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Felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance Arrest

07-30-2016 @ 02:51,General,NPD,

On July 29th 2016 at approximately 11:10 PM 31 year old Michael Congemi of Nassau, NY was arrested for Felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 5th degree after a traffic stop. Mr. Congemi was a stopped for speeding on Chatham Street. He was in possession of approximately 600 milligrams of cocaine. He was also charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th degree and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Mr. Congemi was arraigned in the Nassau Village Court by Judge Michael Conway and released to probation. His next appearance in Nassau Village Court will be on 8/9/2016 at 6:30PM.

Criminal Obstruction of Breathing Warrant Arrest

07-23-2016 @ 20:43,General,NPD,

On July 23rd 2016 at approximately 5:30 AM 30 year old Gregory Micklas of Schagticoke, NY was arrested on an arrest warrant issued by the Troy City Court for Criminal Obstruction of Breathing. Mr. Micklas had come to the police station to pick up his girlfriend, Cheyenne Templeton after she had been processed from her arrest earlier. He was taken into custody and turned over to the City of Troy Police Department.

Family Court Warrant Arrest

07-23-2016 @ 20:33,General,NPD,

On July 22nd 2016 at approximately 11:21 PM 44 year old Christopher Rivera of Troy, NY was arrested after a traffic stop on an arrest warrant issued by the Rensselaer County Family Court for failure to pay child support and child neglect. Mr. Rivera was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for having no front plate on Albany Avenue. He was taken into custody and turned over to the Rensselaer County Sheriff's Office.

Driving After Consumption of Alcohol while under 21 detention

07-23-2016 @ 20:27,General,NPD,

On July 23rd 2016 at approximately 1:37 AM 18 year old Cheyenne Templeton of Schagticoke, NY was arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation in the second degree and detained for driving after consumption of alcohol while under 21. Ms. Templeton was stopped for speeding and having a loud exhaust on Chatham Street. There were 4 others in the vehicle with ages ranging from 15 to 23. A passenger was issued an open container of alcohol ticket. Ms. Templeton's BAC was 0.05% Her license will be suspended for 6 months by DMV for driving after consumption of alcohol while under 21. She was released on $140 police bail with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 8/9/2016 at 6:30PM.


DWI Arrest

07-09-2016 @ 22:50,General,NPD,

On July 9th 2016 at approximately 9:37 PM 43 year old Charles Lockenwitz of Sheffield, MA was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Mr. Lockenwitz was stopped for speeding on Albany Avenue. His BAC was 0.12% He was released on $140 police bail with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 7/12/2016 at 6:30PM.



Domestic Dispute Arrest

07-04-2016 @ 23:00,General,NPD,

On July 4th, 2016 at approximately 4:11 pm Pearl Ciccolella of Nassau, NY was charged with Petit Larceny and Misapplication of Property after a domestic dispute with her boyfriend. Her boyfriend was attempting to leave in his car when she allegedly took the keys and threw them the woods. Ms. Ciccolella was processed and released at Nassau PD with appearance tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 7/12/2016 at 6:30 PM.

K9 Yazzo located unconscious suicidal man in dense wooded area

06-09-2016 @ 22:30,General,NPD,

On June 9th, 2016 at approximately 7:00 PM, K9 Officer Bunney and K9 Yazzo were requested to respond to Grafton, NY to assist locating a man who attempted to take his own life. Earlier, having been involved in a domestic dispute, the man ingested a large amount of pills and made a statement he would not be seen alive again. He then went into a dense wooded area. K9 Yazzo was able to lead Nassau Police K9 Officer Bunney and members of the New York State Police and Rensselaer County Sheriff's Department to the man. The man had walked approximately 2 miles into the dense woods and had secluded himself between a few logs and boulders, in an apparent attempt not to be found. The man was discovered unconscious. An EMT trained Sheriff's Deputy was able to administer Narcan in an attempt to reverse the effects from the ingested pills. Officers were then able to have the New York State Police helicopter direct the responding Fire and EMS agencies to their location in the woods. The man was transported to the hospital for further treatment.

