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October 1 – October 7, 2022

Saratoga County 

Court

Bradley Hill, 24, of South Glens Falls, was sentenced Sept. 28 to a 5-year term of probation, after pleading to first degree reckless endangerment, in connection with a July 2021 incident in Moreau. 

Tiffany Santiago, 37, of Clifton Park, pleaded Sept. 28 to criminal possession of a firearm, a felony. Sentencing is scheduled for June 30, 2023.

Todd A. Axton, 59, of Ballston Spa, pleaded Sept. 28 to criminal contempt in the first-degree, a felony. Sentencing Dec. 1. 

Geoffrey Pickering, 32, was sentenced Sept. 23 to 2 to 4 years’ incarceration, after pleading to aggravated family offense, that took place in Milton. 

Raymond C. Horning, Sr., 33, of Gloversville, was sentenced Sept. 29 to 6 months’ incarceration, and a 5-year term of probation, after pleading to criminal mischief and grand larceny – both felonies, in connection with 2020 incidents in Ballston and Charlton. 

Gary Mackenzie, 58, was sentenced Sept. 29 to 6 months’ incarceration and a 5-year term of probation, after pleading to felony criminal contempt in a 2021 incident in Providence. 

Saratoga County 

Sheriff’s Office 

Michael J. Scensny, 32, of Halfmoon, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the third-degree, and unlawful possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, following an investigation of an alleged domestic incident Sept. 24 in Clifton Park. Scensny is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to a prior felony conviction, according to the sheriff’s office. 

State Police

On Sept. 27, State Police arrested Jason M. Storms, 44, of Saratoga Springs on the charges of rape in the second-degree, criminal sexual act in the second degree, and endangering the welfare of a child. During the investigation, investigators identified a victim under the age of 15 who Storms allegedly sexually assaulted years prior in Colonie. Storms was sent to the Albany County Correctional Facility in lieu of $10,000 cash, or a $25,000 bond.

On Sept. 25, at about 4:08 a.m. State Police of Clifton Park responded to the report of a two-car rollover crash on I-87 northbound in Halfmoon. The investigation determined an 18-year-old operator was traveling northbound on I-87 when they struck the rear of a vehicle being operated by Anjelica R. Espinoza Flores, 22, of San Antonio, Texas. Both vehicles rolled over multiple times, and both drivers were transported to Albany Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries. An investigation determined both drivers were impaired at the time of the accident. They were arrested and issued tickets for DWI.  Due to medical needs, they were not processed at the time of arrest. I-87 northbound was shut down for a short period to clear the accident. 

On Sept. 24, State Police of Wilton arrested Stacey L. Dressel, 41, of Corinth, on the charges of burglary in the second-degree, and grand larceny in the third-degree. Troopers received a complaint that a vehicle had been stolen from a residence in Greenfield.  The investigation determined Dressel entered the home without permission, took the keys to a vehicle in the driveway, and allegedly stole the vehicle, which was recovered later that day in the village of Ballston Spa.

On Sept. 23, State Police arrested Eric W. Cerny, 65, of Greenfield, on the charges of reckless endangerment in the second-degree, and an environmental conservation law violation. An investigation determined Cerny discharged multiple rounds from a rifle less than 200 feet from another home without that homeowner’s knowledge or permission. No one was hurt during the incident, and the firearm involved was seized.

On Sept. 21, State Police of Wilton arrested Latrell C. Pinellas, 35, of Moreau, on the charge of grand larceny in the fourth-degree. He is suspected of being responsible for multiple items valued at over $1,400 that were stolen from the Target Distribution Center in Wilton. 

On Sept. 21, State Police of Saratoga arrested Cassandra D. Felice, 31, Greenfield, on the charge of grand larceny in the fourth-degree and Robert J. Felice Jr, 53, of South Glens Falls, on the charge of conspiracy in the fifth-degree. The charges stem from a complaint received from a Malta business that an item valued at over $1,300 had been stolen from the store the previous day. It is alleged C. Felice stole the item from the store with the assistance of her father, R. Felice Jr. 

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