• The case of Melissa DiPasquale, 33, Main Street, Warrensburg was adjourned to Dec. 15. She is charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, and third-degree forgery, a misdemeanor, based on 2005 incidents. Police said DiPasquale stole $1,086 in unemployment benefits from the state of New York. According to a decision reached after her Nov. 29 arraignment by Lake Luzerne Justice Bruce Hayes, the risk of her flight is high, as she has a history of travel throughout the continental U.S. She was sent to Warren County jail for lack of $25,000 cash bail.
Police said DiPasquale filled out a job application at the Hudson Headwaters Health Center and failed to disclose her criminal history. They said she signed the application, knowing it was false, due to her being a convict and being on probation.
• The case of Carrie L. Rabideau, 38, Sewell Street, Lake George, was adjourned to Dec. 15. She is charged with unlawfully dealing with a child, a misdemeanor. Police said at 2:19 p.m. Nov. 20, Rabideau, a clerk at Cumberland Farms in Warrensburg, sold a 24-ounce can of Labatt Blue to a 19-year-old teenager without asking for identification.
• The case of Meredith Sonley, 28, was adjourned to Dec. 15. She is charged with second-degree harassment, based on an Oct. 22 incident. Police said at 3:05 p.m. that day on James Street, Sonley intentionally closed Keith Sonley's left arm in her vehicle door.
• The case of Mario Cloutier, St.-Hubert, Quebec, was adjourned to Jan. 12. He is charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor, based on an Oct. 30 traffic stop in which he was recorded driving his Cadillac at 85 miles per hour in a 65 m.p.h. zone.
• Brian T. MacDuff, 31, was arraigned on charges of first-degree burglary, second-degree strangulation, and third-degree assault, all felonies.Police said at about 11:30 p.m. Nov. 27, MacDuff entered in the bedroom of a female and strangled her, causing a laceration to her lip and bruises and swelling to the woman's neck. He is also charged with third-degree assault in the incident. He is also charged with fourth -degree criminal mischief related to another aspect of the case. Police said he took a cell phone out of the victim's hand after she told him that she was going to call the police. MacDuff was sent to Warren County jail for lack of $50,000 cash bail. A full order of protection was issued in an effort to protect the victim.
• Mariah L Balk, 20, 131 River St., Warrensburg, pleaded guilty to fourth degree criminal mischief in satisfaction of all charges against her. She had been charged with second-degree burglary, a felony, and several misdemeanors based on an incident from Oct. 15. Police said she unlawfully entered a River Street residence and took items belonging to a female including clothing, footwear, two iPods and a camera. Police said the victim saw Mariah Balk brag on a Web site that she had stolen her property, that she would burn it, and there was nothing the victim could do about it. Balk was also charged with criminal mischief for cutting the victim's $60 black stiletto boots into pieces, according to police. Balk was also charged with petit larceny and second-degree aggravated harassment - the latter for telling the victim to go kill herself, and if she didn't commit suicide, Balk would kill her, or "make her disappear," according to police.
Having spent time in Warren County jail for lack of bail, Balk was sentenced to 30 days in Warren County jail minus the time she'd already served awaiting her court appearance. Also, she was ordered to pay a $205 surcharge. An order of protection was issued to shield the victim from contact with Balk.
• Barry Johnson, State Route 8, Brant Lake, pleaded guilty to parking on pavement in satisfaction of a misdemeanor charge of third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation based on a Nov. 18 incident. He was sentenced to a $50 fine.
• Landlord Glenda Duell was granted a judgement of $1,100 against Rebeccah Bradway, 2 Stacey St., based on non-payment of two months rent. Eviction was also approved.
• The cases of Delila Fish, Bridget Giernacky, Wayne Kennedy Jr., Wayne Kennedy Sr., John Peluso, and Tyrone Tako were adjourned to Dec. 15. The case of Burton Karson was adjourned to Jan. 12.