BERNE — John Morwin, 42, of Schenectady, was sentenced on Nov. 10 in Berne Town Court to 30 days in jail and three years of probation for first-offense driving while intoxicated, according to a release by the Albany County District Attorney’s office.

ALTAMONT — The arrest of a village resident for stealing 200 pounds of meat from the Altamont fairgrounds is pending results of a fingerprint comparison, Altamont Police said this week.

BERNE — Timothy M. David was arrested this month for a rape police say happened the week of the Altamont Fair in August.

David, 25, of 1721 Helderberg Trail, was charged with third-degree rape, a felony, and with sexual misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors.

GUILDERLAND — Police in Mississippi and Texas have been as stymied as police here in solving brutal murders of Chinese families.

The houses at 1848 and 1846 Western Avenue, where a family was murdered inside one year ago, are up for sale after being bought and renovated by three investors, including Flerida Santana Johnas.

While the officers were speaking to Franz, a quantity of cocaine, packaged for distribution, was observed in plain view by the driver’s side seat.

GUILDERLAND — A Queensbury man with business dealings in Guilderland was arrested last week for allegedly stealing over $1 million from investors.

Defense attorney Paul Van Ryn complained that a witness changed her story so he wasn't able to prepare for the trial held in Berne on June 15.

GUILDERLAND — A Utica man was sentenced to seven years in state prison on Friday in Albany County Court for possession of cocaine.

GUILDERLAND — An Amsterdam man was arrested last week five months after he allegedly robbed a convenience store at gunpoint.

Gregory J. Lavallo, 25, of 12 McNeir Ave., Amsterdam, was arrested at the Guilderland Police Department on June 4, after a joint investigation between Guilderland and the Rotterdam Police Department.


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