Saratoga County Court
Justin P. Rock, 37, was sentenced Sept. 16 to 8-to-16 years in state prison, after pleading to four felony counts of robbery, in connection with a series of incidents that occurred in Saratoga Springs in February. Rock admitted he had entered several downtown businesses, claimed (falsely) he had a weapon and demanded cash from the register. He will also pay full restitution to victims, according to a statement released by Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen.
Robert F. Kennedy, 25, of Princetown, NY was sentenced Sept. 12 to 1 year incarceration, after pleading to attempted reckless endangerment in the first-degree, a felony, in connection with an incident first charged in March in the town of Halfmoon.
Nicholas Palermo, 43, of Troy, was sentenced to 1 to 3 years’ incarceration, after pleading to felony grand larceny, charged in Wilton June 2021.
Christopher Sears, 36, of Ballston Spa, pleaded Sept. 14 to attempted sexual abuse in the first-degree, first charged in Milton in July and August, 2018. Sentencing Nov. 4.
James E. Reinhart, Jr., 49, of Halfmoon, pleaded Sept. 14 to attempted burglary in the third-degree. Sentencing Nov. 10.
Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office
Joseph N. Flynn, 25, of Greenwich, was charged Sept. 15 with three counts of sexual abuse in the first-degree, in connection with a 2015 incident in the town of Wilton. Flynn is accused of having sexual contact with a victim under the age of 11. He was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash, or $10,000 bond.
Tyler J. Lumia, 23, was sentenced Sept. 15 to 10 years in state prison, after pleading to first-degree assault in connection with a stabbing incident that took place Oct. 31, 2021 in downtown Saratoga Springs.
Joseph T. Colaccino, 18, of Clifton Park, was charged Sept. 15 with felony assault in the first-degree. He is suspected of stabbing a family member several times with a knife during a domestic dispute. He was sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash, or $20,000 bond.
On September 12, 2022, Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit charged 18-year-old Kaden A. Williams, of Castleton, with felony robbery and felony assault, in connection with an incident at the intersection of Allen Road and North Greenfield Road in the Town of Greenfield. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, the first responding Deputy on scene observed a vehicle fleeing from a neighboring driveway. The Deputy stopped the vehicle on Allen Road, and with assistance from a NYS Trooper the occupants of the vehicle were detained without incident. It is alleged that Williams was accompanied by a juvenile male as he used what appeared to be a semi-automatic pistol to steal property from 3 subjects standing at that intersection. A physical dispute ensued and one of the victims was struck in the face with the BB gun, which caused physical injury to that individual. The investigation revealed the victims were specifically targeted by Williams, authorities said.Williams was arraigned at the Town of Greenfield Court and sent to the Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $500 cash and $1000 bond/$2500 secured bond. The Juvenile involved was charged with Robbery 2nd and referred to Saratoga County Family Court. He was released to his guardians.
NY State Police
On September 12, State Police of Wilton arrested Siatar K. Creech, 36 of, Northumberland, on a warrant for Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance, Rape in the Third-Degree, and Criminal Sexual Act in the Third-Degree. All three charges are felonies. Creech is accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a child under the age of 17 since the beginning of 2022 while in the town of Moreau.
On September 13, State Police
of Wilton charged the following individuals:
Jacqueline A. Rock, 32, of Hudson Falls, criminal possession of a weapon, and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Leland T. Smith, 43, of Hudson Falls, criminal possession of a weapon, two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, and violations of the vehicle and traffic law.
Daniel L. Larock, 48, of Kingsbury, criminal possession of a weapon, and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Kevin Cavanagh, 55, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 11 with criminal trespass.
Zachary Christie, 20, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 10 with criminal possession of a controlled substance and obstruct governmental administration.
Jonathan Trow, 40, of Milton, was charged Sept. 10 with criminal possession of stolen property, second degree grand larceny, and burglary.