Police Chief Joseph Waldron – Investigation

Mechanicville August 9th- Mechanicville Police Chief Joseph Waldron urged citizens to cooperate with the police in its investigation into the death of David Feliciano. He said, “every little bit helps.” Anyone who knows anything or know someone who may know something is urged to communicate with the police.


Waldron cautioned people to beware of false information, He noted that reports said that Feliciano was shot in the driveway at 42-44 Grove St. That was not true, Waldron said. He was shot inside the home; he fled and fell outside.


Waldron stated that this was not a random assault. The victim was targeted.

Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office – Car vs. Bicyclist

BALLSTON - The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a car vs. bicyclist accident that occurred on Rte 50 in the Town of Ballston at approximately 3:00 PM

A bicyclist was travelling south on Rte 50 when he attempted cross Rte 50 and

struck a vehicle travelling northbound (2003 Mercedes Benz) driven by Nathan R.

Saiz of Malta. He was ejected off of his bicycle and was thrown approximately 15

feet. He was not wearing a helmet.

The bicyclist was transported to Albany Medical Center by Community Corps

Ambulance where he is presently being treated for his injuries, he is expected to

The identity of bicyclist not being released at this time.

Ballston Spa Fire Dept. also assisted at the scene

Saratoga Growing Drug Problem – by Harold Wessell

ALBANY AND BALLSTON SPA, March 7 – “Heroin was big back in the ‘60s, but it’s making a comeback because of these prescription pills,” says the Sheriff’s officer who has assumed leadership of his department’s narcotics division. “People are getting hooked on the opiates.”
He – who sill be referred to here as simply “the chief” for obvious reasons, tells how confidential informants ring his and he partners’ cell phones at any time of day or night, during some dozen years he has worked only in narcotics investigation and enforcement.

Full Article in the March 13th issue of the Express.