Domestic charges for two separate incidents
WATERVLIET – Colonie police responded to a Vermont View residence for a domestic incident on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 12:24 p.m. and found that the suspect in that incident had an outstanding warrant for additional crimes.
According to reports, Tyrell Jones, 36, was involved in another domestic violence incident on September 19.
He was taken into custody and charged with two counts of aggravated family offense and once count each of grand larceny, both felonies, and criminal obstruction of breathing, unlawful imprisonment, assault with intent to cause physical injury and petit larceny, all misdemeanors, and harassment, a violation. The charges were for both incidents.
Jones was arraigned by Colonie Town Judge Norman Massry.
DWI on Northway
COLONIE – On October 7, at about 9:53 p.m., State Police patrol responded to the report of an erratic vehicle nearly striking other vehicles on the Northway in Colonie.
Troopers located the vehicle described by callers stopped on the shoulder of the road. The driver was identified as a 24-year-old Schenectady man.
He was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. The man was transported to the Latham barracks, where he provided a breath sample that returned a 0.18 percent BAC. He was issued tickets returnable to the Colonie Town Court on October 23 and released.
Larceny and two warrants
LATHAM – A Troy man was the subject of a larceny in progress call on Loudon Road on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 12:17 p.m. Colonie police located Daniel Lavalley, 60, in front of the Latham Fire Department a short time later and, according to reports, was in possession of the stolen goods.
He was taken into custody and a check of his identification found that he had an outstanding warrant from DOCCS and also one in Colonie. The Colonie warrant was for a June 19 larceny incident at Latham Farms.
Lavalley was charged with two counts of petit larceny, a misdemeanor, and issued an appearance ticket for Colonie Town Court on October 11 and transported to meet Albany County officials for the warrant.
SCHODACK – Colonie police traveled to the State Police barracks on Thursday, Oct. 5 to pick up Rebecca Burd, 53, of Rensselaer, for an outstanding warrant from the Town of Colonie.
Burd did not show up for court after she was previously released in May. She was apprehended at Macy’s for allegedly shoplifting on Saturday, May 13 and Colonie police found she was also wanted at that time for not showing up for court.
Burd was charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor, and processed on the warrant and released on an appearance ticket. At that time, Burd was then transported to Cohoes police for another warrant there.
This time, she was sent to the Albany County Jail as a pre-arraignment detainee.
COLONIE – Colonie police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Central Avenue and Lisha Kill Road on Friday, Oct. 6 at approximately 1:22 a.m.
The driver, a 32-year-old Troy woman, was charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, and ticketed for failing to stay in a single lane, using an illegal signal and drinking in a motor vehicle.
She was released with an appearance ticket for Colonie Town Court on October 16.
LATHAM – A Watervliet woman was stopped by Colonie police on Friday, Oct. 6 on Watervliet Shaker Road for traffic violations and police found he was wanted.
Janai Ciara Burden, 28, had an outstanding arrest warrant from the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s office and was taken into custody.
She was transported and released into their custody.
Grand larceny and identity theft
COLONIE – Schenectady police turned over Kelvin Permaul, 41, of Schenectady, to Colonie police on Sunday, Oct. 8 for an outstanding arrest warrant.
According to reports, Permaul was involved in a theft at Erie Materials on May 8. He was charged with grand larceny and identity theft, both felonies. He was sent to the Albany County jail as a pre-arraignment detainee to be arraigned the next day in Colonie Town Court.
COHOES – A Cohoes man was picked up by Cohoes police Monday, Oct. 9 and transported him to Colonie to face charges for an incident involving a knife that took place earlier in the day.
Matthew Powers, 28, was charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon and menacing with a weapon and criminal possession of a weapon with intent to use, both misdemeanors.
He was processed at the police station and arraigned by Colonie Town Judge Andrew Sommers.
Drug and fraud then hid evidence
COLONIE – Colonie police responded to Marshall’s on Central Avenue on Monday, Oct. 9 at 4:31 p.m. for a report of a larceny.
A short distance from the store, officers located Betsy Jablonski, 39, of Delanson, allegedly with the stolen merchandise in her possession. During a search of her person, officers located a small amount of crack cocaine and pipe. Jablonski also gave a false name to police. She was taken back to the police station for processing, where, according to reports, put the cocaine and pipe down her pants in order to conceal it.
She was charged with concealing, altering or destroying physical evidence, a felony, and criminal impersonation, criminal possession of a controlled substance and petit larceny, all misdemeanors.
She was given an appearance ticket for Colonie Town Court on October 23 and released.
DWI after crash
COLONIE – Colonie police responded to a single-car property damage accident near the intersection of New Karner and Vly Roads on Monday, Oct. 9 at approximately 9:15 p.m.
While officers were interviewing the driver, a 51-year-old Colonie man, they observed the man to have a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his breath, poor motor coordination and slurred speech.
The man was unable to complete all the field sobriety tests and did test positive for breath alcohol on a pre-screening device.
At the police station, he suffered a medical episode while providing a breath sample and was released to Colonie EMS with an appearance ticket.
He was charged with DWI and ticketed for failing to keep right. The man is due back in Colonie Town Court on October 23.
Larceny, resisting arrest and warrant
LATHAM – On Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 10:30 a.m., Colonie police responded to Dick’s at Latham Farms for a report of a larceny in progress. Antonio Wright, 36, of Albany allegedly stole socks from the store, but then resisted arrest. It was found that he had an outstanding warrant from Schenectady. Wright also had a bench warrant for not showing up to Colonie Town Court in August.
Wright was arraigned by Colonie Town Judge Andrew Sommers and released to the custody of Schenectady police.
COLONIE – Colonie police responded to Hatchett Hardware on Fuller Road on Tuesday, Oct. 10 for a trouble with a customer call and found a Schenectady man was wanted.
Jaguar Loftin, 33, was taken into custody for an active bench warrant from the Albany County Sheriff’s Office. He was processed and turned over to that agency.
Warrant at Motel
COLONIE – On Wednesday, Oct. 11 at approximately 4:33 p.m. Colonie police interviewed a man at Motel 6 on Curry Road and found he was wanted.
James Dwyer, 44, of Schenectady, had an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in Colonie Town Court. He was processed and arraigned by Judge David Green.
Aggravated family offense
RENSSELAER – An Amsterdam man was picked up by Colonie police on Friday, Oct. 13 at the Rensselaer County jail to answer charges in Colonie.
Jamila Cyrus, 43, was charged with aggravated family offense, a felony, and aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor stemming from a June 14 incident on Biscayne Drive.
He was arraigned by Colonie Judge David Green.
DWI, resisting arrest and harassment
LATHAM – Colonie police arrested an Albany woman after an investigation into an impaired driving incident at Latham Farms. Officers responded to the Brick House Tavern parking lot and arrested Kayla Lynch, 33, for DWI.
She was also charged with resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, and harassment, a violation, and ticketed for failure to stay in a single lane and unsafe movement of a motor vehicle.
She was given an appearance ticket for Colonie Town Court.