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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 Leandras 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.

DWI Arrest

09-29-2017 @ 23:44,General,NPD,

On September 29th 2017 at approximately 9:39 PM 22 year old Nicholas Ambery of Albany, NY was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Mr. Ambery was stopped for speeding on Church Street. His BAC was 0.09% He was processed and released with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 10/10/2017 at 6:30PM.

Felony Criminal Possession of Stolen Property Arrest

08-30-2017 @ 20:54,General,NPD,

On August 30th 2017 at approximately 4:30 PM Joshua Flach of Ravena, NY was arrested for the felony of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 2nd Degree. In late March of this year, Mr Flach had stolen an excavator from New Hampshire and was en route back to his home when he had trouble with his trailer. He had left the trailer and excavator on a third party's property in the Village of Nassau and never returned to retrieve it. The property owner became suspicious and alerted the Village of Nassau Police Department. Through an investigation it was learned that Mr. Flach had committed crimes throughout the region. Mr. Flach surrendered himself to the New York State Police and Village of Nassau Police. He was arraigned on the Nassau and State Police charges in the Town of Schagticoke Court by Judge Thomas and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail with no bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9/1/2017 at 2 PM.

Criminal Possession of Marijuana Arrest

08-19-2017 @ 21:00,General,NPD,

On August 19th 2017 at approximately 6:01 PM 29 year old Chelsea Ryll of Ascutney, VT was arrested for Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 4th degree after a traffic stop. Ms. Ryll was stopped for speeding on Chatham Street. She was in possession of approximately 6.9 ounces of marijuana in the form of edibles and marijuana as well as $780 cash. Ms. Ryll was arrested and processed at Nassau PD and released on $500 police bail with an appearance ticket and traffic ticket. Her next court appearance is 9/5/2017 at 6:30 PM. The passenger in the vehicle was also ticketed for having an open container of an alcoholic beverage in the vehicle.

Felony Strangulation Arrest

08-11-2017 @ 01:00,General,NPD,

On August 10th 2017 at approximately 8:03 PM 17 year old Brian McGuire of Nassau, NY was arrested for Strangulation in the second degree, Assault in the third degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child in the area of Griswald Street in the Village of Nassau. Mr. McGuire assaulted a 12 year old. He was arraigned by Town of Schodack Justice Paul Peter and released to Rensselaer County Probation day reporting. His next court appearance will be in Village of Nassau Court on 8/15/2017 at 6:30 PM. An order of protection was issued to the victim.

Felony Embezzlement Arrest

08-09-2017 @ 21:00,General,NPD,

On August 9th 2017 at approximately 6:30 PM 38 year old Phillip Bonfante of Schenectady, NY was arrested for Grand Larceny in the 3rd degree after an investigation by the Village of Nassau Police. Mr. Bonfante was the treasurer for the Nassau Baseball Association between 2013 and 2015. After his term, an audit was completed, there were some discrepancies discovered in the financial records. During the course of his tenure as treasurer, Mr Bonfante had written himself checks and used the Nassau Baseball Association debit card for purchases that were unauthorized, totaling in the amount of $4,366.32. After a warrant was issued, Mr. Bonfante turned himself in to Village of Nassau police officers and was arraigned before the Town of Schodack Justice Paul Peter. He was released to Rensselaer County Probation day reporting. His next court appearance will be at the Town of Schodack Justice Court on 9/6/2017 at 6:00 PM.

Under 21 DWI Arrest

07-30-2017 @ 00:02,General,NPD,

On July 29th 2017 at approximately 10:06 PM 19 year old Kaydn Barber of Valdosta, GA was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Mr. Barber was stopped for crossing the double yellow line on Albany Avenue. His BAC was 0.08% He was processed and released on $250 police bail with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 8/15/2017 at 6:30PM.

Drug Arrests

07-22-2017 @ 00:00,General,NPD,

On July 21st 2017 at approximately 10:55 PM 23 year old Crystal Hunter of Castleton, NY was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Controlled Substance in a non-original container after a traffic stop on Church Street. Ms. Hunter was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for speeding on Church Street as well as having an unsafe tire. Ms. Hunter was in possession of 5 pills of acetaminophen and hydrocodone and a small quantity of marijuana. She was arrested then processed at the Nassau Police Station. The operator of the vehicle was also arrested for Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. They were released with traffic and appearance tickets to appear in the Village of Nassau Court on 8/15/2017 at 6:30 pm.

