Guilderland Police Department

On Tuesday evening at Tawasentha Park, the Guilderland Police Department put on the 10th annual National Night Out that meant to encourage crime prevention, which included a bounce house, pony rides, a petting zoo, games, and demonstrations.

The drivers of both vehicles were taken to hospitals, said Deputy Chief Curtis Cox of the Guilderland Police. 

GUILDERLAND —  Family and educators describe a relatively isolated young woman who struggled with depression, her child with social challenges but no diagnosis of any learning disabilities, and a man who loved them both but was in declining health.

GUILDERLAND —  On Friday, May 17, a mother shot her 5-year-old daughter before shooting herself at 169 Schoolhouse Road, according to a Saturday-afternoon release from Guilderland Police.

Caitlin Melville, 27, the mother, lived at that address with her daughter, who had been a kindergartner at Westmere Elementary School.

A historic home on Nott Road and its family cemetery have a connection to Guilderland’s earliest local government, the Revolutionary War, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Last Friday, at the Dunkin Donuts on Western Avenue in Guilderland. The Guilderland Police Department helped raised funds for the Special Olympics. The police officers were supposed to be on the roofs as well but the Guilderland location's roof was unsafe for the officers.

It was the 9th Annual National Night Out put on by the Guilderland Police Department as they hosted the event, at Tawasentha Park on Tuesday evening, in efforts to bring the community together.

Guilderland Police closed off School Road in Guilderland Center from the firehouse to just past the entrance to the high school Thursday mid-morning after a car drove into a utility pole across from the school.

GUILDERLAND — Jamal Linton, whom police call the ringleader in a counterfeit credit-card scheme at Crossgates Mall in Guilderland, was sentenced on July 5 to one-and-a-third to four years in state prison.

Linton, 28, of Brooklyn, appeared in Albany County Court before Judge Peter Lynch.

GUILDERLAND — A New Hampshire woman, Brenda Badillo-Vasquez, was charged on June 30 under Leandra’s Law.


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