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June 12 – June 18, 2021

COURT

Coleen R. Riley, 32, of Clifton Park, was sentenced June 9 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony burglary in the third-degree. 

Louis S. Guerra, 46, of the Bronx, pleaded June 9 to criminal contempt in the first-degree, and aggravated family offense – both felonies, in connection with allegations first charged in June 2020 in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing Sept. 22. 

Zachary Gaspie, 20, of Mechanicville, pleaded June 9 to possessing a sexual performance by a child, a felony. Sentencing Aug. 11. 

Jeremy M. Depasquale, was sentenced June 9 to 1.5 to 3 years in state priosn, after pleading to attempted burglary in the third-degree, a felony, in Saratoga Springs first charged December 2020. 

Keith A. Meader, 49, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced June 2 to five years of probation, after pleading to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth-degree.

POLICE

Matthew E. Scoons, 43, of Malta, was charged June 7 with two felony counts of assault in the second-degree, one felony count of criminal mischief in the third-degree, two counts of obstructing governmental administration, and resisting arrest. Scoons is accused of shoving another person to the ground, breaking their wrist in the process. He is also accused of shattering a glass door by punching it and of causing physical injury to one of the deputies who was attempting to take him into custody, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department. 

Adam Humphrey, 29, of Mayfield, was charged June 4 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, and failure to stop at a stop sign. 

Justin Diamond, 25, of Ballston Spa, was charged June 4 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, misdemeanor aggravated DWI, and a vehicle equipment violation. 

Ashley Jubrey, 33, of Mechanicville, was charged June 3 in Saratoga Springs with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and an equipment violation. 

Jonathan Emery, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 4 with DWAI – with a prior conviction in the past 10 years rising to a felony, and failure to obey a traffic control device. 

Randy Jones, 53, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 5 with disorderly conduct.

Kelly Irish, 29, of Malta, was charged June 5 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, misdemeanor aggravated DWI, refusal to take a breath test, moving from lane unsafely, and a license plate violation. 

James Garafolo, 27, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 5 with criminal mischief in the third-degree, a felony. 

James Everett, 63, of Saratoga Springs, was charged June 5 with DWI, aggravated DWI, and moving from lane unsafely. 

Anderson Vargas, 29, of Clifton Park, was charged June 6 in Saratoga Springs with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and speeding. 

David Hunt, 27, of Rensselaer, was charged June 6 in Saratoga Springs with disorderly conduct. 

Nikihya Williams, 36, of Troy, was charged June 6 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, and an equipment violation. 

Thomas L. McDermott, 53, of Wilton was charged June 3 with aggravated harassment in the first-degree, a felony. The charges follow a two-month investigation into a report of a bias-related incident that occurred on a construction site in the town of Rotterdam. The incident was reported by an employee at the construction site and immediately reported to state police by an onsite supervisor. McDermott is accused of using construction materials to assemble a small figure resembling a person of color, which he then hung with a noose made of twine, according to state police.

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