Thursday, 09 August 2018 17:34

August 10th – August 16th, 2018

COURT 

Nicole P. Vacchio, 34, of Galway, was sentenced July 30 to nine months in jail, after pleading to criminal possession of a controlled substance in Malta. 

Corrina L. Cayea, 30, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded July 30 to aggravated DWI with a child. Sentencing scheduled Sept. 24. 

Wendy L. Cook, 48, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced July 30 to 1-3 years in state prison, after pleading to vehicular assault in the second-degree.

Larry E. Baldwin, Jr., 48, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded July 31 to attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance. Sentencing scheduled Sept. 25. 

Joshua B. Reed, 25, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced July 31 to four years in state prison, after pleading to criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Quintan L. Smith, 19, of Ballston Spa, pleaded Aug. 2 to attempted promoting of prison contraband. Sentencing scheduled Aug. 10. 

Sean C. MacDonald, 31, of Corinth, was sentenced Aug. 3 to time served and five years of probation, after pleading to criminal possession of stolen property in Malta. 

Emmanuel Philippe, age 23, of Brooklyn, was convicted Aug. 7 of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, possessing a firearm and ammunition as a felon, and possessing and intending to distribute crack cocaine. Evidence presented during the 4-day trial established that on March 17, 2017, at about 3 a.m., Philippe was the subject of a routine traffic stop, for speeding, on West Avenue near the YMCA in Saratoga Springs. While searching the car’s trunk, a Saratoga Springs Police Officer found a plastic bag containing a loaded rifle magazine and rounds of .223 caliber ammunition.  Philippe fled and was quickly and safely apprehended in the YMCA parking lot, and he was found in possession of 35 baggies containing crack cocaine, according to police.    Officers also located a Windham Weaponry semi-automatic rifle, loaded with a 30round magazine and with its safety turned off; another loaded, 30-round magazine; a total of 165 rounds of Federal .223 caliber ammunition; and 22 rounds of Federal 9-millimeter ammunition. In Philippe’s possession, officers also located $1,610 in cash, 2 digital scales, and drug packaging materials. According to police, Philippe faces at least 5 years and up to 25 years in prison when he is sentenced on Dec. 6 by U.S. District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino.  As a lawful permanent resident and citizen of Haiti, Philippe may also face immigration consequences as a result of his convictions.  The case was investigated by the ATF and Saratoga Springs Police Department, and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Barnett.

POLICE

Tyler D. Larson, age 18, Galway was charged Aug. 5 with speeding - posted zone; equipment (rear license plate light); criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th- misdemeanor; unlawful possession of marijuana.

Kirk P. Beeche, age 54, West Chester, Pennsylvania, was charged Aug. 5 with unsafe lane change; driving while intoxicated- misdemeanor; refusal of pre-screen test. 

Gabriel A. Avilespadilla, age 28, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 5 with unlawfully dealing with a child first degree- misdemeanor/ 3 counts.

Jonathan J. Hammond, age 23, Poughkeepsie, was charged Aug. 5 with criminal possession of controlled substance 5th- felony.

Kyle M. Burke, age 25, Burlington, Massachusetts, was charged Aug. 4 with assault in the third degree/intent physical injury- misdemeanor; criminal trespass third degree/building or property- misdemeanor; resisting arrest- misdemeanor; disorderly conduct. 

Dustin T. Hernandez, age 23, Watervliet, was charged Aug. 3 with assault in the third degree/recklessly- misdemeanor. 

Mark B. Sherman, age 49, Glens Falls, was charged Aug. 3 with grand larceny fourth degree/exceeds $1,000.00- felony aggravated unlicensed operation 2nd/three or more suspensions- misdemeanor.

Mindy L. Coleman, age 40, Saratoga Springs, was charged Aug. 2 with registration plate display violation; aggravated unlicensed operation third degree. 

Leon G. Nadeau, age 33, Burnt Hills, was charged Aug. 2 with making a terroristic threat; assault in the second degree/prevent police; resisting arrest. 

Allen S. Chrysler, age 24, Gansevoort, was charged Aug. 2 with criminal mischief in the third degree; driving while intoxicated; aggravated unlicensed operation first degree. 

Kyle R. W. Brown, age 29, Schuylerville, was charged Aug. 2 with obstructing governmental administration -second. 

Warren F. Nelson, age 61, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 31 with petit larceny. 

John Michael Hoin, age 23, Saratoga Springs, was charged July 31 with speeding - posted zone; driving while intoxicated. 

Braden A. Symansky, age 21, Albany, was charged July 30 with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle third degree; failure to signal a turn. 

Conchetta Y. Keith, age 30, Newburgh, was charged July 30 with unauthorized use of a vehicle third degree/rental.

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