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Felony Criminal Contempt Arrest

07-11-2018 @ 19:59,General,NPD,

On July 11th 2018 at approximately 5:30 PM 26 year old Brenden Martines of Valatie, NY turned himself in to be arrested for the felony of Criminal Contempt in the first degree and Stalking in the 3rd degree after violating a duly issued order of protection. Mr. Martines was arraigned by Justice Michael Conway in Nassau Village Court and released to the supervision of probation. His next appearance date will be in Nassau Village Court on 8/7/2018 at 6:30 PM.

Aggravated DWI Arrest

07-08-2018 @ 02:57,General,NPD,

On July 8th, 2018 at approximately 12:28 AM 24 year old Ahlam Talbi of Troy, NY was arrested for Aggravated DWI after a traffic stop at Cumberland Farms on Chatham Street. Ms. Talbi was stopped for parking in a handicapped parking space and leaving her vehicle unattended while running. Her BAC was 0.18% She was also charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 1st degree. She was processed and released with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 7/10/2018 at 6:30PM.

DWI Arrest

07-05-2018 @ 01:17,General,NPD,

On July 4th, 2018 at approximately 11:47 PM 39 year old Carl Swinyer of Waterford, NY was arrested for DWI after a suspicious vehicle check in a closed organization's parking lot on Church Street. His BAC was 0.08% He was processed and released with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 7/10/2018 at 6:30PM.

Criminal Mischief/Arson Arrest

07-02-2018 @ 17:18,General,NPD,

On July 2nd 2018 at approximately 4:00 PM 17 year old Michael Kraft of Nassau, NY was arrested for Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree and Arson in the 5th degree after an investigation. In the early morning hours of July 1st 2018, Mr. Kraft burned the American flags at the Staff Sergeant Derek Farley Memorial Bridge on Albany Avenue in the Village of Nassau. He was processed and released with appearance tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 7/10/2018 at 6:30 PM.

Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance/Marijuana Arrest

07-01-2018 @ 00:14,General,NPD,

On June 30th 2018 at approximately 9:16 PM 22 year old Jack Zecca of Schaghticoke, NY was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree and Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 5th degree after a traffic stop. Mr. Zecca was stopped for speeding on Church Street. He was in possession of Acetaminophen and Oxycodone, almost 2 ounces of marijuana along with $721 cash, a scale and plastic baggies. He was processed and released with appearance and traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 7/10/2018 at 6:30 PM.

DWI Arrest

06-30-2018 @ 18:32,General,NPD,

On June 30th, 2018 at approximately 5:15 PM 65 year old Jacqueline Hankle of Averill Park, NY was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Mrs. Hankle was stopped speeding on Malden Street. Her BAC was 0.08% She was processed and released with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 7/10/2018 at 6:30PM.


Felony DWAI Drugs Arrest

06-03-2018 @ 00:52,General,NPD,

On June 2nd 2018 at approximately 7:51 PM 27 year old Landon Church of Nassau, NY was arrested for DWAI Drugs on Church Street in the Village of Nassau. Having a prior conviction within the preceding 10 years makes this charge a class E felony. He is currently on probation for his previous conviction. Mr. Church was stopped for driving without hands on the steering wheel. Another motorist also called 911 to report his erratic driving. He was processed at Nassau PD and released with traffic and appearance tickets. His next court appearance will be in Nassau Village Court 6/5/2018 at 6:30 PM.

DWI Refusal Arrest

06-01-2018 @ 23:06,General,NPD,

On June 1st 2018 at approximately 5:26 PM 61 year old Mark Stracuzzi of Lanesboro, MA was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop on Albany Avenue. He was stopped for his passenger not wearing his seat belt. Mr. Stracuzzi failed field sobriety and was arrested for DWI. He refused to provide a breath sample at the station. Mr. Stracuzzi was arraigned by Village Justice Michael Conway then remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $5,000 and had his operating privileges suspended pending DMV refusing hearing scheduled for 6/4/2018 at 9:00 AM at the Albany DMV. He was also charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in the 3rd degree, open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, refusing a breath test and no seatbelt. Mr. Stracuzzi's next appearance will be in Nassau Village Court on 6/5/2018 at 6:30PM.

