Last Updated: Sunday, April 19, 2015 4:59:54 PM
Sunday, April 12, 6:20 p.m.: Forest rangers were notified of a 26-year-old man from Malta lost on Chimney Mountain in the Siamese Ponds Wilderness in the Town of Indian Lake.
New York State Police received the initial call and obtained GPS coordinates from the man’s cell phone, which they relayed to the responding forest rangers. Rangers located the hiker at 9:05 p.m., who showed symptoms of mild hypothermia. Rangers warmed him up before walking him back to the trailhead where the Indian L ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 8:30:46 AM
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Tuesday, April 7, 7:27 p.m.: Blaine M. Elmendorf, 20, Gloversville, was injured in a one-car rollover accident on Route 30 in the Town of Wells, 3.4 miles south of Kibler Point Road. Elmendorf told the State Police he swerved to avoid several deer in the road.
Wells Volunteer Ambulance Corps took him to Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville after he said his entire body hurt. Wells Volunteer Fire Department also responded.
Sunday, April 12: Joshua E. Staulters, 27, Amsterd ...
Last Updated: Monday, April 06, 2015 9:51:20 PM
Wednesday, March 25, about 4:30 p.m.: Jonathan K. Salisbury, Tupper Lake, 22, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A felony, and seventh-degre criminal possession of a controlled substance. State Police made the arrest after stopping Salisbury on State Route 28 in the Town of Indian Lake for a cracked windshield and inadequate brake lights.
He was subsequently found in possession of approximately 6 ounces of cocaine and 2 grams of heroin. Salisbur ...
Last Updated: Monday, March 30, 2015 7:17:26 PM
Sunday, March 22, 3:43 a.m.: Dillon R. Hunt, 21, Wells, was charged with DWI - first offense and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration greater than .08 percent.
State Police made the arrest at the intersection of Main and Division streets in the Village of Northville.
Tuesday, March 24, 12:06 p.m.: State Police received a report of a burglary in the Town of Indian Lake.
Tuesday, March 24, 8:05 p.m.: James L. Lanthier, 47, Tupper Lake, was charged with one count of fifth- ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:07:17 AM
Saturday, March 7: Responding to a request for a welfare check at about 3:45 p.m., Hamilton County Sheriff's Office deputies found an unattended death at a home on Kaulfuss Road in the Town of Lake Pleasant.
Hamilton County Coroner Donald Braunius declared Clair A. Johnson, 66, Syracuse, dead at her home. There was no autopsy, as Johnson's doctor signed her death certificate.
Wednesday, March 11, 8:42 p.m.: Jeffrey J. Coners, 27, Speculator, was charged with DWI, operating a motor vehicle while ...
Last Updated: Monday, March 02, 2015 7:44:39 PM
Wednesday, Feb. 25: Stephanie Murillo, 23, Buffalo, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation (AUO) of a motor vehicle. Hamilton County Sheriff's Office made the arrest in the Town of Wells. Murillo was also issued tickets for unlicensed operator and speeding.
She was arraigned in Wells Town Court where bail was set at $1,000 cash. Murillo is to reappear in court April 15 at 9 a.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 25: Spring M. Bory, 26, Buffalo, was charged with fourth-degree criminal posse ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:22:45 PM
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 3 p.m.: A Glenville man was injured in a snowmobile accident 500 feet east of Piseco Trail and C4 in the Town of Morehouse.
Nathan D. Geary, 19, was westbound on his 2014 Ski-Doo when he lost control. The sled overturned on the trail, throwing Geary off. He landed on his back, breaking his helmet in half and unconscious.
Morehouse Volunteer Ambulance Corps and an advanced life support technician from Ambulance Service of Fulton County transported Geary to St. Elizabeth Medical ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:18:50 AM
Friday, Feb. 13, 3:28 p.m.: State Police responded to a report of a snowmobile accident on Trail C7B off State Route 28N in the Town of Long Lake, near the Essex / Hamilton County line.
Another rider brought Joseph C. Tyros, 26, Portsmouth, N.H. out of the woods on snowmobile. Newcomb Rescue Squad transported Tyros for a compound fracture to his left arm and shock to Glens Falls Hospital.
Investigation revealed Tyros was traveling northwest when he lost control of his snowmobile after the left s ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 3:40:23 PM
Thursday, Feb. 5, 8:32am: State Police investigated an unattended death at Lapland Lake Ski and Vacation Center in the Town of Benson. Ambulance Service of Fulton County also responded.
