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Charles B. “Chip” Locke Admits Stealing from the Greenfield Home School Association

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 in 2017 News

Charles B. “Chip” Locke Admits Stealing from the Greenfield Home School Association

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced that Charles B. “Chip” Locke (d.o.b. 12/26/72), of 94 North Greenfield Road, Porters Corners, New York, admitted today in Saratoga County Court to having stolen money between September 13, 2014 and September 22, 2015 from the Greenfield Home School Association, a parent group supporting the students of the Greenfield Elementary School...

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Twice Convicted Sex Offender Wilfredo F. Diaz Convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Posted on Apr 10, 2017 in 2017 News

Twice Convicted Sex Offender Wilfredo F. Diaz Convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announces that Wilfredo F. Diaz (d.o.b. 12/10/72) was found guilty today in Saratoga County Court of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender, in violation of New York State Corrections Law Section 168-t,  a Class “E” felony.   Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III presided over the 4 day trial, and Acting Saratoga County...

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Crime Victim Vigil Held in Malta on Sunday “Strength Resilience Justice”

Posted on Apr 6, 2017 in 2017 News

Crime Victim Vigil Held in Malta on Sunday “Strength Resilience Justice”

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen reports the 18th Annual Crime Victims’ Candlelight Vigil was held on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 2776 Route 9, Malta, New York.  Victims of crime, their family members, representatives from the numerous not-for-profit agencies throughout the area and law enforcement joined the Saratoga County District Attorney’s...

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District Attorney’s Office Shines a Light On Domestic Violence

Posted on Oct 4, 2016 in 2016 News, Photo Blog

District Attorney’s Office Shines a Light On Domestic Violence

Every October, the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office works to shine a light on domestic violence by participating in a campaign to turn the office purple. Purple is the color chosen to spread awareness to the issue of domestic violence. The District Attorney’s Office strives to be an advocate for victims of domestic violence. Attorneys in the domestic violence unit specialize in...

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Heidi Gannon Sentenced To 10 Years For Assisting Her Husband To Sexually Abuse Two Young Victims

Posted on Oct 4, 2016 in 2016 News

Heidi Gannon Sentenced To 10 Years For Assisting Her Husband To Sexually Abuse Two Young Victims

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that Heidi Gannon (d.o.b. 8/31/75) was sentenced by Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III to 10 years incarceration in state prison, to be followed by 20 years of post-release supervision on the charge of Criminal Sex Act in the First Degree, a class “B” violent felony, in violation of New York State Penal Law Section...

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Arthur Gannon Sentenced To 69 Years To Life

Posted on Sep 27, 2016 in 2016 News

Arthur Gannon Sentenced To 69 Years To Life

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that Arthur A. Gannon (d.o.b.8/5/68) was sentenced by Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III to a total of 69 years to life following the July 7, 2015 jury conviction of defendant Gannon in Saratoga County Court for repeatedly sexually abusing two young victims over a period of more than 5 years.  Gannon was sentenced to...

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Saratoga County Trial Jury convicts drunk driver Edward J. Wager of Vehicular Manslaughter 1st from the June 21, 2015 fatal ATV crash that caused the death of Roxanne Opalka in Providence, NY

Posted on Jul 25, 2016 in 2016 News

Saratoga County Trial Jury convicts drunk driver Edward J. Wager of Vehicular Manslaughter 1st from the June 21, 2015 fatal ATV crash that caused the death of Roxanne Opalka in Providence, NY

Edward J. Wager (d.o.b. 08/30/1981) of 161 Alderwood Park, Caroga Lake NY was found guilty Friday afternoon by a Saratoga County Trial Jury of two (2) counts of Vehicular Manslaughter 1st as Class “C” Felonies in violation of Penal Law Sections 125.13(1) and (3), two (2) counts of Vehicular Manslaughter 2nd as Class “D” Felonies in violation of Penal Law Section 125.12(3), one (1) count of...

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Clifton Park Woman Sentenced to Jail and Probation for Possession of a Forged Check

Posted on Jul 21, 2016 in 2016 News

Clifton Park Woman Sentenced to Jail and Probation for Possession of a Forged Check

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that Paula Gretzinger (d.o.b. 10/11/74) was sentenced in Saratoga County Court by Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III to 4 months incarceration in the County Jail and 5 years of probation for her conviction for Possession of a Forged Instrument in the Second Degree, in violation of Penal Law Section 170.25 a Class D...

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ARTHUR GANNON CONVICTED OF FIVE COUNTS OF PREDATORY SEXUAL ASSAULT AFTER SEVEN WEEK TRIAL

Posted on Jul 7, 2016 in 2016 News

ARTHUR GANNON CONVICTED OF FIVE COUNTS OF PREDATORY SEXUAL ASSAULT AFTER SEVEN WEEK TRIAL

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that Arthur A. Gannon (d.o.b.8/5/68) was convicted in Saratoga County Court after a 7 week trial of five counts of Predatory Sexual Assault, Class A-II felonies, in violation of Penal Law Sections 130.95(2); 130.95(3) and130.96 (different theories); one count of Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance, a Class C Felony, in...

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Gorman Sentenced to Prison for Causing Death and Injury to Skidmore Students

Posted on Jun 25, 2016 in 2016 News

Gorman Sentenced to Prison for Causing Death and Injury to Skidmore Students

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced that Thomas H. Gorman (DOB 12-20-50), of 16 Birch Meadows Estates, Saratoga Springs, was sentenced today in the Saratoga County Court by Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III to an indeterminate sentence, the minimum being 5 years and the maximum being 15 years in State Prison following his conviction of Vehicular...

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