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Jason Adams poses for a picture in front of his home on Eastern Parkway in Niskayuna, where he allegedly fought off and chased Mark Snare, inset, after Snare allegedly tried to burglarize the home on Tuesday.

Career criminal admits to Niskayuna break-in

BY STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — The career criminal arrested in January after a Niskayuna victim confronted and chased him could now spend the rest of his life in prison. Again. Mark Snare, 54, pleaded guilty in Schenectady County…


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Niskayuna burglary sparks conflict… again

Yet another Niskayuna burglary incited a physical altercation between homeowner and intruder. At 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, the Niskayuna and Schenectady Police Departments were called to Ravine Road in Niskayuna for a report of a burglary. There, they found…


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2 boys arrested in 2 Northside burglaries

SCHENECTADY — Two boys have been arrested in separate burglaries on the city’s Northside, police said today. The arrests come amidst several reported burglaries in the neighborhood in recent days, police said. It was not immediately clear if the boys…


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Alleged Niskayuna burglar arrested

NISKAYUNA — A man is facing a felony burglary charge after allegedly being caught in the act of burglarizing a house in Niskayuna, according to police. Fardin M. Sharifipour, 43, was arrested Friday after police say a resident of Balltown…


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With spring comes a rise in Niskayuna burglaries

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — It happens every year, like clockwork: As the temperature rises, everybody heads outdoors, including people looking for an illicit opportunity to take things that aren’t theirs. Springtime burglaries have begun in Niskayuna, as…


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Fewer reports of burglaries across town

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Burglaries have finally declined in Niskayuna after several months of worrisome break-ins, some of which involved risky interactions between homeowners and trespassers. Numerous break-ins took place at night while families were home, and…