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Posted on: February 22, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING INCIDENT

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating a shooting incident that appears to have occurred on Hoffman Avenue.

At approximately 8:50 p.m., officers responded to the area of Hoffman Avenue and Second Avenue for reports of shots fired....

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

MAN FOUND WITH HANDGUN AT HOTEL ON WASHINGTON AVENUE

ALBANY, NY – A 30-year-old Albany man was arrested Monday morning on Washington Avenue when detectives discovered he was in possession of a loaded handgun.

Germaine Montes was taken into custody by Albany detectives at the Extended Stay of Americ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

JUVENILES, INFANT SAFELY LOCATED IN THE CITY OF ALBANY

ALBANY, NY – Albany police have located Jalia Ashley, 17, and Ruby Legree, 13, two juvenile females who left a residence Sunday afternoon on Colby Street. Legree’s one-month old daughter was also located by detectives during the invest...

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

ALBANY POLICE ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE JUVENILES, INFANT

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are attempting to locate two juvenile females who were last seen this afternoon on Colby Street.

Jalia Ashley, 17, and Ruby Legree, 14, were both last seen this afternoon around 12:15 p.m., leaving a residence on Colby ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

CONCENTRATED MARIJUANA BARS, LOADED HANDGUN AMONG ITEMS RECOVERED DURING SEARCH WARRANT IN PINE HILL

ALBANY, NY – A 23-year-old Schenectady man currently on parole for a prior weapons conviction, was arrested Monday for possession of a controlled substance and possession of a weapon following a search warrant on Hamilton Street.

On Monday, Febru...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

HANDGUN, LARGE CAPACITY AMMUNITION FEEDING DEVICE AMONG ITEMS RECOVERED FOLLOWING SEARCH WARRANT

ALBANY, NY – Four men were arrested Thursday afternoon following a search warrant on Philip Street where detectives recovered a loaded handgun, ammunition, and a quantity of marijuana.

On Thursday, February 4, 2021 at approximately 3:40 p.m., Alb...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

ARRESTS MADE, HANDGUNS RECOVERED FOLLOWING SEARCH WARRANT

ALBANY, NY – Four Albany residents were arrested on Livingston Avenue Tuesday during an investigation that yielded three loaded handguns.

On Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at approximately 1:15 p.m., Albany detectives executed a search warrant at a ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2021

CENTRAL AVENUE HOMICIDE VICTIM IDENTIFIED

Date: January 31, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – The victim of a homicide that occurred late Saturday night on Central Avenue has been identified as 32-year-old Shanita Thomas of Albany. 

On Saturday, January 30, 2021 at a...

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Posted on: January 31, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE

Date: January 31, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating a homicide that occurred late Saturday night on Central Avenue.

On Saturday, January 30, 2021 at approximately 11:00 p.m., officers responded to a bu...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

FIFTY ONE POUNDS OF MARIJUANA SEIZED FOLLOWING BURGLARY CALL

Date: January 27, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police officers responding to a burglary call Tuesday night on Manning Boulevard discovered a large quantity of marijuana. 

On Tuesday, January 26, 2021 around 10:45 p.m., off...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

ARREST MADE IN CASE WHERE 8 YEAR OLD SHOT HIMSELF IN THE HAND

Date: January 27, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – A 15-year-old Albany resident has been charged in connection with an incident last year in which an eight year old boy accidently shot himself in the hand with a handgun. 

The 15-yea...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

TWO MEN FOUND WITH LOADED HANDGUNS IN ALBANY

Date: January 25, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Two men have been charged with handgun possession following two separate incidents in Albany.

On Friday, January 22, 2021 at approximately 10:00 a.m., detectives conducted a traffic ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

ARREST MADE AFTER MUARREST MADE AFTER MUSLIM MAN HARASSED AT STORESLIM MAN HARASSED AT STORE

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Date: January 21, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – A 35-year-old Albany man has been charged following investigations into two separate incidents, one in which a man was threatened because he is Muslim and another in which a man was chased w...

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Posted on: January 17, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING INCIDENT

Date: January 17, 2021

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating an incident in which a man sustained a gunshot wound to his foot.

On Sunday, January 17, 2021 at approximately 5:50 p.m., staff from Albany ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING PEDESTRIAN AUTO CRASH

Date: January 12, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating a serious pedestrian auto crash that occurred this evening on Washington Avenue. 

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at approximately 5:15 p.m., o...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING ELK STREET SHOOTING INCIDENT

Date: January 12, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred this morning on Elk Street.

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at approximately 10:50 a.m., staff from Albany Memorial Hospital not...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

ALBANY HOMICIDE VICTIM IDENTIFIED

Date: January 12, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – The victim of a homicide that occurred late Monday night on Ontario Street has been identified as 23-year-old Uizaie Brigman of Albany.

On Monday, January 11, 2021 at approximately 11:55 p.m....

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING ONTARIO STREET HOMICIDE

Date: January 12, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating a homicide that occurred late Monday night on Ontario Street. 

On Monday, January 11, 2021 at approximately 11:55 p.m., officers responded t...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

MAN FOUND WITH LOADED HANDGUN AT TRAFFIC STOP

Handgun and Bullets - Combs

Date: January 7, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – A 19-year-old Albany man was charged with handgun possession following a traffic stop Wednesday morning on Commerce Avenue. 

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at approximately 11:00 a.m.,...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

MEET ALBANY’S NEW POLICE CADETS

Date: January 5, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Four Police Cadets, the inaugural group of a new paid internship program at the Albany Police Department, will have their first day on Thursday. Albany Mayor Kathy M. Sheehan, Albany Common C...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

ALBANY POLICE ATTEMPTING TO ID MAN IN PHOTOS

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Date: January 5, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are asking for the community’s assistance in helping to identify the pictured man in reference to a robbery that occurred on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at approximately 6:0...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

ARREST MADE IN STATE STREET BANK ROBBERY

Date: January 4, 2020
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – A 28-year-old Poughkeepsie man has been charged in connection with a bank robbery that occurred this afternoon on State Street.

At approximately 1:30 p.m., officers responded to TD Bank, locat...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING STATE STREET BANK ROBBERY

Date: January 4, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Monday afternoon on State Street.

At approximately 1:30 p.m., officers responded to TD Bank, located at 125 State Street f...

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Posted on: January 3, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING CENTRAL AVENUE SHOOTING

Date: January 3, 2020
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning on Central Avenue.

At approximately 2:30 a.m., a patrol officer observed commotion outside of a residence...

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