Police Beat, Aug. 26, 2021

Editor’s note: An arrest or a charge is not a conviction. All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges can be amended or dismissed.

Granville Police Department

Aug. 14

3:35 a.m. Granville police were dispatched to assist State Police with a reported physical domestic incident involving four people fighting in the front yard of a residence on State Route 22 just past the County Route 17 intersection. The individuals were evaluated by EMS and respective parties were separated for the night.

4:15 a.m. Police received a call on the station line from a 25-year-old Pacific Street woman for a report of an unconscious man on her porch who did not live there. Upon arrival, the woman and the homeowner, a 23-year-old Pacific Street man, were unsure if the unconscious man was breathing. The officer approached the unconscious individual and felt his skin to be warm, heard the man breathing, observed the man to be covered in urine and could smell a strong odor of alcoholic beverage. After waking the man up, the officer identified him as a 22-year-old Pacific Street man from prior involvements. The officer called for Granville Rescue Squad and began to ask the 22-year-old man basic questions. However, the man was unable to answer any of the questions and did not know where he was. He was transported to Glens Falls Hospital.

6 p.m. A woman of unknown age called the station to request a welfare check for an 83-year-old Pacific Street woman whom the caller had been unable to contact. The officer patrolled to the 83-year-old’s residence in an attempt to make contact but had negative results. The caller advised the officer that her brother, an 81-year-old Quaker Street man, lived down the road from the 83-year-old woman and talks to her all the time. The officer patrolled to the Quaker Street residence and learned the 83-year-old woman was in Massachusetts visiting her son. The officer then advised the caller of these findings.

Aug. 15

1:15 a.m. Two officers were dispatched to a Columbus Street residence for a woman who had called 911, telling the dispatcher that she had been in a motor vehicle accident and needed EMS. Upon arrival, the officers observed the woman on the porch of her residence with injuries to her head, arms and legs. It was determined she was thrown from an ATV when it rolled over at the Granville/Hebron line. The officers observed the woman to be highly intoxicated and to not be forthcoming with information. State Police arrived on scene. Once the woman was seen by EMS, State Police patrolled to the area of the incident to make sure nobody else was hurt.

Aug. 16

8 p.m. While on a civil standby, an officer was dispatched to the Granville Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing on Madison Street for a report of a patient unhappy with his care. Upon arrival, the nursing staff were unaware the patient, a 66-year-old man, had called the police, but escorted the officer to the man’s room. The 66-year-old man told the officer he had some time to think and realized that he had it pretty good at the facility and did not need any assistance. The man advised the officer he is a paranoid schizophrenic and just wanted to take a walk to clear his head. The man was advised that he could do that any time he wished.

Aug. 18

4:30 p.m. Police were dispatched to a Morrison Avenue residence for a reported disturbance in the front of the building. Dispatch advised the responding officer that the caller, a 28-year-old Morrison Avenue man, reported the disturbance to be just verbal but that it could turn physical. Upon arrival, police spoke with the 28-year-old man who said the other party had left prior to the officer’s arrival, and that he did not know who the other person was. The man said it was a father defending his daughter’s integrity and that there would be no further issues.

Aug. 19

1 p.m. Employees at the Stewart’s Shop on Quaker Street called police to report a 79-year-old Quaker Street woman had been inside the store for more than an hour, and the employees were unable to understand what she was saying when they checked on her well-being. Upon arrival, police located the 79-year-old woman who had said she did not want to return to her apartment and was waiting for her son to pick her up. The woman could not provide a phone number for her son and then said he was not around to pick her up anyway. The responding officer offered the woman a ride home, which she accepted.

Whitehall Police Department

Aug. 16

9:48 p.m. An officer took a phone call from a 26-year-old woman employee at Dollar General on Broadway Avenue who stated a man was sitting in a red Toyota truck bearing New York registration. She said the man always comes into the parking lot around 9 p.m. after the woman closes the store. An officer patrolled to the area and spoke with the woman, who pointed out the suspicious vehicle. The officer approached and interviewed the driver, who provided the officer with a New York State license. The 45-year-old man stated he’s been going to the parking lot of Dollar General to speak with a friend on the phone. The man said he comes to the Village of Whitehall for cell service. The man said he was not stalking the woman in the store. The officer advised the man that he was able to stay in the parking lot and speak on the phone freely.

