Saratoga County Court
Edward J. Ody, 56, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded March 8 to felony DWI, first charged December 2022. Sentencing May 11.
David A. Lowers, 30, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded March 8 to rape in the first-degree, first charged Sept. 1- Dec. 19, 2022 in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing May 10.
William Bounds, 37, of Malta, was sentenced March 8 to 5 months incarceration, after pleading to failure to register or verify as a sex offender.
Shaineef S. Cain, 28, of Albany, pleaded March 8 to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth-degree, first charged October 2022 in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing May 10.
William R. Boyd, 39, of Niskayuna, was sentenced March 7 to 3-1/2 years’ incarceration, after pleading to felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, first charged August 2022 in Moreau.
Michael Shuhart, 46, of Troy, pleaded March 7 to felony criminal contempt, first charged in February in Waterford. Sentencing May 2.
John Cahill, 25, of Wilton, pleaded March 7 to promoting a sexual performance by a child, first charged November 2021. Sentencing May 9.
Caleb Varney, 21, of South Glens Falls, pleaded March 7 to felony rape, first charged May 23-June 10 in Moreau. Sentencing May 9.
Nicholas P. Lesson, was sentenced March 6 to 6 years’ incarceration after pleading to attempted rape in the first-degree, and 1 year incarceration after pleading to felony burglary. Sentences to run concurrently.
Crim S. Trerise, 57, of Middle Grove, pleaded March 6 to sexual abuse in the first-degree, first charged June – August 2017, in Greenfield. Sentencing May 8.
Saratoga Springs Police
Corey Masi, 22, of Glenville, was charged March 2 in connection with numerous suspected burglaries that occurred June 2022 throughout Saratoga Springs. In all, seven businesses had been burglarized, according to city police. Masi was charged with 7 counts felony burglary, 2 misdemeanor counts criminal mischief, and 2 misdemeanor counts petit larceny.
Angel Fortis-Galarza, 29, of Hartford, Connecticut, was charged March 2 with DWI, and 7 additional various driving-related offenses.
Darren Crevar, 42, of Saratoga Springs, was charged March 1 with criminal mischief, assault, menacing, and criminal obstruction of breathing.
John Valentin, 27, of Saratoga Springs, was charged March 1 with criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Timothy Everhardt, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was charged March 1 with assault, menacing, criminal mischief, criminal contempt, criminal obstruction of breathing, and act in manner injure child less than 17.
Austin Foley, 24, of Saratoga Springs, was charged March 1 with aggravated unlicensed operation.
William Durfee, 38, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Feb. 28 with obstruct governmental administration, and false impersonation.
Christopher Town, 25, of Johnstown, was charged Feb. 26 with DWI, and driving wrong direction down one-way street.
Ryen Van Hall, 35, of Saratoga Springs, was charged Feb. 25 with DWI, and 2 driving-related violations.
Lisa McGrail, 52, of Delmar, was charged Feb. 24 with assault.
Christopher Nichols, 31, of Wilton, was charged Feb. 24 with criminal trespass.
Richard Janes, 43, of Ballston Spa, was charged Feb. 24 with criminal possession of stolen property.
Douglas Bagley, 34, of Waterford, was charged Feb. 20 with aggravated family offense, aggravated criminal contempt, aggravated unlicensed operation, and making an improper left turn.
NY State Police
On March 3, 2023, State Police in Clifton Park charged James J. Forgett, 52, of Malta, with predatory sexual assault against a child, a felony. Forgett is accused of having had sexual intercourse with a child under the age of 13 beginning in 2017. Forgett was previously arrested for disseminating indecent material to a minor in the first degree in 2019 and is a registered sexual offender.
On March 3, State Police charged Philip Spergel, 32, of Clifton Park, with four counts of criminal sex act in the third-degree and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Spergel is accused of having had sexual contact with a person under the age of 17 in the town of Colonie, and the town of Brunswick.
On March 6, State Police of Clifton Park charged Pamela I. Backus, 49, of Greenfield, with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth-degree, DWI, and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.