ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With a filing deadline for the next state police entrance examination falling Sunday, the agency has 26,883 people signed up to take it. After several years with no trooper training classes due to budget limits, there have been three this year.
After responding to a burglary in progress at Hogan’s General Store in the Village of Andes, police arrested a 16-year-old male from Margaretville and a 14-year-old male from Andes for one count of 3rd degree burglary and one count of attempted petit larceny.
A three-hour standoff in Cortlandville ended peacefully with the arrest of John K. Downes, 55 of Watertown, on Saturday evening. State Police received a complaint of an armed man menacing another man around 6 p.m. on Saturday. Police responded to the residence, where they found only Downes inside.