Thursday, 08 October 2020 13:45

October 3 – October 9, 2020

COURT

Timothy J. O’Brien, 56, of Schenectady, was sentenced Sept. 30 to time served and five years of probation, after pleading to making a terroristic threat, a felony. The initial charges took place Nov. 29, 2019 in Wilton. 

Linda C. Deitz, 43, of Albany, pleaded Sept. 30 to felony DWI, in connection with an incident in Moreau. Sentencing Dec. 2. 

Kristin N. Monsour-Devino, 34, of South Glens Falls, was sentenced Sept. 30 to 1.5 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to felony grand larceny in Moreau. 

POLICE

Tyler J. Gaston, 26, of Clifton Park, was charged in Saratoga Springs Oct. 2 with sexual abuse in the first-degree and assault in the second-degree, both felonies, and  unlawful imprisonment in the second-degree, a misdemeanor, in connection with an alleged incident that occurred Sept. 23. On that date, officers from the Saratoga Springs Police Department were sent to the Maplewood Cemetery, at the intersection of Weibel Avenue and Louden Road, in response to a call from a 22-year-old woman who reported that she had been attacked by an unknown male while walking through the cemetery. During the incident the victim was subject to sexual contact through forcible compulsion, according to police She had also suffered minor physical injury but did not require emergency medical treatment. On Saturday, Sept. 26, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office charged Gaston while investigating a similar incident in the Town of Malta. Investigators from the Sheriff’s Office were already aware of the open case in Saratoga Springs and contacted investigators from the Saratoga Springs Police Department. Gaston was arraigned and committed to Saratoga County Jail on $40,000 cash bail/ $80,000 bond.

Estela Smith, 23, of Milton, was charged Sept. 28 in Saratoga Springs with criminal trespass in the second-degree, a misdemeanor. 

Jason McMahon, 43, of Ballston Spa, was charged Sept. 28 in Saratoga Springs with criminal trespass in the third-degree, a misdemeanor.

Daniel Polansky, 41, of Guilderland, was charged Sept. 28 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, criminal possession of a controlled substance, and three driving/ vehicle related violations. 

Yisel Martinez, 41, of Saratoga Springs, was charged in separate incidents on Sept. 28, 29 and Oct. 1 with second degree harassment, criminal contempt/ violating an order of protection, and two counts third degree assault. 

Jennifer Wright, 26, of Malta, was charged Sept. 29 in Saratoga Springs with menacing in the second-degree, assault in the third-degree, and criminal possession of a weapon in the third-degree, rising to the charge of a felony due to previous conviction. 

Kenneth Hunter, 31, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 29 with harassment in the second-degree. 

Brittney Weber, 32, of Malta, was charged Sept. 30 in Saratoga Springs with grand larceny in the third-degree, rising to the charge of a felony, property value exceeds $3,000. 

David Lolik, 50, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Sept. 30 with menacing in the third-degree, and acting in a manner to injure a child. Both charges are misdemeanors. 

Andrew McBride, 26, of Clifton Park, was charged Oct. 1 in Saratoga Springs with criminal mischief, assault, and criminal obstruction of breathing. All three charges are misdemeanors. 

Dylan Nicholson, 20, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Oct. 2 with operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs, criminal possession of a controlled substance – both misdemeanors, and unlawful possession of marijuana and failure to keep right.

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