CAPITAL REGION ALMANAC

Section: CAPITAL REGION,  Page: B3

Date: Tuesday, February 25, 1997

ALBANY POLICE FRIDAY 1:40 a.m. ASSAULT. A student at The College of St. Rose, said he was punched in the face by two suspects in a parking lot on Western Avenue.


4:38 a.m. ASSAULT. An Elberon Place man allegedly pushed a woman into a wall at a Central Avenue address. Officers: John Joyce, E. Woodard. DRUGS. A man, 20, from the 800 block of Lancaster Street, allegedly had a bag of crack that he threw to the ground. Officer: Michael Nadoraski.


3:50 a.m. ASSAULT. A woman, 31, from the 300 block of Delaware Avenue, said she cut her head and bruised her right shoulder when she was thrown into a wall by someone inside Cagney's, 335 Central Ave. He was taken to Albany Memorial Hospital.


10:20 a.m. GRAND LARCENY. A woman, 29, from the 200 block of South Swan Street, reported someone stole her purse containing personal papers and $80 from her shopping cart in Price Chopper, 40 Delaware Ave.


11:19 p.m. DISORDERLY CONDUCT. A Sheridan Avenue man, 24, allegedly refused to leave when asked to do so by officers and cursed at them. He also allegedly was found with two marijuana cigarettes. He was charged with disorderly conduct and unlawful possession of marijuana. Officers: Michael Kelly, Chris Boardman.


SATURDAY 12:01 a.m. HARASSMENT. A South Pearl Street woman said a man living in Syracuse called her at home and threatened to kill her.


5:19 a.m. DISORDERLY CONDUCT. A Clinton Street man, 28, allegedly got out of his vehicle on North Manning Boulevard and obstructed traffic despite police requests to get off the road. Officers: Brian Kisling, Michael Sbuttoni.


7:15 a.m. ROBBERY. A woman, 28, from the 100 block of Livingston Avenue, said someone ran up to her on North Swan Street and grabbed two gold chains valued at $200 from around her neck.


12:09 p.m. MISCHIEF. Someone smashed a $450 plate-glass window at Modern Carpet, 1048 Broadway, according to an employee.


12:17 p.m. ASSAULT. A St. James Place man reported he was kicked in the ribs by two suspects in Washington Park near Willett Street. The victim was intoxicated at the time of the alleged attack.


2:16 p.m. ASSAULT. An Elm Street man, 19, allegedly struck a woman about the head at a Trinity Place address. Officers: Victor Pizzola, Erin Cotter.


2:41 p.m. DRUGS. A man, 49, from the 2000 block of Central Avenue was seen urinating on the sidewalk on State Street and he was found with a glass pipe with crack residue. He was charged with exposure and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers: John Reilly, Sean McKenna.


3:36 p.m. DRUGS. A boy, 18, from the 200 block of First Street, allegedly had two bags of marijuana and 15 bags of crack intended for sale. He was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a narcotic drug and one of unlawful possession of marijuana. Officers: Mark Lehrer, Dennis Guiry.


4:44 p.m. CONSPIRACY. An employee at Rite Aid, 310 S. Pearl St., reported a cashier at the store enabled her brother to steal $334.24 worth of merchandise by bagging the items but failing to charge him. The man left the store but returned when he learned his sister was going to be fired for the incident.


10:09 p.m. DWI. A Teunis Street man, 34, reportedly was involved in a property damage accident at Delaware Avenue and St. James Street. He was found to be intoxicated and driving with 40 suspensions on his record. He was charged with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation. Officers: R. Franklin, Joseph Carnevali.


10:32 p.m. ROBBERY. A Second Street man said he was robbed of his wallet by someone against whom he has an order of protection. The subject brandished a 5-inch folding knife at First and Ten Broeck streets and said, ``You know what this is about.''


10:44 p.m. UNAUTHORIZED USE. A Lincoln Square man allegedly was driving a 1992 Hyundai at Morton Avenue and South Pearl Street that was reported stolen. Officers: Peter Noonan, Kenneth Koonz.


11:32 p.m. DISORDERLY CONDUCT. A man from the 300 block of Third Street was being interviewed on Judson Street in connection with a drug investigation when he began screaming obscenities at officers and shoved an officer. He was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Officers: Joseph Acquaviva, Ronald Tierney. POLICE FRIDAY HARASSMENT. A woman, 42, from Pine Street, Latham, allegedly slapped another female across her cheek. Officers: Michael Torrey, Richard Haack.