The deceased, Anatoliy Merzenin, 70, Brooklyn, was declared dead by Hamilton County Coroner Donald Braunius. An autopsy at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville determined he passed from heart disease
Information in the Police Report is provided by the law enforcement agencies cited, unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 03, 2015 5:55:38 PM
State Police believe they have solved Indian Lake burglaries going back to May 6 and Oct. 17, 2014, with the arrests of two men.
Peter J. Lapell, 42, Warrensburg, and Kenneth D. Palmer, 64, Granville, have both charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a Class E felony, and second-degree criminal trespass.
Lapell was arrested Jan. 15. Palmer was arrested Jan. 28. The men turned themselves in at the State Police station on Rt. 28 in the Town of Indian Lake.
In the May 6, 2014 burglary of a vacant ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:23:21 AM
Tuesday, Jan. 20: State Police investigated an unattended death at 16 Adams Parkway in the Town of Long Lake.
According to Troop B Public Information Officer Jennifer Fleishman, a relative called police at 11:23 a.m. to ask for a welfare check on Annette M. Adams, 68. Long Lake Rescue Squad responded; no life saving measures were taken due to obvious signs of death. An autopsy revealed the cause of death was severe loss of blood due to a ruptured varicose vein.
Saturday, Jan. 24, 1:46 a.m.: Mic ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 1:59:15 PM
Thursday, Jan. 15, 10:07 a.m.: Peter J. Lapell, 42, Warrensburg, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a Class E felony; and second-degree criminal trespass, a Class A misdemeanor. The arrest resulted from burglaries reported to the State Police May 6 and Oct. 17, 2014, in the Town of Indian Lake.
Friday, Jan. 16, 4:35 p.m.: Andrew W. Glogoski, 50, Agawam, Mass. was charged with DWI - first offense, a Class U misdemeanor. State Police arrested him on State Route 28 in the Town of Indian ...
Last Updated: Monday, January 12, 2015 4:41:31 PM
Friday, Jan. 2: The Jan. 2 unattended death of Fredrick Wilson, 91, in Long Lake has been ruled accidental, according to State Police Troop B Public Information Officer Trooper Jennifer V. Fleishman.
Wilson, owner of The Corner Motel in Long Lake near Mt. Sabattis on State Route 28N/30, had lived alone there after his wife passed away a few years ago.
Apparently Wilson fell off a chair and hit his head on the floor. An autopsy revealed his death was due to blunt force trauma.
Friday, Jan. 9, 2: ...
Last Updated: Monday, December 15, 2014 1:52:18 PM
Monday, Dec. 8, about 7:30 p.m.: State Police responded to a report of a one-car accident on State Route 30 in the Town of Long Lake, near Lake Eaton Public Campground.
Investigation revealed a 2000 Dodge Avenger operated by James M. Worster, 39, Wallingford, Conn., was northbound when it left the west side of the road and hit a guide rail. Lonl Lake Rescue Squad took passenger Tina M. Worster, 37, to Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake with back pain.
James Worster was charged with drivin ...
Last Updated: Monday, December 08, 2014 6:09:59 PM
Saturday, Dec. 6 10:07 a.m.: Hannah M. Gibbons, 26, Geneseo, was slightly injured in a one-car accident on Route 30 in the Town of Long Lake. She was ticketed for speed not reasonable.
State Police say she was southbound in a 2010 Honda Civic when she lost control and the car spun 180 degrees, hit a guide rail and overturned, coming to rest facing northeast.
Long Lake Rescue Squad treated Gibbons at the scene for minor cuts to her right hand.
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Last Updated: Monday, December 01, 2014 7:01:45 PM
Friday, Nov. 21, 4:59 p.m.: Deidra Roblee reported a chimney fire at her Route 30 home in Blue Mountain Lake. Blue Mountain Lake Volunteer Fire Department responded with 10 men. Chief Gregg George says Roblee "had it pretty well out by the time we got there."
The fire was confined to the double wall metal chimney. The firemen removed the fire from the stove and checked and cleaned the chimney.
Saturday, Nov. 29, 2:15 p.m.: Thomas A. Cambria, 19, and Ryan C. Dalesio, 19, both of Medford, were ch ...
