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Arrest Press Releases
Date: October 24, 2013

Re: Multiple Burglary Arrest

The Glenville Police have arrested the following suspect after an investigation into several burglaries in the northeastern Rt50 corridor of Glenville.

Laura Musella (34) Of Sutherland Drive, Glenville, was charged with multiple counts of Burglary in the second degree and multiple counts of Grand Larceny in the fourth and third degree.

Musella is accused of entering up to nine Glenville residences while the homeowners were away from July 7th, 2013 until October 23rd, 2013, with the majority of the burglaries occurring over the past three weeks. Musella entered the residences by breaking out rear windows or doors and taking property consisting of mostly jewelry and some minor electronic equipment.

This investigation is continuing and further charges may be filed.

Musella is currently in police custody awaiting arraignment.


Date: October 24, 2013

Re: Criminal Sale of Marihuana Arrest

The Glenville Police have arrested the following suspect after an investigation into the sale of marihuana to a person under the age of eighteen.

Michael R. Sawicz (17) of Magnolia Lane Ballston Lake, was charged with one count of Criminal Sale of Marihuana in the second degree, a class D Felony.

Sawicz is accused of selling 28 grams of marihuana to a fifteen year old male who he knew through high school.

The investigation began when the parent of the fifteen year old discovered the marihuana in her son’s room and contacted Glenville Police.

Sawicz was arraigned in Glenville Town Court and remanded to the Schenectady County Jail in lieu of twenty five hundred dollars cash bail.



Date: July 18, 2012

Re: Gang Assault and Robbery Arrest

The Glenville Police have arrested the following suspects after an investigation into an alleged assault on a 19 year old male victim:

Robert M. Nichols (20) of Saratoga Springs N.Y.
Brody J. Gifford (20) of Glenville N.Y.
Tony Deloatch (20) of Saratoga Springs N.Y.

The incident occurred on July 8, 2012 at approximately 1:00am. The suspects and the victim were at a gathering in the wooded area behind the Burnt Hills Ballston Lake Schools Administrative building located at 50 Cypress Drive in Glenville. The victim was surrounded by the suspects and then struck in the face with an empty vodka bottle knocking him unconscious. He was then struck in the face with a piece of wood, later described as a two by four. The suspects then allegedly stole the victims backpack and went through his pockets. The victim sustained a fractured jaw, loss of several teeth and lacerations which required 25 stitches.

The suspects were all charged with one count of Gang Assault, a class B Felony, one count of Robbery 1st, a class B Felony and one count of Unlawful Imprisonment 1st, a class E Felony.

Nichols was arraigned in Glenville Town Court and sent to the Schenectady County Jail without bail.
Gifford and Deloatch were arraigned in Glenville Town Court and sent to the Schenectady County Jail on fifty thousand dollars cash bail.

The suspects will all reappear in Glenville Town Court at a later date.

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Date:           September 18, 2012

Subject:        Sexual Abuse arrest

Glenville Police Detectives arrested 55 year old Philip A. Shoemaker of Heritage Parkway in Glenville on Tuesday September 18, 2012.  Mr. Shoemaker was arrested at his home without incident.

Shoemaker was charged following an investigation into the allegations of unwanted sexual contact that occurred on August 21, 2012 in his residence.

Shoemaker is accused of subjecting another person to sexual contact without the latter’s consent.

Shoemaker was arrested and charged with the misdemeanor charge of Sexual Abuse in the 3rd degree, and the violation charge of Harassment in the 2nd degree.  Shoemaker was arraigned before Glenville Judge Brian Mercy and remanded to the Schenectady County Jail in lieu of $1,000.00 cash bail or $5,000.00 bond.  Shoemaker is scheduled to reappear on Tuesday October 02, 2012 at 5:30 pm.


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Date: October 18, 2011

Re:   Felony drug arrest

Glenville Police Department arrested a David Riley, age 59, of Ralmar Drive, Glenville at 11:00 pm on the 14th day of October 2011 in the Town of Glenville.

Riley struck a utility pole on Hetcheltown Road with his vehicle and then left the scene on foot. Officer Kaiser did locate Riley on Pashley Road and found Riley to be in possession of 25 bags of heroin on his person. He was arrested and also charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident, driving under the influence of drugs, felony possession of narcotics with intent to sell, felony possession of narcotics. Riley was arraigned in front of Judge Framont and he committed him to Schenectady County Jail in lieu of $3,500.00 bail.

Riley is due back to Town Court on Oct 18th, 2011 at 5:30 pm.
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From: Lt Stephen V. Janik

Date: November 04, 2011

Re:  Robbery arrest

Glenville Police did respond to a first degree robbery with a suspect that just fled the store. This occurred at the Sunoco-Mart, located at 2901 Amsterdam Rd, in the Town of Glenville. This occurred at approx 12:05 am on July 8, 2011. Glenville Police were assisted by Schenectady City Police K-9 unit, Rotterdam and Scotia Police.

The unknown white male suspect did wait for the store clerk to close and then struck the clerk numerous times in the head with a steel crow bar taking a laptop and US Currency from the clerk. The clerk did suffer a large laceration to his head which required numerous staples and stitches. He also suffered a broken nose and lacerations to his knees. He was hospitalized at Ellis Hospital and then released the next day.

Detective William Marchewka with the assistance of State Parole Officer Rebecca Hotaling did arrest the suspect identified as Vincent Jendrzejczak, age 30, of Cherry Lane, Delmar, NY. After DNA evidence collected at the scene identified the suspect. Jendrzjczak was arraigned in front of Judge Mercy who committed him to Schenectady County Jail, no bail. He is due back for further processing in Glenville court on 11/15/11. Jendrzjczak was charged with Robbery in the first degree, a class B felony, Grand Larceny in the 3rd degree and Assault in the 2nd degree with a dangerous weapon both felonies.

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From: Lieutenant Stephen V. Janik

Date: December 7, 2011

Re:  Felony Arrest of former office manager

Glenville Police Detective Michael Lamb has arrested the following suspect after a lengthy investigation into an alleged larceny from JBS LLC located at 6 Maple Avenue Glenville N.Y.

Suzanne M. Endres (39) of Niskayuna N.Y. was charged with one count of Grand Larceny 3rd, one count of Grand Larceny 4th, one count of Falsifying Business records 1st, and one count of Petit Larceny.

Endres worked as an office manager for JBS since 1995. It is alleged she started stealing monies from the business accounts over the past five years and covered the thefts by altering business records. Endres is accused of stealing approximately $64,000.00.

Endres was arrested and arraigned in Glenville Town Court. She was released to appear at a later date.



From: Lieutenant Stephen Janik

Date: 12-06-2011

Re:  Failed to register, Sex Offender Felony Arrest

Glenville Police on the above date arrested Paul Backus, age 22, last known address of Huntridge Drive, Clifton Park, NY. Glenville Police along with Saratoga County Probation did discover that Backus failed to change his address and was absent from any contact for over 20 days. Backus was failing to check in with Probation and could not be located. A warrant was issued for his arrest. He was arrested and arraigned in front of Town Justice Paul Davenport and committed back to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Backus was charged with a class E felony under the New York State correction’s law sect 168F failing to report address or change of address within 10 days.