DWAI Drugs Arrest

05-21-2016 @ 02:00,General,NPD,

On May 20th 2016 at approximately 10:08 PM 26 year old Sarah Maschino of Pittsfield, MA was arrested for DWAI Drugs on Albany Avenue in the Village of Nassau. Officers received a complaint from a motorist about Ms. Maschino's driving on Church Street in the Village. Officers observed the vehicle swerving on Albany Avenue. Ms. Maschino admitted using heroin prior to driving. She was arrested and processed at Nassau PD then released on $240 police bail with a traffic ticket to appear in Nassau Village Court on 6/14/2016 at 6:30 PM.

Drug Possession Arrest

05-06-2016 @ 21:00,General,NPD,

On May 6th 2016 at approximately 7:34 PM 38 year old Sasha Feliciano of Pittsfield, MA was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree after a traffic stop. Ms. Feliciano was found to be in possession of oxycodone without a prescription. She was stopped for a window tint violation on Church Street in the Village of Nassau. She was also charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the second degree and possession of a controlled substance in a non-original container then released on $500 police bail with appearance and traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 6/14/2016 at 6:30 pm.

DWAI Drugs Arrest

04-15-2016 @ 19:00,General,NPD,

On April 15th 2016 at approximately 5:03 PM 54 year old Cindy Dudley of Nassau, NY was arrested for DWAI Drugs on Albany Avenue in the Village of Nassau. Officers received a complaint from two citizens about Ms. Dudley's driving on Chatham Street in the Village. The citizens followed her until she came to a stop in a parking lot off of Albany Avenue in the Village and remained there until officers arrived. She was processed at Nassau PD and released with a ticket to appear in Village Court on 5/10/2016 at 6:30 PM.


DWAI Drugs Arrest

04-09-2016 @ 02:00,General,NPD,

On April 8th 2016 at approximately 10:30 PM 19 year old Ashley Morehouse of Valatie, NY was arrested for DWAI Drugs at Cumberland Farms on Chatham Street in the Village of Nassau. She was processed at Nassau PD and released with tickets to appear in Village Court on 5/10/2016 at 6:30 PM. An appearance ticket was also issued for violating a local law for littering.

Felony Arrest Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

04-02-2016 @ 02:00,General,NPD,

On April 1st 2016 at 8:00 PM 42 year old Christopher Kowalski of Pittsfield, Massachusetts was arrested for the Felony of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender. Mr. Kowalski had registered with the Village of Nassau Police in early 2015 and had moved without notifying the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services. Nassau Police obtained an arrest warrant. Once Mr. Kowalski learned there was a warrant for his arrest he turned himself into the Pittsfield Police Department. After appearing before a Judge in Massachusetts, he waived his extradition. Mr. Kowalski processed at Nassau Police Station and arraigned before Village Justice Michael Conway in the Village of Nassau Court and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $7,500 bail. His next court appearance will be 4/5/2016 at 6:30 PM. The US Marshalls Service assisted with the investigation and apprehension.


Fugitive From Justice/False Personation Arrest

03-20-2016 @ 09:00,General,NPD,

On March 19th 2015 at approximately 11:09 PM 29 year old Raymond Scott of Pittsfield, MA was arrested for False Personation and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana after a traffic stop on Church Street in the Village of Nassau. Mr. Scott was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for speeding on Albany Avenue. There was an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Mr. Scott had no identification on his person and provided officers with a fictitious name and date of birth. Mr. Scott was positively identified through fingerprints. It was determined he had an active warrant in the State of Pennsylvania for failing to comply with his sentence for a Felony Controlled Substance charge. Mr. Scott was arraigned by Acting Justice Mark Greenberg in the Village of Nassau Court and remanded to the Rensselaer County Jail without bail awaiting extradition to Pennsylvania.

DWI Arrest

03-05-2016 @ 05:30,General,NPD,

On March 4th 2016 at approximately 10:06 PM 29 year old Christopher Wells of Nassau, NY was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop. Mr. Wells was stopped for using an electronic device while operating a motor vehicle and inadequate muffler on Albany Avenue. His BAC was 0.10% He was released with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on 3/8/2016 at 6:30PM.