Felony DWI - Leandra's Law Arrest

05-28-2018 @ 22:35,General,NPD,

On May 28th 2018 at approximately 6:54 PM 42 year old Nivea Cardoso of Clifton Park, New York was arrested on Albany Avenue in the Village of Nassau for Felony Aggravated DWI under “Leandra’s law”. Ms. Cardoso was stopped for speeding on Church Street. Upon stopping the vehicle it was observed there was an unrestrained juvenile passenger in the vehicle, a 9 year old. Ms. Cardoso's BAC was 0.13%, she faces the following charges:

VTL §1192-2AB – Aggravated DWI: With a Child as passenger less 16 years old – Class E Felony
PL §260.10(1) - Endangering the welfare of a child - Class A Misdemeanor
VTL §1192-2 – DWI per se; .08% or more of alcohol in blood – Misdemeanor
VTL §1192-3 –DWI – Misdemeanor
VTL §512 - Suspended Registration - Misdemeanor
VTL §511-1A Aggravated Unlicsened Operation in the 3rd Degree - Misdemeanor
VTL §1180-D – Speed in Zone - Traffic Infraction
VTL §1229-C1C - Backseat passenger under 15 no seat belt - Traffic Infraction

Ms. Cardoso was arraigned in the Village of Nassau Court by Justice Michael Conway and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $1,500 bail. Her next appearance will be in Nassau Village Court on 6/5/2018 at 6:30 PM.

Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance Arrest

05-26-2018 @ 23:55,General,NPD,

On May 26th 2018 at approximately 10:35 PM 50 year old Steve Matala of Schaghticoke, NY was arrested for 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree after a traffic stop. Mr. Matala was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for speeding. He was in possession of concentrated cannabis and acetaminophen with hydrocodone. He was arrested then processed at Nassau Police Station and released with appearance tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 6/5/2018 at 6:30PM.


Felony DWI - Leandra's Law Arrest

05-11-2018 @ 23:58,General,NPD,

On May 11th 2018 at approximately 9:20 PM 32 year old Natalia Briggs of Troy, New York was arrested on Albany Avenue in the Village of Nassau for Felony Aggravated DWI under “Leandra’s law”. Mrs. Briggs was stopped for speeding on Church Street. Upon stopping the vehicle it was observed there were 2 juvenile passengers in the vehicle, an 8 and an 11 year old. Mrs. Briggs' BAC was 0.08%, she faces the following charges:

VTL §1192-2AB – Aggravated DWI: With a Child as passenger less 16 years old – Class E Felony
PL §260.10(1) - Endangering the welfare of a child - Class A Misdemeanor
VTL §1192-2 – DWI per se; .08% or more of alcohol in blood – Misdemeanor
VTL §1192-3 –DWI – Misdemeanor
VTL §1180-D – Speed in Zone - Traffic Infraction

Mrs. Briggs was released with appearance and traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 6/5/2018 at 6:30 PM.

Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance Arrest

04-28-2018 @ 00:03,General,NPD,

On April 27th 2018 at approximately 8:08 PM 21 year old Marcus DeJong of Troy, NY was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree after a traffic stop. Mr. DeJong was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for speeding. He was in possession of concentrated cannabis and marijuana. He was arrested then processed at Nassau Police Station and released with traffic and appearance tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 5/8/2018 at 6:30PM.

DWAI Drugs Arrest

04-27-2018 @ 23:59,General,NPD,

On April 27th 2018 at approximately 8:08 PM 22 year old Rayshawn Johnson Jr of Troy, NY was arrested for DWAI Drugs on Church Street in the Village of Nassau. He was stopped for speeding. He was processed at Nassau PD then released with traffic tickets and an appearance ticket for unlawful possession of marijuana to appear in Village Court on 5/08/2018 at 6:30 PM.