2:36 p.m. WARRANT. A boy, 18, from the 200 block of Fourth Street, Troy, was arrested at Rensselaer County Jail on a warrant charging him with two counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and second-degree criminal mischief. Bail was set at $1,000. Officers: Robert Clark, Chester Oliver.


3:40 p.m. PETIT LARCENY. A boy, 17, from Yates Village, Schenectady, was arrested on a bench warrant for failure to appear in court. Officers: Olin Garrett, Investigator Alan Roehr.


5:25 p.m. ENDANGERMENT. A 31-year-old Albany man was charged after he allegedly put his hands inside an 8-year-old girl's pants and fondled her buttocks. Officers: Inv. Raymond Schubert, Investigator Marvin Graves.


7:04 p.m. PETIT LARCENY. A girl, 16, from the 1800 block of Currybush Road, Schenectady, and a boy, 17, from the 2900 block of Myrtle Avenue, Schenectady, allegedly stole $250 in clothes from Macy's. Officers: Stephen Frank, Eric Gansle.


7:07 p.m. PETIT LARCENY. A man, 21, from Kelton Avenue, Schenectady, allegedly stole a pair of jeans from Marshall's, Northway Mall. Officers: Eric Gansle, Stephen Frank.


10:49 p.m. WARRANT. A man, 37, from the 100 block of Hill Street, Troy, was arrested on a bench warrant for failing to pay a fine for issuing a bad check. Officers: Investigator Chris Carey, Investigator Edward Frank.


11 p.m. PETIT LARCENY. A man, 36, from Roulier Heights, Cohoes, was arrested on a bench warrant for failing to pay a fine. Officers: Investigator Edward Frank, Investigator Chris Carey.


BAD CHECK. A man, 37, from the 200 block of Shereen Court, Schenectady, was arrested by Rotterdam police and turned over when it was found there was a warrant from Colonie on the above charge. Officers: Eric Gansle, Stephen Frank. GREENBUSH SATURDAY 12:20 p.m. TRESPASS. A man, 25, from the 2600 block of Phillips Road, Castleton, allegedly was seen trespassing on the complainant's property with an ATV. Officer: Ed Miano.


7:15 p.m. PROPERTY DAMAGE. A truck struck a cable TV wire at a Western Avenue home, damaging the siding. Officer: Det. R.K. Snyder.


10:32 p.m. TRAFFIC CHARGES. A boy, 18, from the 300 block of Gridley Road, Esperance, allegedly pumped $15.25 in gas from Stewart's and drove off without paying. He also was found to be driving with a suspended license and was charged with petit larceny and aggravated unlicensed operation. Officers: Rick Kemner, Dan Keegan.


SUNDAY 11:45 a.m. BURGLARY. A garage on May Street was broken into, and four tires, rims and nuts were taken from a Jeep, along with a compression hose and speakers. A door was forced open. Officer: Sgt. Kevin Harrington.


BRUSH FIRE. Two youths allegedly set fire to a brush area. One youth said he had used a lighter. Parents of both youths were contacted. Officers: E.M. Jukes.


2:20 p.m. FUNNY MONEY. A counterfeit $5 bill was found on the floor at Bowling Green Lanes, Columbia Turnpike. Officer: Det. R.K. Snyder.


5:06 p.m. BURGLARY. A door reportedly was pried out of the frame at 9J Auto Sales and dropped inside, but nothing was taken. Officer: Matt Breig. GREENBUSH FRIDAY MAILBOXES DAMAGED. Five mailboxes on Hidley Road and one on Overlook Drive, Wynantskill, reportedly were damaged. Officers: Mark Peverly, Jeff Stehr.


1:30 p.m. SHOPLIFTING. A store manager at Shop'n Save apprehended two youths for allegedly stealing batteries. Officer: Sgt. Rocco Fragomeni.


2 p.m. LARCENY. A woman at Van Rensselaer Manor reported property belonging to her mother has turned up missing over a period of time. Officer: Jeff Stehr.


SATURDAY 8 a.m. DISPUTE. A Hemingway Lane, Wynantskill, man alleged his wife has been having an affair for the past six months and living outside the house, and he allegedly refused to help her move her belongings out of the residence. Officer: Mark Peverly.


6:30 p.m. RUNAWAY. A student, 13, at Vanderheyden Hall ran away from her Schenectady home. Officer: Randy Pastore. POLICE FRIDAY 8:39 p.m. DOMESTIC INCIDENT. A woman who is eight months pregnant said her boyfriend started throwing objects around the apartment. Officer: Kevin Boniface.


