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Convicted Felon Arrested Again Following Standoff With Police

January 16th, 2023|

  On January 7, 2023, at approximately 1:37 a.m., the Watervliet Police Department responded to 2612 4th Ave. for a reported assault. Upon investigation, it was determined that Brad A. Bova attempted to stab two victims inside of the residence with a large knife. Bova then barricaded himself in the

Man Remains Free After Being Arrested for Nine Felonies in Less Than a Year

November 1st, 2022|

On October 27, 2022, the Watervliet Police Department, with assistance from the Colonie Police Department’s Special Services Team and the New York State Police, executed a search warrant at 2418 3rd Ave. after a month-long investigation regarding the sale of narcotics. During the search, officers determined the home was grossly unsanitary

Arrest Made Following 2021 Shooting

October 28th, 2022|

On May 29, 2021, at approximately 10:10 p.m., the Watervliet Police Department responded to the 1900 block of Ninth Avenue for a shots fired complaint. Upon arrival, officers found multiple shell casings in the area. Shortly after, officers located the victim, who suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg.

​Career Fraudster Arrested Again on Felony Fraud Charges

October 27th, 2022|

On October 18, 2022, the Watervliet Police Department was contacted by a victim who received a fraud alert that their credit card was unlawfully used at a local restaurant. As a result, members of the patrol division quickly responded and located the suspect, Justin Walker, in front of the business.    Through investigation, officers located the following fraudulent items (photo attached) in Walker’s possession:   

Arrest Made Following Phone Scam

October 19th, 2022|

On October 15, 2022, the Watervliet Police Department investigated a complaint from an 89-year-old father who received a call from a person who falsely stated he represented the Public Defender’s Office. The impersonator requested $6,500 to help the man’s daughter, who was said to be arrested after a motor vehicle

Illegal Handgun and Drugs Seized Following Traffic Stop

September 29th, 2022|

On September 29, 2022, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Watervliet Police Department’s Community Support Unit, in conjunction with members of the patrol division, conducted a motor vehicle stop on 23rd Street after observing violations of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law. The operator, Ezekiel Mauzon III, initially provided officers with

City of Watervliet (New York) Police Chief Joseph Centanni Speaks Out Against Bail Reform After Serial Drunk Driver is Released on Bail Following his 8th DWI Arrest

August 25th, 2022|

The purpose of this news release is to encourage the community to use caution if they observe Brandon L. McKinley of Watervliet, NY operating a motor vehicle. This information is based on a summary of McKinley’s extensive arrest record which includes seven DWIs since 2008. “This offender is a serial

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