Felony Drug Possession Arrest

02-27-2016 @ 03:30,General,NPD,

On February 26th 2016 at approximately 11:21 PM 29 year old Jocelyn Kindred of Pittsfield, MA was arrested for 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, 2 counts of Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd degree and endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Albany Avenue in the Village of Nassau. Ms Kindred was stopped for having a break light out. Ms. Kindred was in possession of approximately 25.2 grams of crack cocaine, intending to sell it. She was also in possession of cash, two digital pocket scales, approximately 3 grams of marijuana and small plastic bags. These Items were located within reach of a 5 year old child in the vehicle. Officers notified Child Protection Services. Ms. Kindred was arraigned before Justice Michael Conway in Village of Nassau Court and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $7,500 Bail. Her next court appearance will be 3/8/2016 at 6:30 PM.

DWI Arrest

01-16-2016 @ 07:00,General,NPD,

On January 15th 2016 at about 10:44 PM 31 year old Calvin Jackson of Delmar, New York was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop on Albany Avenue in the Village of Nassau. Mr. Jackson was stopped for speeding, failing to dim high beams, and fail to keep right on Church Street. Mr. Jackson was arrested and processed at Nassau Police Station. Mr. Jackson was arraigned by Acting Village Justice Greenberg in Nassau Village Court and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail. His next court appearance will be on February 9th 2015 at 6:30 PM. He was also charged with Open Container of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Mr. Jackson's BAC was 0.12%.

Criminal Possession of a Weapon Arrest

12-27-2015 @ 02:30,General,NPD,

On December 26th 2015 at approximately 7:50 PM 22 year old Juan Santana of Cohoes, NY was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th degree and unlawful possession of marijuana after a traffic stop for speeding on Church Street in the Village of Nassau. Mr. Santana was in possession of a metal knuckle knife and a small quantity of marijuana. Mr. Santana was released on $250 police bail with appearance tickets to appear in the Village of Nassau Court on 1/12/2016.


Aggravated DWI Arrest

09-27-2015 @ 05:30,General,NPD,

On September 26th 2015 at about 11:30 PM 40 year old Shawn Weaver of Schodack, New York was arrested for Aggravated DWI at Stewart's on Albany Avenue in the Village of Nassau. Officers were at Stewart's assisting a clerk with a vehicle lockout and observed Mr. Weaver in his vehicle passed out with the keys in the ignition. Several open containers of an alcoholic beverage were also observed in the vehicle. Mr. Weaver was arrested and processed at Nassau Police Station and released to a sober third party with traffic tickets to appear in Nassau Village Court on November 10th 2015 at 6:30 PM. He was also charged with Unregistered Motor Vehicle and Open Container of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle. Mr. Weaver's BAC was 0.22%.

Felony Criminal Weapons Possession Arrest

09-02-2015 @ 02:00,General,NPD,

On September 1st 2015 at approximately 7:30 PM 34 year old Cory Saddlemire of Nassau, NY was arrested for 6 counts of Felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd degree. Officers were called to his residence on Lake Avenue in the Village of Nassau for a civil property retrieval and observed several illegal weapons in the residence. Mr. Saddlemire was in possession of a metal knuckle knife, a cane sword, a dagger, nun-chucks, a dangerous knife and a bludgeon. Since he had previously been convicted of a crime, having possession of these weapons upgrades the charge to a felony. Officers also secured several firearms from the residence belonging to Mr. Saddlemire to be turned over to the ATF for federal prosecution in violation of an order of protection. Mr. Saddlemire was arraigned in the Village of Nassau Court by Village Justice Michael Conway and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $15,000 bail, his next court appearance will be 9/8/2015 at 6:30 PM.

