021

COURT 

Chad M. Cruger, Jr., 21, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded Jan. 26 to felony burglary, and criminal mischief. Sentencing March 23. 

Shawn L. Whitman, 43, of Mechanicville, was sentenced Jan. 26 to two years in state prison, after pleading to felony rape. The initial charge dates to May 7, 2020 in Saratoga Springs. 

Dennis C. Woods, 55, of Corinth, was sentenced Jan. 27 to five years of probation, after pleading in Wilton to felony DWI. 

William D. Bell, 33, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Jan. 28 to three years in state prison, after pleading in Milton to assault in the second-degree. 

Kelsey A. Irving, 29, of Queensbury, pleaded Jan. 29 to felony DWI in Malta. Sentencing April 16. 

Dennis J. Lescault, II, of Lake Luzerne pleaded Jan. 29 to DWAI, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and resisting arrest in Malta, and attempted assault in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing April 16. 

POLICE 

Swade Shattuck, 43, of Mechanicville, was charged Feb. 1 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, misdemeanor aggravated DWI, having a suspended registration – a misdemeanor, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle – a felony, and no seat belt. 

Abigail Danna, 18, of Ballston Spa, was charged Jan. 30 in Saratoga Springs with criminal possession of a controlled substance, possession of controlled substance in non-original container, and a vehicle equipment violation. 

Jeremy Depasquale, 41, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 31 with harassment in the second-degree. 

Kenneth Hughes, 36, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 25 with misdemeanor criminal trespass. 

Aaron Edwards, 39, of Corinth, was charged Jan. 25 in Saratoga Springs with felony DWI, refusal to take breath test, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, and two driving violations. 

Martin Brook, 41, of Taberg, was charged Jan. 26 in Saratoga Springs with criminal possession of a weapon/ intent to use, criminal mischief, and felony assault. 

Thomas Jackson, 31, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 27 with obstruct governmental administration, a misdemeanor. 

Todd Plummer, 31, of Ballston Spa, was charged Jan. 28 in Saratoga Springs with felony grand larceny, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle – a misdemeanor. 

Kenneth Hughes, 36, of Saratoga Springs, was charged an. 27 with misdemeanor criminal trespass. 

Zachary Houston, 26, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Jan. 28 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle without inspection certificate. 

Loren M. Hull, 21, of Halfmoon, was charged Feb. 2 with robbery in the second-degree, a felony. Hull is accused of displaying a handgun and forcibly stealing a laptop computer from a man known to him while purporting to purchase the computer, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.  The alleged incident occurred on Woodlawn Avenue in the town of Halfmoon, and authorities say the handgun used was later determined to be a BB gun.  Hull was arraigned and sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash, or $2,000 bond. 

Joshua E. Greco, 30, of Gloversville, was charged Jan. 29 with grand larceny in the fourth-degree, a felony, in connection with an alleged incident that occurred in the town of Ballston on Oct. 10.  Greco is accused of stealing property worth more than $1000. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office,  the investigation is continuing, and more arrests are expected. 

Darren A. Moore, 35, of Clifton Park, was charged with rape in the first-degree, and criminal mischief in the fourth-degree. It is alleged that Moore caused damage to property in connection with a domestic incident and then forced sexual intercourse on the victim using forcible compulsion.  The incident occurred on Jan. 24. Moore was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail, $20,000 secured bond, and $50,000 partially secured bond. A Temporary Order of Protection was issued on behalf of the victim. 

Jimmy L. Smith, 44, of Corinth, was charged Feb. 1 with felony criminal mischief and harassment – a violation, after allegedly shoving a person and causing damage in excess of $250 to a television by punching it.

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