Multiple agencies break crime ring focused on elderly
After a nearly seven-month-long investigation, members of a countywide hate crime ring targeting the elderly were arrested and arraigned, just in time for Elder Abuse Awareness Month.
Chief of Police Heider retires, Teale sworn in as new chief
A Colonie Police Department Public Safety Dispatcher was arrested by Colonie police Wednesday, June 24, for alleged involvement in a sexual offense.
Colonie police arrested Craig R. Tarbox for felony sexual abuse in the first degree after a month-long investigation into his alleged sexual contact with a 7-year-old boy.
Colonie police are investigating Monday's fatal hit and run incident
Colonie police are investigating a fatal hit and run incident. A local woman was hit around 8:15 p.m., on Monday, April 13, and police are asking anyone who may have more information contact the department.
Owner of motels agrees to tear down buildings for all fines excused
Skylane and Blu-Bell owner Alex Patel agreed to demolish the two motels after hundreds of violations were found over one year ago.
Joseph Cranker, of Altamont, pleaded guilty to criminal mischief in the second degree, a felony, in Albany County Court Thursday, March 5, according to District Attorney David Soares.
Court grants motel owner three more weeks to gather finances, paperwork
The court awarded the owner of Skyland and Blu-Bell motels another three weeks to gather paperwork and finances despite protest from the Town of Colonie who had agreed to a similar adjournment six weeks ago.
A North Colonie School District teacher aide was arrested late Monday night for inappropriate conduct and forcible touching of a student.
Four Easton, Pa., residents are facing felony charges after Colonie police received a call of four shots fired on Arcadia Court Sunday night, Jan. 11.
A Guilderland man was arrested on child pornography charges after an ongoing investigation traced his Internet Protocol address.
Albany police arrested 10 women working out of four Asian massage spas in the Town of Colonie following an Albany County Sheriff’s Office investigation into potential human trafficking.
Two men are facing felony drug charges after police allegedly found them to be in possession of heroin.
A 36-year-old Albany woman was sentenced in Albany County Court on Tuesday, Jan. 6, to serve one-year-and-four-months to four years in state prison for attempted criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree.
Tyrone Allington, 50, already serving time in state prison, was sentenced in Albany County Court on Thursday, Jan. 8, to two-and-a-half to five years in prison for felony identity theft.