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December 3 – December 9, 2022

Saratoga County Court

Michael R. Andrews, 40, of Brooklyn, pleaded Nov. 28 to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third-degree, a felony, first charged February 2022 in Wilton. Sentencing Feb. 10. 

Justin D. Wells, 33, of Schenectady, pleaded Nov. 22 to criminal possession of stolen property, first charged November 2021 in Halfmoon. Sentencing Jan. 24. 

Jared Ellis, 31, of Glens Falls, pleaded Nov. 22 to felony burglary, first charged in March in Providence. Sentencing Jan. 17. 

Michael S. Andrews, 26, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Nov. 22 to 1-1/2 to 3 years’ incarceration, after pleading to criminal possession of a firearm, a felony, first charged in Milton June 2022. 

Saratoga Springs Police Department

Larry Deliveneri, 54, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 27 with criminal contempt and grand larceny. 

Daniel Clarke, 62, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 26 with criminal mischief, menacing, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, and acting in manner to injure child. 

Stephanie Shriner, 43, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 26 with assault and criminal possession of a weapon. 

Tyler Smith, 20, of Warrensburg, was charged Nov. 25 with criminal possession of stolen property. 

Christopher Landry, 24, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 24 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. 

Thomas Dubois, 27, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 24 with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. 

Ryan Dalbey, 30, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 24 with DWI, aggravated DWI and refusal to take a breath test. 

Paul Dudka, 52, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 25 with DWI. 

Ryan Melchionda, 31, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Nov. 25 with DWI, obstruct governmental administration, criminal possession of a weapon, failure to keep right. 

William Callahan, 23, of Stillwater, was charged Nov. 23 with criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Gwendolyn Gholson, 45, was charged Nov. 22 with aggravated unlicensed operation, operating motor vehicle without insurance, and moving from lane unsafely. 

Matthew Scott, 40, of West Ave., was charged Nov. 22 with Hate Crime/assault in the second-degree. The charge regards an intent, or cause of a physical injury to a person who is 65 years of age or older, when the actor is more than 10 years younger than such person.

Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office

Maurice M. Trichilo, 33, of Albany, and Dwayne J. Cooper, 35, of Troy, were each charged Nov. 18 with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, following a narcotics operation in the Town of Ballston. They are accused of possessing a large quantity of cocaine following a vehicle stop and roadside investigation, where approximately 260 grams of cocaine was seized, according to the county sheriff’s department. 

William E. Bounds, 37, of Malta, was charged Nov. 30 with the failure to change address within 10 days as a sex offender. 

On Nov. 23, members of the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested Caitlin Pruess after a lengthy investigation of drug trafficking within Saratoga County. Pruess is accused of possessing and selling quantities of crack/cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and crystal methamphetamine throughout Saratoga County. A search warrant was executed by the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Team, Narcotics Unit, and South Glens Falls Police Department in the Village of South Glens Falls. Multiple subjects were located within the residence and were additionally charged. Caitlin M. Pruess, 30, of South Glens Falls, was charged with multiple felony and misdemeanors related to criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal sale of a controlled substance, in addition to one count criminally using drug paraphernalia. Multiple counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance were also charged to: Zachary E. King, 33, of South Glens Falls, Brendan J. Pulica, 38, of Warrensburg, Bobbie J. Demgerd, 42, of Glens Falls, Patricia P. Sexton, 37, of Glens Falls, Rachel M. Cenate, 32, of Hudson Falls, and Auriel B. Daab, 30, of Warrensburg. 

NY State Police

On Nov. 22, at about 11:18 p.m., State Police of Wilton responded to a crash in the parking lot of Fitzgeralds Steakhouse in Moreau. The investigation determined a vehicle driven by Shawn F. Van Vranken, 25, of Glens Falls, struck a parked car while attempting to leave the location. Van Vranken was charged with DWI and other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. He was transported to Wilton for processing, where he recorded a 0.18% BAC. 

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