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October 15 – October 21, 2022

Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office 

At approximately 8:28 p.m. on Oct. 11, 2022, the Sheriff’s Office responded to Harris Road in the Town of Hadley for a report of a serious personal injury motor vehicle accident. A three-wheeled motorcycle operated by Eric A. McFarlane, 48, of Hadley left the roadway and struck a tree. McFarlane was ejected from the motorcycle, and pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, Dennis J. Mason, 45, of Hadley, was also ejected. He was flown to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries. The accident is being investigated by the Sheriff’s Office Accident Reconstruction Unit. Assistance at the scene was provided by Hadley-Luzerne Fire, Hadley-Luzerne EMS, Corinth Fire and Corinth EMS.

Scott A. Johnson, 45, of Galway, was charged Oct. 16 with two felony counts Criminal Possession of a Weapon, and single misdemeanor counts of menacing, and criminal mischief. Johnson is alleged to have pointed a loaded handgun at a victim during a domestic dispute and was found to be illegally in possession of the handgun and another weapon at the time. He was sent to the Saratoga County Correctional Facility in lieu of $50,000 Cash Bail, or $100,000 Bond. 

Saratoga Police Department

Craig Kindel, 37, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 10 with assault and unlawful imprisonment. 

Nicholas Cooper, 30, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 10 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, speed not reasonable, and unsafe movement of stopped motor vehicle. 

Thomas Edwards, 34, of Rotterdam, was charged Oct. 9 with criminal possession of a weapon. 

Ali Sheroze, 25, of Latham, was charged Oct. 9 with DWI, refusal to take a breath test, speed not reasonable, and making an illegal signal. 

Danielle Wilson, 39, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 9 with criminal trespass.

John Vance, 33, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct.  7 with assault, menacing, and criminal possession of a weapon. 

Madeline Meisner, 26, of Ballston Spa, was charged Oct. 7 with assault and criminal contempt. 

Adam Bell, 37, of Albany, was charged Oct. 6 with criminal tampering and unauthorized use of vehicle. 

Iver Hulleberg, 31, of Greenfield Center, was charged Oct. 6 with criminal obstruction of breathing and act in manner injure child. 

Anne Sawicki, 33, of Milton, was charged Oct. 6 with grand larceny in the third-degree – property value exceeds $3,000. 

Roberto Guzman Merino, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct.  6 with DWI and moved from lane unsafely. 

Melvin Winney, 65, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct.  4 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and improper right turn. 

NY State Police

On Oct. 7, State Police of Mayfield charged Brian L. Perrott, 42, of Edinburg, with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree and making a threat of mass harm, following a complaint received from a Northville High School administrator about a disturbance at the school. The investigation determined Perrott was at the location for a legitimate purpose. While at the school, Perrott allegedly attempted to intimidate the administrator when he made threats to inflict or cause injury. Due to the nature of the investigation, Investigators requested and were granted a Temporary Emergency Protective Order (TERPO). While executing that court order Perrott was found to possess multiple firearms in his home illegally. 

Saratoga Court

David Krapish, of Ballston Spa, pleaded Oct. 14 to failure to register as a sex offender. Sentencing Dec. 2. 

Michael M. Green, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Oct. 14 to 2 to 6 years incarceration, after pleading to felony burglary, in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs first charged June 28, 2022. 

Melinda R. Boylan, 24, of Ballston Spa, pleaded Oct. 14 to rape in the third-degree, first charged Oct. 3, 2021 in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing is scheduled to take place Oct. 2023.

Jon A. Miles, 64, of Burnt Hills, pleaded Oct. 17 to criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth-degree, a felony. Sentencing Dec. 5. 

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