2/20/19 – SCHAGHTICOKE MAN ADMITS TO LANSINGBURGH ARSON

Rensselaer County District Mary Pat Donnelly announced that on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Duane W. Miles, age 40, pled guilty to one count of Arson in the Second Degree, a class B violent felony in satisfaction of a twenty-one count indictment. On June 5, 2018, the Troy Police Department and Troy Fire Department investigated a […]

2/15/19 – Troy Couple Charged in South Troy Animal Cruelty Case

Troy Couple Charged inSouth Troy Animal Cruelty Case Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that on Friday, February 15, 2019, Michelle and David Hempstead of Troy were arraigned in Troy City Court charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty. The charges include 17 counts each in violation of Agriculture and Markets Law 353. […]

1/9/19 – EAST GREENBUSH MAN ADMITS TO POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that on Friday, January 4th, 2019, Ricky G. Durham, age 49, was sentenced in Rensselaer County Court to a term of five (5) years of state incarceration followed by three (3) years of post-release supervision for possessing approximately twenty (20) pounds of marihuana. During two separate instances, […]

10/17/18 – JOHNSONVILLE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED DWI

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that Terry M. Brust, age 27, of Johnsonville, NY, plead guilty yesterday to one (1) count of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, a class E felony. On October 15, 2018, the defendant pled guilty to the charge listed above stemming from an accident that occurred on June 2, […]

9/26/18 – EAST GREENBUSH MAN ADMITS TO POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, Ricky G. Durham, age 49, admitted that he was in possession of approximately twenty (20) pounds of marihuana found during a search warrant executed by Albany Police and East Greenbush Police. He pled guilty in Rensselaer County Court to one (1) […]