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February 27 – March 5, 2021

COURT

Joseph K. Humik, 41, of Cohoes, was sentenced March 1 to 1-1/3 to 4 years in state prison, after pleading to DWAI, a felony, in the town of Milton. 

Frank Markus, 57, of Delmar, pleaded March 1 to grand larceny in the third-degree, a felony, in Moreau. Sentencing scheduled May 12. 

POLICE 

Travis Whipple, 41, of Corinth, was charged March 1 in Saratoga Springs with aggravated unlicensed operation, motor vehicle registration suspended, and operating a vehicle without insurance. 

Kurtis Patterson, of Saratoga Springs, was charged March 1 with criminal contempt in the second-degree: disobeying a court order. 

Debbie L. Smoke, 20, of Hogansburg, was charged Feb.22 with criminal possession of marijuana in the first-degree, a felony. State Police stopped Smoke for a series of traffic violations as she traveled south on I-87 in Wilton. When the Trooper approached the vehicle to speak with Smoke, they could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the inside of the car. A probable cause search revealed that Smoke was in possession of approximately 200 pounds of marijuana, which had been stored in several black garbage bags and a hockey bag.

Kristin Blair, 43, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Feb. 28 with criminal mischief. 

Uhura Bennett, 34, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Feb. 28 with offering a false instrument for filing – a felony, and welfare fraud – a misdemeanor. 

Donald Hoffman, 49, of Schuylerville, was charged Feb. 28 in Saratoga Springs with aggravated unlicensed operation, motor vehicle registration suspended, and speeding.

Kristal Knapp, 39, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Feb. 28 with petit larceny. 

Raphael Germain, 31, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Feb. 28 with petit larceny. 

Gregory L. Craig, 64, of Schenectady, was charged Feb. 28 with Making a Terroristic Threat, a felony, in connection with an incident that occurred in Wilton.  Craig is suspected of making a 911 call shortly after 4 p.m. on Feb. 28 and stating that he was “going to blow up the Walmart store” in the town of Wilton, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office. The store was evacuated, secured, and swept by the Sheriff’s Office K9 units. Prior to the threat, police said that Craig had been removed from the Walmart store for an unrelated incident. He was located a short time later on a public bus in Ballston Spa, attempting to return to Schenectady. Craig was taken into custody without incident and arraigned by Judge J. Waldron of the Stillwater Town Court. He was sent without bail to the Saratoga County Correctional Facility and is scheduled to appear in the Wilton Town Court next week.

Leonardo A. Odonnell, 22, of Greenfield, was charged Feb. 26 with menacing in the second-degree, a misdemeanor, criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth-degree, a misdemeanor, and reckless endangerment in the first-degree, a felony. Odonnell was allegedly walking near the mailboxes of the Brookview Mobile Home Park in Greenfield, holding what appeared to be a silver handgun, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.  Odonnell is suspected of having pointed the handgun at deputies, and initially refused verbal commands to drop the gun. Police said he eventually complied with the officer’s commands and dropped the handgun, which was determined to be a realistic pellet gun, and was taken into custody without incident.

Timothy D. Faboskay, 32, of Middle Grove, was charged Feb. 26 with grand larceny in the fourth-degree, a felony. Faboskay is accused of stealing property in the town of Ballston consisting of a Catalytic Converter worth more than $1,000.

Seth Swires, 25, of Glens Falls, was charged Feb. 23 in Saratoga Springs with felony burglary, criminal contempt, and stalking. 

Kevin Kelly, 40, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Feb. 25 with criminal trespass, and criminal mischief. 

Sharon Griffen, 55, of Greenfield Center, was charged Feb. 26 in Saratoga Springs with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop at a stop sign, and moving from lane unsafely. 

 Corey Bishop, 49, of South Glens Falls, was charged Feb. 26 in Saratoga Springs with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and speeding. 

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