DWI Arrest

04-14-2018 @ 20:43,General,NPD,

On April 14th 2018 at approximately 6:43 PM 31 year old Ashlee Phelan of Castleton, NY was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Ms. Phelan was stopped for tinted windows. She was processed at Nassau Police Station and released with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 05/08/2018 at 6:30PM.

Felony Criminal Contempt Arrest

04-07-2018 @ 22:29,General,NPD,

On April 7th 2018 at approximately 9:01 PM 32 year old Adam Salvatore of Nassau, NY was arrested for the felony of Criminal Contempt in the first degree and Aggravated Harassment in the second degree after violating a duly issued order of protection. Mr. Salvatore was arraigned by Justice Michael Conway in Nassau Village Court and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. His next appearance date will be in Nassau Village Court on 4/10/2018 at 6:30 PM.


Drug Arrest

03-24-2018 @ 00:00,General,NPD,

On March 23rd 2018 at approximately 10:12 PM 31 year old Ryan Szablewski of Albany, NY was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree after a traffic stop. Mr. Szablewski was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for failing to stop at a stop sign on Malden Street. He was in possession of concentrated cannabis. The driver was in possession of marijuana and was ticketed as well. Mr. Szablewski was arrested then processed at Nassau Police Station and released on $150 police bail to appear in Nassau Village Court on 4/10/2018 at 6:30PM.

DWI Arrest

03-10-2018 @ 02:00,General,NPD,

On March 9th, 2018 at approximately 10:00 PM 35 year old Eugene Yankey of Pittsfield, MA was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Mr. Yankey was stopped for crossing the double yellow line on Albany Avenue. His BAC was 0.09% He was processed and released on $250 police bail with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 4/10/2018 at 6:30PM.

Domestic Incident Arrest

12-16-2017 @ 01:04,General,NPD,

On December 15th 2017 at approximately 8:28 PM 30 year old Lee Latham of Nassau, NY was arrested for Unlawful Imprisonment in the second degree and two counts of Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree after a domestic incident on Chatham Street. Mr. Latham was arraigned by Justice Michael Conway in Nassau Village Court and released on his own recognizance. A temporary full order of protection was issued to the victim. His next appearance date will be on 1/9/2018 at 6:30 PM.

Criminal Contempt/Drug Arrest

12-05-2017 @ 21:50,General,NPD,

On December 5th 2017 at approximately 4:48 PM 26 year old John Dickey of Nassau, NY was arrested for two counts of criminal contempt in the second degree. One count is for violating the order of protection on 12/4/2017 after being seen at the residence by Child Protective Services. The second charge is for violating the order of protection on today's date after being observed near the residence by an officer. He was also in possession of marijuana and charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Mr. Dickey was arraigned by Justice Michael Conway in Nassau Village Court and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail. His next appearance date will be on 1/9/2018 at 6:30 PM.


Felony Criminal Contempt/Domestic Arrest

12-03-2017 @ 20:41,General,NPD,

On December 3rd 2017 at approximately 2:42 PM 26 year old John Dickey of Nassau, NY was arrested for felony criminal contempt in the first degree, harassment in the second degree, reckless endangerment in the 2nd degree, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal mischief in the 4th degree after a domestic incident on Lake Avenue. Mr. Dickey was arraigned by Justice Michael Conway in Nassau Village Court and released on his own recognizance. A temporary full order of protection was issued to the victim and the child. His next appearance date will be on 12/5/2017 at 6:30 PM.

