GLENS FALLS — Stewart’s Shops convenience store on Broad Street in Glens Falls was robbed at 6 a.m. Saturday morning, according to Glens Falls police.
The suspect demanded money, but a female clerk did not comply. The alleged robber took cigarettes before fleeing, police said.
According to Glens Falls Police Det. Sgt Kyle Diamond, police are searching for a white male, about 6-feet-3-inches tall, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt with a gun in the pocket. The suspect was last seen on foot on Broad Street, Diamond said.
Man accused of animal neglect
HEBRON — A Hebron man has been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty for allegedly neglecting livestock that were being kept at a farm on Higgins Road in Hebron.
Jeremy Wood, 30, was arrested Thursday by State Police after an investigation that began in December when a visitor to a property found chickens and sheep that had died.
He is accused of failing to provide them proper food and water, and police said the investigation was continuing with more charges possible.
Wood was released pending prosecution in Hebron Town Court.
Man charged after fatal crash
A man from Crown Point was charged with driving under the influence of drugs Friday after a fatal crash on Route 22A in western Vermont, according to police.
Ian Labounty, 28, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and gross negligent operation with a death resulting after a two-car collision in the town of Addison on Friday morning, Vermont State Police said in a news release.
Police said Labounty suffered minor injuries from the 6:55 a.m. crash near Carr Road.
He told troopers he fell asleep as he drove north and veered into the oncoming lane, where his Subaru collided with a Honda driven by Cecile Druzba, 57, of South Burlington, Vt., according to the news release. Druzba died from her injuries. A passenger in her vehicle suffered minor injuries.
A blood sample was taken to determine what, if any, drugs were in Labounty’s system, police said. He was released pending prosecution.