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Javier A. Dalmasi, 26, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Feb. 2 to six months incarceration and five years of probation, after pleading to criminal contempt in the first-degree, a felony in connection with an incident that occurred Nov. 21, 2019. 

Barkim H. Tomer, 26, of Schenectady, was sentenced Feb. 3 to 3.5 years in state priosn, after pleading in Saratoga Springs to attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony. 

POLICE 

Wayne A. Rice, 43, of Schenectady, was charged with two felony counts of reckless endangerment in the first-degree, in the town of Saratoga. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, Rice is accused of “recklessly engaging in conduct that created a grave risk of death to another person under circumstances evincing a depraved indifference to human life.” He is suspected of nearly striking two deputies with his car in efforts to fell the scene of what was believed to be a domestic incident. As a deputy attempted to take Rice in to custody, he drove off while the deputy was partially inside the vehicle, according to authorities. Rice was sent to Saratoga County Jail without bail.    

State Police in Troop G, which serves a 10-county area that includes Saratoga, removed 17 impaired drivers from local roadways during Super Bowl weekend. The special STOP-DWI enforcement campaign ran from Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 through Monday, Feb. 8. During the campaign, troopers in Troop G issued 690 traffic tickets including 147 for speeding, 21 for distracted driving, 14 for failure to move over, and 17 for not wearing a seatbelt. Troopers also responded to 60 traffic collisions.

Keegan Farrell, 20, of Greenfield Center, was charged in Saratoga Springs Feb. 5 with criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth-degree, a felony. 

Omar Stout, 26, of Albany, was charged in Saratoga Springs Feb. 6 with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh-degree, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Lucy Johnson, 36, of Greenfield Center, was charged in Saratoga Springs Feb. 6 with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh-degree. 

Kevin Lindsay, 32, of Greenfield Center, was charged in Saratoga Springs Feb. 7 with felony DWI as a second offense within 10 years, vehicle not equipped with interlock device, three driving related violations and one vehicle related violation. 

 Michael J. McLaughlin, 29, of West Enfield, Maine, was charged Feb. 5 with five felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, on Feb. 4 deputies responded to the La Quinta Inn and Suites on Route 9 in the Town of Clifton Park for reports of a subject walking around the hotel with a firearm.  The subject in question, identified as Michael J. McLaughlin, was located in the hotel and allegedly found to be in possession of several weapons at the time. He was charged and arraigned and sent to the Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail, $40,000 secured bond, or $80,000 partially secured bond.

Maria Hernandez, 20, of Moreau, was charged Feb. 1 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor DWI, misdemeanor aggravated DWI, unlawful possession of marijuana, and two driving related violations. 

Katelynn Hulett, 29, of Ballston Spa, was charged Feb. 1 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor petit larceny. 

Jennifer Parsons, 40, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Feb. 1 with misdemeanor criminal mischief. 

Tammy McCray, 42, of Ballston Spa, was charged Feb. 2 in Saratoga Springs with grand larceny in the fourth-degree, a felony. 

Jonathan Hendrix, 29, of Halfmoon, was charged Feb. 4 in Saratoga Springs with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and two vehicle related violations. 

Ashley Fear, 21, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Feb. 4 with assault in the third-degree, a misdemeanor. 

Bibi Zulfekar, 33, of Schenectady, was charged Feb. 5 in Saratoga Springs with misdemeanor criminal mischief.

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