SATURDAY 4:54 p.m. DESPONDENT WOMAN. A Third Street man reported his estranged wife dropped off the children and said she wanted to go to sleep and never wake up. The woman admitted she had not taken her anti-depression pills. She was taken to Samaritan Hospital. Officer: Mark Westbrook. COUNTY SHERIFF THURSDAY 5:40 p.m. ACCIDENT. A woman, 26, from Arbor Avenue, Mechanicville, was ticketed for failure to use designated lane. A Waite Road, Clifton Park, woman was entering Route 146 from Stewart's, and another vehicle had stopped to let her enter when the 26-year-old reportedly left her lane to pass and hit the Clifton Park woman's car. Officer: Dep. Rodney Gwiazdowski.


9:15 p.m. PETIT LARCENY. A boy, 18, from the 100 block of West Milton Road, Ballston Spa, and a boy, 18, from the 3900 block of Lewis Road, Ballston Spa, were seen taking merchandise without paying from Steinbach's, Clifton Country Mall, Clifton Park. Officer: Dep. Rodney Gwiazdowski.


FRIDAY 4:30 a.m. CONTEMPT. A man from the 100 block of Colebrook Road, Gansevoort, allegedly violated a protection order issued in Moreau by entering property where his wife was. Officer: Dep. G. Dickinson.


10 p.m. DRUGS. A woman, 40, from the 100 block of Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, sale of marijuana, and criminal possession of a controlled substance. A man, 30, of the same address, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a controlled substance. The woman was remanded to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $8,000 bail, and the man was remanded in lieu of $5,000 bail. Officer: Sheriff James Bowen. POLICE FRIDAY 3:35 a.m. UNLICENSED OPERATION. A man, 44, from the 200 block of Smith Street, Peekskill, was charged. Officers: John Doyle, Andrew Zophy.


8:24 p.m. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. A Grosvenor Square man, 28, was accused of second-degree harassment following a complaint filed by a woman of the same address. Officers: Thomas Delaney, Helen Reedy.


10:30 p.m. UNLICENSED OPERATION. A Sheridan Village woman, 23, was charged. Officer: Keith Schaffer.


SATURDAY 12:50 a.m. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. A man, 49, from the 400 block of 11th Street was charged with second-degree harassment. Officer: Philip Notto.


1:40 a.m. UNLICENSED OPERATION. A man, 19, from the 1000 block of Garner Avenue was charged. Officer: Keith Schaffer.


2 a.m. CONTEMPT. A Summit Avenue man, 31, allegedly tried to cause physical injury to another. Officer: Thomas Disbrow, Peter Redman.


2:20 a.m. OBSTRUCTION. A man, 21, from the 1300 block of Fourth Street was charged with obstruction of government administration and disorderly conduct. Officers: William Marhafer, Kenneth Figueroa.


2:31 a.m. DWI. A Lawton Avenue, Glens Falls, woman was charged. Officers: Edward Krawieki, Andrew Zophy.


3:50 a.m. DWAI. A man, 36, from the 3400 block of McDonald Avenue was charged. Officer: Daniel Diamond.


11:20 a.m. DRUGS. A Steinmetz Homes man, 21, was charged with marijuana possession and also was arrested on a warrant from a parole officer. Officers: Donald Barnes, Darren Bachus.


5 p.m. UNLICENSED OPERATION. A Gebhardt Street man, 27, was charged. Officers: Nicola Mesere, Steven Lavare.


5:28 p.m. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. A man, 34, from the 200 block of Park Place was charged with second-degree criminal contempt, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia. Officers: Pete Frisoni, Sherri Barnes.


5:58 p.m. BURGLARY. A State Street man, 34, was charged. Officers: Donald Barnes, Darren Bachus.


7 p.m. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. A woman, 23, from the 500 block of Clarendon Street was charged with third-degree assault. Officers: Thomas Delaney, Helen Reedy. POLICE, CLIFTON PARK FRIDAY LARCENY FROM CAR. Sometime between 1 and 10 p.m. Thursday, someone removed stereo equipment, CDs and a bed cover from a car. Officer: Trooper Student.


DWI. A man, 35, from First Street, Glens Falls, was charged. Officers: Troopers Kevin McMahon, Michael MacIntosh.


POSSIBLE BURGLARY. An employee of Quick Lube, 1682 Route 9, Halfmoon, told police someone entered unlawfully overnight, damaged a window, and removed miscellaneous oil lubricants and $140 in petty cash. The matter will be investigated further by BCI. Officers: Trooper Spence, Inv. Mark Petrecki.