Felony DWAI Drugs Arrest/CPCS Arrest

12-03-2017 @ 01:14,General,NPD,

On December 2nd 2017 at approximately 7:09 PM 35 year old Crystal Bauer of East Greenbush, NY was arrested for DWAI Drugs on Church Street in the Village of Nassau. Having two prior convictions within the preceding 10 years makes this charge a class D felony. She is currently on probation for her previous conviction. Ms. Bauer was stopped for driving on an unsafe flat tire. She was processed at Nassau PD and arraigned by Justice Michael Conway in Nassau Village Court then remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail. Her next court appearance will be in Nassau Village Court 12/5/2017 at 6:30 PM.

The passenger in the vehicle, 36 year old, Anthony Melius of Averill Park, NY was arrested for 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree and 2 counts of Public Health Law violation of having a controlled substance in a non-original container. Mr. Melius was in possession of kolonopin and adderal. He also had a bench warrant out of Albany City Court for a sex offense. He was released on $100 police bail and turned over to Albany Police on the warrant. His next court appearance will be in Nassau Village Court on 1/9/2018 at 6:30 PM.

Felony DWI - Leandra's Law Arrest

12-02-2017 @ 01:07,General,NPD,

On December 1st 2017 at approximately 9:31 PM 44 year old Mathew Nark of Clifton Park, New York was arrested on Church Street in the Village of Nassau for Felony Aggravated DWI under “Leandra’s law”. Mr. Nark was stopped for speeding on Church Street. Upon stopping the vehicle it was observed there was a juvenile passenger in the vehicle, a 5 year old. Mr. Nark's BAC was 0.09%, he faces the following charges:

VTL §1192-2AB – Aggravated DWI: With a Child as passenger less 16 years old – Class E Felony
PL §260.10(1) - Endangering the welfare of a child - Class A Misdemeanor
VTL §1192-2 – DWI per se; .08% or more of alcohol in blood – Misdemeanor
VTL §1192-3 –DWI – Misdemeanor
VTL §1180-D – Speed in Zone - Traffic Infraction

Mr. Nark was released on $550 police bail with appearance and traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 1/9/2018 at 6:30 PM.

DWAI Drugs/Alcohol, Possession Arrest

11-24-2017 @ 23:59,General,NPD,

On November 24th 2017 at approximately 8:29 PM 51 year old Eric Braymer of Granville, NY was arrested for DWAI Combination Drugs/Alcohol, 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana after a traffic stop on Church St. Mr. Braymer was stopped for speeding. He was in possession of Acetaminophen and Oxycodone, concentrated cannabis and marijuana. He was processed and released with appearance and traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 12/5/2017 at 6:30 PM.


Felony Drug/Weapon/Obstruction/Resisting Arrest

10-29-2017 @ 04:53,General,NPD,

On October 28th 2017 at approximately 9:41 PM 21 year old Justin Morse of North Bennington, VT was arrested for Felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 4th degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th degree, 2 counts of Obstruction of Governmental Administration and Resisting Arrest after a traffic stop. Mr. Morse was a stopped for speeding on Church Street. He was in possession of over 3 pounds of several individually packaged candies containing concentrated cannabis, a dangerous knife, and $8, 014 dollars cash. A female passenger was observed in the front seat was suffering an apparent drug overdose. Officers requested Fire Rescue and EMS to respond to the scene. The arrested subject attempted to prevent officers from rendering aid, pinning an officers arm in the window of the vehicle and refusing to open the door. The arrested subject was removed from the vehicle then became combative with officers and was subsequently subdued by use of a TASER. The female was rendered aid and transported to the hospital. Mr. Morse was arraigned in the Nassau Village Court by Acting Judge Mark Greenburg and released on $3,000 bond. His next appearance in Nassau Village Court will be on 11/14/2017 at 6:30PM.

DWI Arrest

10-07-2017 @ 01:14,General,NPD,

On October 6th 2017 at approximately 9:58 PM 54 year old Bruce Chinault of Sanston, VA was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Mr. Chinault was stopped for crossing the double yellow line on Church Street. His BAC was 0.13% He was processed and released on $200 police bail with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 11/14/2017 at 6:30PM.