The suspect involved in the incident, 43-year-old Vayne A. Rice of Schenectady, was attempting to leave the scene as officers were approaching. Police accused Rice of “recklessly engaging in conduct that created a grave risk of death to another person
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.
On January 13th a Cohoes man was observed by a police officer driving a vehicle without wearing a seatbelt. As officers investigating the incident they discovered $2600 in cash, edible cannabis, and cannabis cartridges.
Mr. Sellie became irritated with a detainee and then he viciously attacked the detainee causing grave injuries that required hospitalization. It was reported that Mr. Sellie punched and kicked the defenseless person who was being detained.
Albany County Sheriff’s Office reports that early this morning they were called to the Albany International Airport to one of the car rental companies. They were called because a large number of drugs was discovered in one of the vehicles.
46-year old Heath Harrison of Valatie was arrested and charged with Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child; First- Criminal Sex Act; First-Degree Sexual Abuse; First-Degree Rape; Sexual Misconduct and Forcible Touching.
Officers with the Albany Police Department report that they responded to the area of Orange Avenue. They recovered a revolver, a 12 gauge shotgun, a 45 caliber revolver, a 40 caliber handgun, a 357 magnum revolver, a 38 caliber revolver, and a 9 mm handgun.
The Albany County Sheriff's Office stopped 31-year old Markus Planku around 2:52 a.m. for speeding. The vehicle was stopped on Rt. 9W in the City of Albany. Charges include the third-degree (Class D. Felony); Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the second-degree (Class C Felony); Unlawful Pos…
Mr. Ojeda had pleaded guilty to manslaughter. He admitted that the baby ingested methamphetamine while he was caring for his child. Mr. Ojeda did not call for medical assistance for his child until it was too late.
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).