ALBANY COUNTY — Josephine Nakajigo, 40, of Voorheesville was among nine people in Albany County arrested this week for welfare fraud, county spokeswoman Mary Rozak said on Wednesday.

Richard Sherwood

Asked by The Enterprise how much Sherwood has forfeited to date, Assistant United States Attorney Michael Barnett said that that information is not public and that it is also not knowable at this point, since many of Sherwood’s forfeited assets are bank and brokerage accounts, whose value can fluctuate. Barnett added, “I can say it does not equate to what was stolen.” 

Arthur Nebe

ALBANY COUNTY — A man who was speeding on the Northway in Guilderland last October was sentenced to state prison on Thursday for driving drunk.

Cameron Dobbs

GUILDERLAND — The New York State Police are looking for a Guilderland man suspected of fraudulent banking activities throughout the Capital Region.

ALBANY COUNTY — Justin Balicki, 26, of Albany, pleaded guilty to first-degree vehicular assault, a felony, for a car crash in Guilderland in May.

He appeared before Judge William A. Carter in Albany County Court on Thursday morning.

In federal court on Wednesday, Thomas Lagan, the former business partner and co-conspirator of Guilderland town judge Richard Sherwood, pleaded guilty to money-laundering and tax charges.

An investigation is still ongoing, police say, and forensic analysis of some items may lead to further charges against a 33-year-old Knox man who has been arrested for sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl.

GUILDERLAND — After a car chase followed by a chase on foot, New York State Troopers arrested three young men in the early-morning hours of Sunday, July 28.

A release from the state police says events unfolded this way:

When police checked a residence the 22-year-old was known to frequent, he jumped out of a window in the back and ran to the woods

Keith Edwards

Among the charges against Keith R. Edwards were two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, meaning two children were present.


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