Wednesday, 03 July 2024 14:46

Week of July 5 - 11

Saratoga County Court 

Daniel H. Gudar, 47, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded to criminal mischief in the third-degree, a felony, charged December 2023 in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing Aug. 13. 

Ashley Vetrano, 35, of Glens Falls, was sentenced to 364 days incarceration, after pleading to robbery in the third-degree, charged March 2023 in Moreau. 

Dean J. Atwell, 35, of Middle Grove, was sentenced to 2 to 4 years incarceration, after pleading to grand larceny in the third-degree, charged Jan. 1, 2024 in Galway. 

Bo J. Effner, 41, of Rotterdam, was sentenced to 5 days incarceration/ 5 years probation, after pleading to felony DWI, charged October 2023 in Clifton Park. 

Alicia L. Marcotte, 35, of Hadley, was sentenced to 5 years probation, after pleading to DWAI, charged July 2023 in Corinth. 

Christopher DiLallo, 40, of Mechanicville, was sentenced to 364 days incarceration, after pleading to criminal contempt in the first-degree, charged March 2023 in Wilton. 

John A. Donaldson, 69, of Lackawanna, N.Y., pleaded to sexual abuse in the first-degree, a felony, charged in Milton. Sentencing Aug. 12. 

Christopher L. Crispell, 42, of Waterford, was sentenced to 2 to 4 years incarceration, after pleading to grand larceny in the fourth-degree, charged July 2023 in Stillwater. 

New York  State Police

New York State Police, with the assistance of the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office (South Carolina) and the United State Marshal Service, took custody of Siatar K Creech, 36.  Creech was arrested by State Police on Sept. 12, 2022, on a warrant for Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance, a class “C” felony, Rape in the Third Degree, a class “E” felony and Criminal Sexual Act in the Third Degree, a class “E” felony.  He was arraigned the same day at the Ballston Spa Village Court, where he was released on his own recognizance. 

Creech failed to appear in court for the necessary proceedings, and on Oct. 11, 2023, the Saratoga County Court issued a bench warrant for his arrest.  The investigation determined Creech had allegedly fled New York and was residing in South Carolina.   In a joint agency effort, Creech was located in North Augusta, SC and on May 28, 2024, the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office took him into custody.

Creech was extradited and returned to New York by New York State Police Investigators on June 11, 2024, and turned over to the custody of the Saratoga County Correctional Facility to await arraignment.

Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office 

The Sheriff’s Office responded to a sexual assault call that reportedly occurred on Lilith Fair in the town of Milton. Investigation into the complaint led to the arrest of Anthony J. Collins, 42, of Ballston Spa. Collins was charged with rape in the 1st degree (class B felony) and assault in the 3rd degree (class A misdemeanor). Collins was arraigned in the Milton Town Court and sent to the Saratoga County Jail without bail pending further action in the matter.

The Sheriff’s Office arrested Damian B. Ball, 27, of Corinth on an arrest warrant issued by the Wilton Town Court for burglary in the 3rd degree (class D felony) and petit larceny (class A misdemeanor. Ball is accused of stealing from Walmart in the town of Wilton on Sept. 28, 2023 after previously being banned from the business’ property. He was arraigned in the Wilton Town Court and released on his own recognizance pending further action in the matter.

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