Columbia-Greene Local News-February 5

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 2-5-19

A HANNACROIX MAN WAS SENTENCED TO 1 TO

3 YEARS IN PRISON YESTERDAY, FOR DRIVING

HIS MOTORCYCLE DRUNK LAST SEPTEMBER,

KILLING HIS PASSENGER. 23 YEAR OLD ALEX

HAMILTON WILL ALSO LOSE HIS LICENSE

FOR SIX MONTHS. THE CRASH WAS ON ROUTE

403 IN WESTERLO.

THE BROOKLYN MAN, WHO WAS ARRESTED ON

DRUG CHARGES, WHILE GETTING OFF AN AMTRAK

TRAIN IN HUDSON LAST MONTH, WAS IN

COLUMBIA COUNTY COURT MONDAY. 41 YEAR

OLD CONNELL JOHNSON WAS ARRAIGNED ON

CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED

SUBSTANCE. A TRIAL DATE HAS BEEN

SET FOR AUGUST.

ONE PERSON WAS TAKEN TO ALBANY MED,

AFTER A CAR STRUCK A TREE MONDAY AFTERNOON

IN WEST GHENT. THE CRASH HAPPENED JUST

AFTER 2:30 ON ROUTE 66, NORTH OF PETTY

DRIVE.

A SCHENECTADY WOMAN IS ACCUSED OF

BEING IN POSSESSION OF 75 POUNDS OF

MARIJUANA, AFTER A TRAFFIC STOP

ON THE THRUWAY IN RAVENA. STATE POLICE

REPORT, 24 YEAR OLD AMIRAH BARROS OF

SCHENECTADY, WAS HELD ON 50,000

DOLLARS BAIL.

TWO LEEDS RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED

FOR AN INCIDENT REPORTED DECEMBER 22ND

IN CATSKILL. VILLAGE POLICE CHARGED

27 YEAR OLD LUIS PIZARRO AND 23 YEAR

OLD SELENA BRINK WITH ASSAULT AND

HARASSMENT.

45 YEAR OLD ALBERT PINE OF CATSKILL

WAS CHARGED WITH FORCIBLE TOUCHING

BY STATE POLICE. THE ARREST COMES

AFTER AN INVESTIGATION, INTO AN

INCIDENT REPORTED JANUARY 11TH IN

THE TOWN OF CAIRO. HE WAS RELEASED,

PENDING A COURT APPEARANCE.

A FAULTY ELECTRIC HEATER WAS FOUND

TO BE THE CAUSE OF A HOME ON BIRCH

DRIVE IN NIVERVILLE, FILLING WITH

SMOKE MONDAY. FIVE FIRE COMPANIES

RESPONDED JUST AFTER 1.

LEBANON VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS WERE

CALLED TO COVENANT CIRCLE YESTERDAY

AFTERNOON, WHEN A CAR STRUCK A

UTILITY POLE. NYSEG WAS REQUESTED

TO THE SCENE. FIREMEN REMAINED FOR TWO

AND A HALF HOURS.

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