Wednesday, Sept. 12, 1:35pm: Two men living in Indian Lake are facing felony charges after allegedly stealing copper wiring and a 400-pound metal valve from a house there.
Joshua J. Sawyer, 29, and Christopher J. Douglas, 30, were charged with third-degree burglary, a Class D felony; third-degree criminal mischief - property valued at over $250, a Class E felony; and petit larceny, a Class A misdemeanor.
State Police made the arrests following a complaint received at 8 a.m. Both men were arraigned in Indian Lake Justice Court.
Sawyer was remanded to Hamilton County Jail without bail; he is wanted by Amsterdam Police Department. Douglas is free on bail set at $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond. Both are scheduled to reappear in court Oct. 9.
Thursday, Sept. 13, 9pm: Ben E. Beeman, 49, Lebanon, NY is being held without bail at Hamilton County Jail after being charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), a Class D felony; and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. State Police arrested Beeman at the Cedar River Road Sand Pit in the Town of Indian Lake.
Saturday, Sept. 15, 8:58pm: Dustin K. Traynor, 33, Long Lake, was charged with one count each of falsifying business records - making false entry, false written statement and third-degree falsely reporting an incident, all Class A misdemeanors. State Police made the arrest following a complaint made Aug. 9. Cash bail was set at $500.
Saturday, Sept. 15, 5pm: Kyle L. Shuman, 27, Delhi, was charged with assault with intent to cause serious physical injury, a Class D felony. State Police made the arrest on Rt. 28 in the Town of Indian Lake following an investigation into a complaint made at 12:50 a.m. in Indian Lake.
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