Last Updated: Monday, November 24, 2014 8:31:58 PM
Friday, Nov. 7: Wayne F. Hartman, 65, Little Falls, was charged with DWI, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration greater than .08 percent, and failure to keep right. Hamilton County Sheriff's Office made the arrest in the Town of Morehouse. Hartman was to appear in Morehouse Town Court Nov. 20.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 10:44 a.m.: State Police were notified of a car in Lake Algonquin in the Town of Wells. Greg Lorenzen of Wells lost control while traveling on Algonquin Drive and ...
Last Updated: Monday, November 10, 2014 9:24:50 PM
Sunday, Nov. 2, 7:51 p.m.: George S. Crandall III, 5/28/46, 68, Wells, was charged with DWI, refusal to take a breath screening test, and driving to the left of pavement markings in a no passing zone following an accident on Rt. 30 in the Town of Wells, 607 feet south of Pumpkin Hollow Road.
Crandall allegedly was northbound in a 2000 Ford van when it left the road and hit four guide rails, then crossed the southbound lane and hit 18 guide rails.
Crandall complained of pain to the right side of ...
Last Updated: Monday, October 27, 2014 11:12:20 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 22: John E. Stuart, 34, Benson, was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, which allegedly took place in the Town of Benson; and one count of fourth-degree criminal mischief; and one count of second-degree harassment.
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office made the arrest. Stuart was arraigned in Benson Town Court, where bail was set at $500 cash.
Friday, Oct. 24: Arthur D. Baldwin, 84, Piseco, was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor; and oper ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:23:45 PM
Saturday, Oct. 11, 6:13 a.m.: Danielle N. Howell, 20, Homer, suffered a head abrasion in an automobile accident on Rt. 8 in the Town of Wells, .33 miles east of Rt. 30. She was taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville. State Police charged her with speed not reasonable.
Friday, Oct. 17, 6:11 p.m.: State Police received a report of a hunting accident in the Town of Indian Lake. No charges had been filed as of Monday afternoon, but they are a possibility.
The victim, a 56-year-old male f ...
Last Updated: Monday, October 13, 2014 10:03:38 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 7:05 p.m.: A 13-year-old Northville boy has been charged with a sexual offense that allegedly took place Oct. 4 in the Town of Hope, acting in a manner injurious to a child less than age 17, a Class A misdemeanor.
Thursday, Oct. 9, about 4:30 p.m.: Michael Leiker, 58, California, was charged with DWI, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 percent or more, and operating a vehicle with suspended registration. Leiker was arraigned in Indian Lake Jus ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 10:17:12 AM
Thursday, Sept. 25, 11:30 a.m.: Walter E. Swartz, 58, Syracuse, was injured in a one-vehicle motorcycle accident on State Route 10 in the Town of Arietta, near Mal Drowne's home.
Swartz was northbound traveling through curves when, he told Trooper Ron Dacre, due to inexperience he failed to negotiate the second curve, crossed the white hazard markings and hit guide wires. Swartz was ejected into the forest.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 1:01 p.m.: Leslie A. Getsinger, 60, Northville, was charged with fourt ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:09:52 AM
Thursday, Sept. 25, 11:30 a.m.: Richard McCoy, 55, Herkimer, was charged with operating with a suspended license and uninspected motor vehicle following an accident on Sagamore Road, about half a mile from Rt. 28 in the hamlet of Raquette Lake.
McCoy was northbound when he drove off the shoulder of the road and into trees. He told Deputy Alex Stuart a deer ran in front of the vehicle. Stuart says excessive speed contributed to the accident. McCoy's van was damaged, but he was not injured.
Last Updated: Monday, September 08, 2014 9:35:15 PM
Saturday, Aug. 30, 8:29 a.m.: Mark E. Sullivan Jr., 30, Amsterdam, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Hamilton County Sheriff's Office made the arrest in the Town of Wells. Sullivan was to appear in Wells Town Court Sept. 9.
Saturday, Aug. 30, 10:55 p.m.: Racheal L. Ralph, 36, Hoffmeister, was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of more than .08 percent, uninspected motor vehicle, and failure to stop at a stop si ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:43:53 PM
Friday, Aug. 15, 2:15 p.m.: Seven people were injured, none seriously, when a driver apparently fell asleep at the wheel on Rt. 8 in the Town of Morehouse, almost one mile west of Mountain Home Road.
Edward Johnson, 79, Syracuse, was westbound operating a Nissan minivan when it left the west shoulder of the highway, traveled down an embankment, overturned and smashed into an unoccupied house. His six passengers were able to extricate themselves from the vehicle, but he had to be freed by Morehou ...