Amsterdam Police Department
• James N. Antoniadis, 20, of 34 Grand St.; Dante J. Diegel, 20, of 35 Grand St.; and Kevin E. Nieves, 19, of 419 Fayville Road, Galway were charged Sept. 5 with trespassing. In August, the trio were allegedly on private property without permission from the property owner. All three were issued tickets to appear in city court at a later date. Police said additional arrests were expected in connection with the alleged incident.
• Leonardo J. Feliciano, 37, of 159 Division St., was charged Sept. 5 with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Feliciano was also found to be wanted on a warrant issued by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. He was issued a ticket to appear in city court at a later date and he was turned over to deputies.
In other reports:
• A Kreisel Terrace resident reported a home burglary Aug. 31. The resident said they noticed jewelry was missing, which included several silver chains of various lengths and styles. No signs of forced entry were observed at the home. An investigation was ongoing into the incident.
• Police responded to a Market Street business Sept. 1, for a hit-and-run incident. The owner of a Chevrolet Impala said they came out of the business and observed an unknown motorist had allegedly driven into the side of their vehicle and damaged it. Police reviewed surveillance footage from the business and determined a maroon Jeep had struck the Impala before the driver fled the scene. An investigation was ongoing into the incident.
• A person reported Sept. 1 someone had allegedly entered their unlocked Toyota Prius, parked in a driveway and stole change a wallet containing money and personal papers.
• Police responded to Forbes Street for a reported male with a gun Friday night, Sept. 1, but nobody was located at the scene.
• Police and Amsterdam firefighters responded Sept. 1 to Division Street for a reported fire, which was discovered to be burning food. City firefighters extinguished the flame. There was no damage to the building.
• A person reported a hit-and-run car crash Sept. 2 on Lower Minaville Road. An unknown vehicle reportedly struck the driver’s side of a Cadillac SRX and a Jeep Grand Cherokee.
• Police and Amsterdam firefighters responded to Virginia Lane for a reported vehicle fire Sept. 2. First responders located a 2013 Kia Sorento with a fire beneath its hood and the flames were quelled. The vehicle owner said they had not noticed anything wrong prior to parking it and was unsure what caused the blaze. The Sorento suffered extensive damage and was towed from the scene.
• A 20-inch, black and lime green bicycle was reported stolen Sept. 2, from a shed on a Park Street property.
• Police and Amsterdam firefighters responded to the intersection Milton and First avenues Sept. 3 for a reported vehicle versus bicyclist. Police determined a 16-year-old male from Troy was riding east on Milton Avenue when allegedly struck by Christine Lindsay, 68, of Amsterdam. Lindsay allegedly turned onto First Avenue from Milton Avenue when she hit the bicyclist. City firefighters treated the teenager at the scene for reported back pain and minor cuts and scrapes. He was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital for further treatment. Lindsay, who was issued a ticket for driving the wrong way on a one-way street, reportedly said she did not see the bicyclist.