Thursday, 13 May 2021 13:24

May 14 – May 20, 2021

COURT 

Justin D. Allen, 32, of Schenectady, pleaded April 30 to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth-degree, a felony, in connection with an incident in Wilton. Sentencing June 22. 

POLICE

Joshua John, 25, of Latham was charged May 7 in Saratoga Springs with felony burglary, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, misdemeanor DWI and aggravated DWI, and operating an unregistered vehicle, after the Saratoga Springs Police Department responded to a reported burglary in-progress call on Broadway near Caroline Street. The caller reported that an unknown man began climbing into her apartment through an open living room window just prior to her 911 call, according to police. The male subsequently exited the window and fled on foot. After receiving a description provided by the victim, officers located John, who was allegedly behind the wheel of a 2010 Toyota Camry at the intersection of Broadway and Division. Based on further investigation, police said John was charged with the burglary offense as well as the listed DWI/traffic charges. 

Scott R. Solomon, age 35, of Cohoes, was charged May 7 in Saratoga Springs with two felony counts each Offering a False Instrument for Filing, and Possession of a Forged Instrument, in addition to two felony counts of forgery. The charges relate to an August 2020 investigation regarding concerns with paperwork Solomon filed with the city of Saratoga Springs on behalf of Siro’s Restaurant that consisted of insurance paperwork and a NYS Liquor License, according to police. It is alleged both documents were fraudulent, and Solomon is suspected of being aware of that fact when he filed them with the city.

Heather Gonzalez, 23, of Cohoes, was charged May 22 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, and failure to keep to the right. 

Derek Disanto, 19, of Albany, was charged May 2 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, failure to keep to the right, and driving a vehicle with unsafe tires. 

Christopher Barnes, 41, of Wilton, was charged April 27 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, refusal to take a breath test, aggravated unlicensed operation, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, and moving from lane unsafely. 

Code Design, 26, of Saratoga Springs, was charged April 27 with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, speeding, and operating motor vehicle without signal devices/reflectors. 

Theodore Korenowski, 25, of Saratoga Springs, was charged April 28 with criminal trespass, a misdemeanor. 

Patrick McGowin, 36, of Ballston Spa, was charged April 30 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI.

Anthony Argento, 30, of New York, was charged April 28 in Saratoga Springs with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, and failure to keep right. 

Dominic Poggoli, 22, of Rensselaer, was charged April 24 in Saratoga Springs with criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation. 

Shayne Richardson, 28, of Saratoga Springs, was charged April 25 with criminal possession of a controlled substance, and a vehicle equipment violation. 

Patrick Crandall, 32, of Saratoga Springs, was charged April 26 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, registration suspended, and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. 

Christopher M. Greklek, 53, of Halfmoon, was charged May 4 with grand larceny in the third- degree, a felony, after allegedly stealing merchandise and receiving unauthorized product mark-downs in the amount of $24,303.68 between January and March 2021 at the Home Depot Store on Crossings Boulevard in Halfmoon. 

Khalil Hankins, 26, of Colonie, and Ava Maddalla, 20, of Schenectady, were each charged April 15 with one count burglary, attempted grand larceny, and criminal possession of stolen property after the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from a hotel located in the town of Malta regarding activity of two guests of the facility. The investigation revealed that Hankins and Maddalla allegedly disregarded signage and barriers that closed a section of the hotel for renovations, entered the area and proceeded to steal construction equipment and supplies. They are also accused of attempting to steal a pickup truck belonging to an employee of the hotel. 

Renea E. Savona, 54, of Ballston Lake, was charged April 26 with grand larceny, and two counts forgery. She is accused of stealing approximately $27,437 and forged numerous checks between October 2020 and January 2021, while employed as the bank manager of KeyBank located at 525 Vischer Ferry Rd in the Town of Clifton Park. 

Patrick Disbrow, 38, of Schuylerville, Tony Prichard, 32, of Hudson Falls, Joshua Ferrucci, 28, of Ballston Spa, William Robison, 23, of Greenwich, and Nicholas Warner, 21, of Clifton Park were all charged with 3 counts each of burglary in the third-degree. They are accused of acting together to take property from storage units in the Town of Wilton. A car was allegedly among the stolen items from inside one of the units and was subsequently driven from the scene, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department.

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