Once again officers in the Capital Region were able to confiscate drugs during a traffic stop. This time they also removed a ghost gun (a gun where the serial number is intentionally removed) off of the streets.
A man has been arrested for setting fire to two of his former employer’s trucks in Colonie on two separate occasions. A uniform rental company had the misfortune of having one of their trucks set on fire in November of 2020 and then again this month.
On Monday, January 10, an unnamed man responded to the website SkipTheGames in an attempt to obtain “escort” services. The man met 20-year old Ava Maddalla of Scotia at the Hampton Inn & Suites, located at 45 British American Boulevard.
Alexander Alomar was charged with second-degree Harassment; fourth-degree Criminal Mischief; fourth-degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon; and three counts of third-degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon. If Mr. Alomar is convicted of all of these charges, he could spend 23 years in prison.
Wayne Samuels was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd and 3rd degrees (felony offenses); Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 2nd and 3rd degrees (misdemeanor offenses); No Front Plate and Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle (traffic offenses).
A worried mom called the Colonie Police because she did not know where her 17-year-old daughter was. The mom stated that she was concerned that her daughter was at a hotel with an older man using drugs.
Brayton Whitney (37) and Leonard Pitcher were charged with one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the fourth degree which are felony offenses.
I haven’t heard of a hacker asking for a ransom in a hot minute. The town of Colonie experienced a cyber-attack yesterday where a Hacker demanded a ransom to get their systems back up and running. The attack was done Wednesday evening, but what’s even more …
Penny Bartlett from Colonie is the proud Marine Mom of 26-year-old Ian and she wrote to us hoping we'd honor him as August's Hometown Hero. Mom also told us that her son may be slightly uncomfortable with the 'fanfare' that comes along with it and decided to spend a fe…
Tuesday our American Idol, Madison Vandenburg, came home to an amazing celebration as she is one of the final three to win the show. There was a pep rally at her high school and she put on a free concert at the Crossings. Her reaction to it all was priceless.
I know you noticed it, it's Capital Region lore at this point. You're driving on the Northway passing Exit 5...Exit 4...and all of a sudden you're at Exit 2. You knew it didn't exist but have you ever wondered why we have no Exit 3?