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Thanks, Chief

Chief of Police Heider retires, Teale sworn in as new chief

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Police: Driver had pound of marijuana

State Police stopped a vehicle at Exit 25 on I-90 for multiple traffic infractions and found the driver to allegedly be in possession of approximately one pound of marijuana.

State Police kick off holiday ‘Drive Sober’ campaign

State Police are participating again in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which started on Friday and continues through New Year’s Day.

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Guilderland police first to receive state heroin antidote funds [video]

A.G. Schneiderman kicks off Community Overdose Prevention program awards

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman kicked off the first round of awards at Guilderland Town Hall on Tuesday, May 6. Guilderland police received $2,100 to fully reimburse equipping and training 35 officers to use naloxone kits.

Police warn warmer weather brings driveway scammers

A prevalent scam during the spring typically involves a traveling asphalt paving crew offering a low-price opportunity to pave a homeowner’s driveway, according to police. Sealing scams can be similar to paving scams, police said, but sometimes the scammer will appear to have properly sealed the driveway.

Police search for scam suspects

Colonie police are looking for three people they say have fraudulently sought loans from local credit unions this month.

State Police initiative aims to keep thruway safe

State Police and the state Thruway Authority on Wednesday, Aug. 21, announced the initiative “Operation Summer Brake” will begin Monday, Aug. 26, and continue through Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2.

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Schenectady man sentenced to 10 years for Best Western robbery

A Schenectady man was sentenced to 10 years in State Prison after robbing a motel in Colonie this February, District Attorney P. David Soares announced Tuesday.

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State raises bar on distracted driving

Cuomo says initiative, laws aim to change behavior and save lives

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, July 9, while in Buffalo, detailed a $1 million summer initiative to increase enforcement of distracted driving laws by boosting undercover operations statewide.

Police: Man arrested for sexual assault

A Niskayuna man was arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault this weekend, Colonie police said.

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CEG president arrested on drunk driving charges

F. Michael Tucker, president of the Center for Economic Growth, was allegedly found to have had a blood alcohol content more than double the legal limit while parked in Stuyvesant Plaza on Friday, May 3, according to police reports.

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Slingerlands residents arrested for car thefts

Police say mother and son stole two cars after test drives

Bethlehem police have arrested a Slingerlands mother and her adult son for the theft of two cars from Capital District dealerships.

State Police ‘Move Over' week results

More than 2,000 traffic tickets issued during enforcement initiative

State Police issued 2,023 traffic tickets during its weeklong heightened traffic enforcement of the “Move Over Law” and speeding limits from April 1 to 7, which included 801 speeding tickets and 38 tickets for failure to move-over for emergency or hazard vehicles.

State Police to focus on ‘Move Over Law’

Law enforcement to hold weeklong increased enforcement of traffic safety

State Police will heighten “Move Over Law” enforcement efforts from Monday, April 1, to Sunday, April 7, in an attempt to reduce speed-related crashes and protect roadside worker.

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Police searching for man who stabbed trooper

Authorities are searching for a man that stabbed a 15-year veteran of the State Police in the concourse of the Empire State Plaza in Albany on Sunday afternoon.