DWI Arrest

06-30-2017 @ 00:00,General,NPD,

On June 29th 2017 at approximately 9:51 PM 65 year old Michael Crosby of East Nassau, NY was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Mr. Crosby was stopped for having inadequate headlights on his vehicle while traveling on Church Street. His BAC was 0.16% He was processed and released with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 8/15/2017 at 6:30PM.

K9 Jaxx located two lost teens

05-28-2017 @ 18:31,General,NPD,

On May 28th, 2016 at approximately 11:30 AM, K9 Officer Bunney and K9 Jaxx responded to assist Schodack Police in the area of Clove Road for a call to locate two lost teens. The teens had entered the woods and became lost and unable to find their way out. They had called 911 and dispatch was able to approximate their location, K9 Jaxx picked up their scent where they entered the woods and was able to locate them. Officers were then able to escort the teens to safety.

DWAI Arrest

05-27-2017 @ 16:14,General,NPD,

On May 27th 2017 at approximately 2:37 PM 33 year old Sean Comiskey of Schodack, NY was arrested for DWAI after a traffic stop. Mr. Comiskey was stopped for having tinted windows and using a hand held electronic device while operating a motor vehicle on Albany Avenue. His BAC was 0.07% He was processed at Nassau Police Station and released with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 6/6/2016 at 6:30PM.

Drugs & Weapon Arrest

05-27-2017 @ 00:20,General,NPD,

On May 26th 2017 at approximately 9:43 PM Jacob Blair of Nassau, NY was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th Degree and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Mr. Blair was stopped for inadequate exhaust as well as fail to dim high beams. Mr Blair was in possession of approximately 10 hits of LSD (sour patch gummies laced with LSD), concentrated cannabis, marijuana paraphernalia and a dagger. He was released with appearance and traffic tickets to appear in Village of Nassau Court on 6/6/2017 at 6:30 PM.

DWI Arrest

04-14-2017 @ 23:46,General,NPD,

On April 14th 2017 at approximately 9:30 PM 49 year old Michael Rosenthal of Glenmont, NY was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Mr. Rosenthal was stopped for speeding on Church Street and having tinted windows. His BAC was 0.17% He was processed and released with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 5/9/2017 at 6:30PM.


DWI Arrest

03-11-2017 @ 19:48,General,NPD,

On March 11th 2017 at approximately 5:19 PM 37 year old Andrew Noble of Pittsfield, MA was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Mr. Noble was stopped for having tinted windows. His BAC was 0.13% He was processed at Nassau Police Station and released on $200 police bail with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 4/11/2017 at 6:30PM.

Felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation Arrest

02-24-2017 @ 22:00,General,NPD,

On February 24th 2016 at approximately 7:18 PM 36 year old Johnnie Alexander of Danbury, CT was arrested for the felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 1st degree after a traffic stop. Mr. Alexander was stopped for speeding on Church Street. His license had 12 suspensions on 11 different dates for failing to answer or pay tickets in various jurisdictions around the New York City area. He was arrested then processed at Nassau Police Station and released on $750 police bail with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 3/14/2017 at 6:30PM.


Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance Arrest

02-19-2017 @ 21:41,General,NPD,

On February 19th 2016 at approximately 5:22 PM 24 year old Matthew Jacob of Pittsfield, MA was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance after a traffic stop. Mr. Jacob was stopped for operating a motor vehicle while using a portable electronic device on Albany Avenue. 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 3/14/2017 at 6:30PM.

DWI/Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance Arrest

02-06-2017 @ 15:59,General,NPD,

On February 4th 2016 at approximately 9:59 PM 27 year old David Yakel of Wynantskill, NY was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Mr. Yakel was stopped for speeding and having a license plate lamp out. His BAC was 0.11% He was also in possession of a controlled substance, Tramidol, at the time of the arrest. He was processed at Nassau Police Station then released with appearance and traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 3/14/2016 at 6:30PM.


Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance Arrest

12-28-2016 @ 03:29,General,NPD,

On December 27th 2016 at approximately 11:15 PM 20 year old Cole Laugran of Pittsfield, MA was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree after a traffic stop. Mr. Laugran was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for speeding. He was in possession of concentrated cannabis. He was also charged with Possession of alcohol under 21. He was processed at Nassau Police Station and released on $100 police bail with traffic and appearance tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 1/10/2017 at 6:30PM.