Man facing charges in three towns
WILTON — A Malta man was arrested on Friday for crimes including the alleged theft of a vehicle.
The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office responded to a larceny complaint at the town of Wilton on Nov. 11 at about 3:45 p.m. As a result of the investigation, 43-year-old Timothy A. Martin was charged with misdemeanor counts of petit larceny and second-degree criminal contempt, according to a news release.
Police determined that Martin had outstanding warrants from both Moreau and Saratoga.
In Moreau, Martin is facing charges of felony first-degree criminal contempt and misdemeanors of third-degree assault, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and fourth-degree criminal mischief for an alleged crime that took place in October, police said.
He is also facing a fourth-degree grand larceny charge for allegedly stealing a vehicle from a residence in the town of Saratoga in July.
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Martin was arraigned in Northumberland Town Court and sent without bail to Saratoga County Jail.
Man charged with violating order
QUEENSBURY — A Hudson Falls man has been arrested for allegedly violating an order of protection.
Everetton I. Newman, 26, is accused of threatening the victim during a verbal argument in Queensbury on Oct. 27, according to police.
Newman was arrested during a traffic stop on Friday in Glens Falls.
He was charged with felony first-degree criminal contempt. He was arraigned in Warren County Centralized Arraignment Court and sent to Warren County Jail on bail of $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.
Prison contraband arrest made
FORT ANN — An Albany woman was arrested on Saturday after police said she tried to smuggle drugs into the Washington Correctional Facility.
Quadaya M. Brandon, 32, is accused of attempting to enter the state-run medium-security prison in Fort Ann with about 98 buprenorphine strips.
Buprenorphine is a type of pain medication.
Brandon was charged with felony counts of first-degree introducing dangerous contraband and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell.
She was sent to Washington County Jail to await arraignment.