POSSIBLE THEFT. Someone entered a locked car parked in the driveway of 18 Casablanca Court and stole a a stereo system and a wallet containing personal papers and health cards. Officer: Trooper Spence.


LOUD PARTY. Police dispersed several youths from a residence on Saxony Court and later returned and dispersed two carloads of youths from the area. Officer: Trooper Henry Abeel. POLICE, E. GREENBUSH FRIDAY 11:15 p.m. DOMESTIC. A Stephentown woman reported problems with a North Lebanon man with whom she is ending a relationship. Officer: Trooper William Conboy.


SATURDAY 11:50 p.m. UNWANTED GUEST. A female on Rexham Road, Schodack, said a friend refused to leave her residence. Officer: Trooper Chris Coronato.


SUNDAY 10:50 p.m. BAD CHECK. A Troy subject, 44, allegedly issued a bad check for $125 to Drumm Veterinary Clinic on routes 9 and 20. Officer: Trooper Scott Schriner. POLICE FRIDAY 1:19 a.m. IMITATION DRUG SALE. A man, 29, from the 200 block of Ninth Street, allegedly tried to sell imitation drugs to undercover police. Officers: Tim Haskins, Michael Carnevale.


1:45 a.m. ATTEMPTED BURGLARY. A Northern Drive woman reported someone tried to enter a storage trailer, but nothing was taken. Officer: Thomas Hoffman.


3 a.m. FAILURE TO APPEAR. A man, 37, from the 3000 block of Sixth Avenue, was charged. Officers: John Gordon, John Comitale.


4:06 a.m. SEX ABUSE. An Eighth Street woman said she found a letter to her 24-year-old sister from a man mentioning their sexual relationship, and she wanted it investigated as sexual abuse. Officer: William Gillett.


4:06 a.m. VIOLATION CONDITION OF SENTENCE. An Eddy's Lane male, 17, was arrested on a probation warrant. Officer: Mark Millington.


4:30 a.m. HARASSMENT. A 14th Street woman said her ex-boyfriend came to her home intoxicated and pounded on her door until she let him in; he then became verbally abusive. Officer: Donald Backaus.


TRESPASS. A Brooklyn man, 19, was arrested for trespassing at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He had been arrested earlier in the week for stalking another RPI student. Officers: David Dean, Sgt. George Anderson.


7:31 a.m. BURGLARY. Someone reportedly pried open a window at Fulton News and took nine beers, 200 lottery tickets and $250. Officer: Lee Hess.


8:30 a.m. VIOLATION CONDITION OF SENTENCE. A man, 37, from the 100 block of Hill Street, was arrested on an East Greenbush warrant. Officers: Mark Mason, Tim Haskins.


11 a.m. DRUGS. An Eggleston Street, Corinth, man and an Ingalls Avenue woman, 32, were arrested after a joint investigation with the State Police Narcotics Unit. The man was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and the woman was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. Officer: Sgt. Patrick Russo.


2:45 p.m. SODOMY. A man, 34, from the 100 block of Hutton Street, was arrested on a warrant for charges of first-degree sodomy, third-degree robbery, and second-degree unlawful imprisonment. Officers: Sgt. David Dean, Sgt. John Waters.


5:35 p.m. VIOLATION CONDITION OF SENTENCE. A man, 27, from the 400 block of Eighth Street, was arrested on a bench warrant. Officers: John Coons, Matthew Montanino.


6:40 p.m. SHOOTING. Police were called to Fallon Apartments, where they found a car with windows shot out. Witnesses said that men were leaving in a car after a handgun was fired. Officer: Joseph West.


SATURDAY 1:58 a.m. DWI. A woman, 23, from the 100 block of Riverview Apartments, also was charged with failure to yield right of way and having a blood alcohol level greater than 0.10 percent. Officers: Paul Gordon, William Gillett.


5:30 a.m. OPEN CONTAINER. A Troy Hills Apartments boy, 18, was charged. Officers: John Comitale Jr., Mark Millington.


5:45 a.m. FAILURE TO APPEAR. A boy, 18, from the 100 block of Third Avenue, Albany, was arrested on an Albany warrant and turned over to that agency. Officers: John Comitale Jr., Mark Millington.


9:10 p.m. DWI. A man, 35, from Old State Road, Eagle Bridge, also was ticketed for passing a red light. Officers: John Ryan, William Jr.