Fulton man arrested following an abandoned motorcycle investigation

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FULTON COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — According to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, Zachary Acquilla, 34, of Broadalbin was arrested on Thursday. A deputy reportedly saw an abandoned motorcycle on County Highway 107 in Perth after an accident.

The motorcycle did not have license plates, and a police investigation revealed that it was involved in an unreported accident and left on the roadside. Police also said they determined that the vehicle was stolen out of Essex County.

Deputies said they found the other driver involved in the accident, who identified Acquilla as the operator of the stolen motorcycle. He was reportedly already wanted for three separate warrants out of the Town of Johnstown Court, the City of Johnstown Court, and the City of Gloversville Court, for failure to appear.

Acquilla was charged with:

  • Third-Degree Criminal Possession of Stolen Property (Class ‘D’ Felony)
  • Third-Degree Auto Stripping
  • Third-Degree Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
  • Second-Degree Aggravated Unlicensed Operation

Acquilla was also issued multiple traffic tickets. He was processed at the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office and arraigned in the Town of Perth Court. He was remanded to the Fulton County Correctional Facility in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $100,000 bond.

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