Endangering the Welfare of a Child/Disorderly Conduct Arrest

08-22-2015 @ 08:02,General,NPD,

On August 21st 2015 at approximately 11:36 PM 51 year old Joanne Farrell of Rensselaer, NY was arrested for 2 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and 2 counts of Disorderly Conduct. Ms. Farrell engaged in an argument with a clerk in the parking lot at the Cumberland Farms in the Village of Nassau. After being advised to leave the property by the clerk and refusing to do so, officers advised Ms Farrell and her husband to leave the property. Ms. Farrell was arrested after using obscene language in the presence of 2 minor children and making unreasonable noise. Ms. Farrell was arraigned before Justice Paul Peter in the Town of Schodack Justice Court and released on her own recognizance to appear in Nassau Village Court on 9/8/2015 at 6:30 PM.

CPW 4th/CPCS 7th Arrest

08-22-2015 @ 08:01,General,NPD,

On August 21st 2015 at approximately 10:15 PM 24 year old Lindsay Lancton of Pittsfield, MA was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th and unlawful possession of marijuana after a traffic stop at Cumberland Farms in the Village of Nassau. Ms. Lancton was stopped for parking in a handicapped parking space. Ms. Lancton was in possession of half a gram of crack cocaine, an electric stun gun and a small quantity of marijuana. Ms. Lancton was released on $500 police bail with appearance tickets to appear in the Village of Nassau Court on 9/8/2015.


Felony Gun/Controlled Substance Arrest

08-22-2015 @ 08:00,General,NPD,

On August 21st 2015 at approximately 10:15 PM 24 year old Damion Latange of Pittsfield, MA was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th after a traffic stop at Cumberland Farms in the Village of Nassau. Mr. Latange was a passenger in a vehicle detained for parking in a handicapped parking space. Mr. Latange was in possession of a loaded .22 caliber revolver, cash and approximately 3.5 grams of crack cocaine individually packaged with the intent to sell it. Mr. Latange was arraigned before Justice Paul Peter in the Town of Schodack Justice Court and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $25,000 Bail. His next court appearance will be 9/8/2015 at 6:30 PM.



Felony DWAI Drugs Arrest

08-11-2015 @ 01:00,General,NPD,

On August 10th 2015 at 6:32 PM 36 year old Charles Smith of Rotterdam, NY was arrested for Felony DWAI Drugs after a traffic stop. Mr. Smith was stopped for failing to keep right on John Street in the Village of Nassau. He was also charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 1st Degree(Felony), Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 2nd Degree(Misdemeanor), and Unlicensed Operation(Traffic Infraction). Mr. Smith was arraigned by Nassau Village Justice Mark Greenberg and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail without bail. Mr. Smith's next appearance will be in Nassau Village Court on 8/11/2015 at 6:00 pm.

Felony DWI - Leandra's Law Arrest

08-07-2015 @ 01:00,General,NPD,

On August 6th 2015 at approximately 10:03 PM officers arrested 23 year old Charles Miller of Schenectady, NY for Felony Aggravated DWI under Leandras Law. Mr. Miller was stopped for dazzling headlights and no plate lamp on Albany Avenue. Upon stopping the vehicle it was observed there was a juvenile passenger in the vehicle, a 5 year old. Mr. Millers 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 1192-2A DWI per se; .08% or more of alcohol in blood Misdemeanor
VTL 1192-3 DWI Misdemeanor
VTL 375-2b Dazzling headlights - Traffic Infraction
VTL 375-2a4 No plate lamp - Traffic Infraction

Mr. Miller was arraigned in the Village of Nassau Court by Village Justice Michael Conway and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $1,500 bail, his next court appearance will be 9/8/2015 at 6:30 PM.

DWAI Drugs Arrest

08-02-2015 @ 05:00,General,NPD,

On August 1st 2015 at approximately 10:47 PM 48 year old Randy Sherlock of Milford, PA was arrested for DWAI Drugs after a traffic stop on Albany Avenue. He was stopped for having no license plates. Mr. Sherlock was under the influence of marijuana while operating a motor vehicle. He was also charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree and unlawful possession of marijuana. He was arraigned by Town of Schodack Justice Paul Peter and released on $500 cash bail to appear in Village Court on 8/4/2015 at 6:30 PM.