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“Arrest Made and Illegal Handguns Recovered, Following Investigation of Detonated Explosive Device”

October 19th, 2021|

On September 24, 2021, the Watervliet Police Department investigated a complaint of a detonated explosive device in the area of Fourth Street at Seventh Avenue. Community residents described the sound as an “explosion” which was heard by Watervliet police officers approximately one mile away.Upon arrival, the officers observed a motor

Traffic Stop Leads to the Recovery of an Illegally Possessed Handgun

August 23rd, 2021|

On August 21st, 2021, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Watervliet police officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on the Congress Street Bridge after observing violations of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law. Through investigation, it was discovered that the driver, Robert L. Alexander, was operating the vehicle with a suspended NYS

Watervliet Police Arrest two Nationals of India for Phone Scam

July 14th, 2021|

On July 11, 2021, the Watervliet Police Department investigated a complaint from a New Mexico resident who stated he received a call indicating that he was a suspect in a large-scale drug ring and was instructed to send a package containing $18,000 in aluminum-foil wrapped cash or be subject to

Another Illegal Handgun Recovered After Short Foot Pursuit

April 13th, 2021|

On April 12, 2021 at around 6:00PM, Watervliet police officers conducted an investigation in front of 808 4th Ave. in the Port Schuyler section of Watervliet. During the investigation, RAYMOND YANNICK, of Rensselaer, New York fled on foot and was detained after a short foot pursuit. During the process, YANNICK

Vliet Traffic Stop Leads to Two Handguns, Three Arrests

April 13th, 2021|

At approximately 11:41PM on Thursday, April 9th, 2021, Watervliet Police Officer’s Cheban and McNally conducted a traffic stop on the Congress Street Bridge after observing violations of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law. Upon investigation, it was discovered the vehicle was being operated with a suspended registration. The driver, Ramiesha

Handgun and Illicit Drugs Recovered Following Neighbor Dispute

March 22nd, 2021|

At approximately 8:02 PM on March 21st, 2021, Patrol Officers were dispatched to 405 3rd Avenue for a report of an individual who brandished a handgun following a neighbor dispute. Upon arrival, two victims stated they were involved in a verbal dispute with their neighbor, Joseph T. Davis Jr., who

Parole Absconder in Custody After Crashing Stolen Car

February 23rd, 2021|

On February 15th, 2021 at approximately 08:00 am Watervliet Police Officers received a report for a stolen vehicle. The victim reported they parked their vehicle in the driveway and when they returned the vehicle was gone. At approximately 08:30 am, Watervliet PD received a call from the victim stating they

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