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May 22 – May 28, 2021

COURT

Joshua C. French, 37, of Wilton, pleaded May 19 to felony DWI. 

Jessie Delossantos, 32, of Moreau, pleaded May 19 to failure to register or verify as a sex offender. 

Kyle J. Massoth, 30, of Rensselaer, was sentenced May 19 to 1.5 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to attempted assault in the second-degree, a felony, in connection with an incident in Mechanicville. 

Devon Ostrander, 26, of Milton, pleaded May 19 to strangulation in the second-degree, a felony, in connection with an incident in Malta. 

Aaron P. Penley, 45, of Mayfield, was sentenced May 14 to 6 months jail and 5 years of probation, after pleading to felony grand larceny in connection with an incident in Greenfield first charged September 2019. 

Brandin M. Marble, 31, of South Glens Falls, was sentenced May 14 to 2 to 4 years in state prison after pleading to attempted burglary in the third-degree, a felony, in connection with an incident in Saratoga first charged November 2020. 

John M. Stenzel, 49, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced May 14 to 5 years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI. 

Peter J. Rupp, 41, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in state prison, after pleading to felony criminal contempt, in connection with an incident in Milton.

POLICE

Shawn R. Bultman, 40, of Northumberland was charged May 19 with the felonies: assault; two counts criminal possession of a weapon; reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child - a misdemeanor. Gina M. Kolakovic, 30, of Northumberland, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.  Narrative:  at 10 p.m. on May 19, members of the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Ballard Road in the town of Wilton for a report of a victim of a gunshot wound. A vehicle as well as the victim and his vehicle were found in the area of Ballard Road and Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park. Authorities say their investigation revealed that Bultman and Kolakovic were traveling together along with their two-year-old son. A road rage incident occurred between their vehicle and a second vehicle on Ballard Road west of Traver Road. An altercation ensued during which Bultman took possession of a 12-gauge shotgun and fired the weapon, striking the victim in the abdomen and lower leg area. The victim was transported to Albany Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. The 2-year-old child in the offending vehicle was unharmed. Both Mr. Bultman and Ms. Kolakovic were arrested without incident. The victim was transported to Albany Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Ashley T. Sweeney, 37, of Stillwater, was charged May 17 with felony burglary, criminal contempt in the first-degree, 3 counts of criminal contempt in the second-degree, endangering the welfare of a child, obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest, and harassment. The Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic incident call in the Town of Stillwater on May 16. The caller alleged that his estranged wife had been repeatedly contacting him via telephone in violation of a duly served order of protection. Sweeney is accused of unlawfully entering a dwelling with the intent to commit a crime therein and of violating an order of protection. She is also accused of punching the male victim while a child was present. While taking Ms. Sweeney into custody, she allegedly physically resisted arrest and attempted to prevent a police officer from performing an official function, according to the sheriff’s office. 

Kelly J. Goodnough, 49, of Schaghticoke was charged May 6 in the town of Northumberland with felony burglary in connection with an alleged incident that occurred at a residence. The complaint alleges that the defendant entered and remained unlawfully in the dwelling of another person with intent to commit theft there, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s office. The victim was known to Goodnough. 

Taylor A. Brueckner, 20, of Greenfield Center, was charged May 18 with felony burglary and felony criminal mischief. Brueckner is suspected of unlawfully entering and spray painting the walls inside of the old Saratoga County Homestead in the Town of Providence with the intent to commit a crime therein, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s office. 

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