Niskayuna crime

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Man admits he robbed gas station in Niskayuna

SCHENECTADY — A Cohoes man accused of two Niskayuna gas station robberies as part of a string of business robberies across four counties has admitted to one of the Niskayuna robberies. Ismael Maxwell, 26, pleaded guilty Nov. 24 in Schenectady…


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Police look for suspects as burglaries continue

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Burglars in Niskayuna have been pushing open unlocked windows, entering homes at night and taking electronics, jewelry and even cars. “Going back as far as Sept. 1, we’ve had about a dozen burglaries,”…


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Niskayuna personal care aide faces fraud charges

NISKAYUNA — A former personal care aide is accused of falsifying 32 time sheets and receiving more than $6,000 in Medicaid reimbursement for hours of care he did not provide to a man with Parkinson’s disease. Boris Mayorov, 67, of…


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Wave of burglaries reported across town

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Over the past couple of months, burglars have entered several Niskayuna homes and stolen jewelry and electronics. Lt. Michael Stevens of the Niskayuna Police Department said the break-ins have taken place at various…