Community service can turn a young man’s life around, the town's supervisor says.

Smash-and-grab thieves have been targeting valuable items left in locked cars in the parking lots of YMCAs from Delmar to Glens Falls, police say.

GUILDERLAND — Stanislav Petkevichus, 28, of Guilderland, pleaded guilty on Oct. 27 to conspiring to distribute oxycodone, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

BETHLEHEM — Kevin Popp of Delmar was sentenced Tuesday to one-and-a-third to four years in State Prison before Judge Stephen W. Herrick in Albany County Court. On Sept. 27, Popp had pleaded guilty to one count of driving while intoxicated, a felony.

Antwan Henry of Rensselaer faces two felony charges of driving while intoxicated, one under Leandra’s Law and one for having a previous conviction.

Guilderland Police responded to Crossgates Mall on Oct. 12 for a report of a shoplifter at the Hollister store, and wound up stopping an assault on four Hollister security officers.

After residents had complained that “illegal business was being conducted” at the spa, it was put under police surveillance.

A Troy man who had a loaded handgun and other weapons in his car, discovered during a traffic stop in New Scotland, has pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Douglas Brundige, 38, pleaded to the felony before Judge Thomas A. Breslin in Albany County Supreme Court on July 1.

The arrest of a 30-year-old man from Voorheesville for drunk driving after a one-car accident on the Northway led to minor injury to the investigating State Trooper.  


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