Aug. 17

1:40 p.m. Smith Street Auto called and advised that a vehicle in its parking lot had missing plates. The caller was unsure whether the owner came and got them or not. The car’s owner, a 58-year-old woman, advised that she did not take them. Smith Street Auto was looking for a motor vehicle form to take to the DMV. The responding officer issued the form with a copy given to the 58-year-old woman as well.

Aug. 19

11:30 p.m. An officer dispatched to Main Street for a disturbance spoke with two men, a 28-year-old and a 27-year-old. The 28-year-old was highly intoxicated and stated that he and the 27-year-old-man got into a shoving match over a disagreement. During the interview, a 25-year-old woman came down the stairs; she also was highly intoxicated. The woman punched the door to the apartment, and EMS was called to the scene. The 27-year-old man stated his ribs hurt, and EMS looked at him as well but he refused medical attention. The woman was taken to Glens Falls Hospital to have her hand looked at. The 28-year-old man called for a ride, and his father came and got him. Neither the 28-year-old nor the 27-year-old wanted anything done as a result of their shoving one another.

New York State Police

Aug. 16

2:11 p.m. David J. Lewis, 32, of Fort Ann was arrested for an incident that occurred on June 23 at 9:58 p.m. involving simple assault, specifically endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor. He was being held.

Aug. 17

1:46 p.m. Joshua R. Alderman, 31, of Bennington, Vermont, was arrested in the Town of White Creek for possession of a forged instrument in the second degree, a class D felony. He was issued an appearance ticket.

6:50 p.m. Anthony J. Ross, 34, of Queensbury was arrested in the Town of Argyle for criminal possession of stolen property in the third degree, property valued in excess of $3,000, a class D felony. He was released on his own recognizance.

Aug. 20

12:17 p.m. Amber L. Moy, 34, of Greenwich was arrested in the Town of Greenwich for petit larceny, a class A misdemeanor. She was issued an appearance ticket.

Aug. 21

5:45 p.m. Alyson R. Mead-Gluchacki of Granville was arrested on two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor. She was being held.

1:14 p.m. Tyler J. Linendoll, 20, of Eagle Bridge was arrested in the Town of Salem for operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of .08% and DWI, both first offenses and class U misdemeanors. He was issued an appearance ticket.

5:46 p.m. Richard F. Coats, 55, of Argyle was arrested in the Town of Argyle for operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs in the first degree, a class U misdemeanor. He was issued an appearance ticket.

Vermont State Police

Aug. 14

3:41 p.m. Vermont State Police were notified of a two-vehicle crash at Furnace Road and Goat Farm Road in the Town of Pittsford. Troopers said that Cheyenne Ford, 19, of Chittenden, driving a 2013 Chevy Cruze and carrying a juvenile passenger in a child seat, was traveling south on Furnace Road to Adams Road. Patrick Boynton, 20, of Rutland, driving a 2019 Nissan Rogue west on Goat Farm Road, failed to yield the right of way and struck Ford’s Cruze, causing significant damage to both vehicles, which were both towed from the scene. Ford was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor neck pain; her passenger had no known injuries. Subsequent investigation revealed that Ford was driving with a criminally suspended license and had court-imposed conditions of release stating she could not operator a motor vehicle. Ford was issued a citation to appear at a later date in Vermont Superior Court, Rutland Criminal Division.

Aug. 20

5:42 p.m. Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Business Route 4 in the Town of Rutland for an observed motor vehicle violation. The operator of the vehicle, identified as Lincoln Kent, 33, of West Rutland, exhibited signs impairment and was screened for DUI. He was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI and was released with a citation of DUI #2.

Aug. 21

12:29 a.m. Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in the Town of Rutland for an observed motor vehicle violation. The operator of the vehicle, Tyler Sweet, 24, of Rutland, exhibited signs of impairment and was screened for DUI. He ultimately was taken into custody and was released with a citation to answer the charge of DUI at a later time.

2 a.m. Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Business Route 4 near the Rutland Town Office, in the Town of Rutland, for an observed motor vehicle violation. Troopers said the operator, Kenneth Nassau, 28, of Proctor, showed signs of impairment and was screened for DUI. He was subsequently taken into custody for suspicion of DUI and transported for processing. Nassau was released with a citation to appear at Rutland Superior Court, Criminal Division, at a later time.