Waterford teen charged after driving across cemetery lawn


Waterford — A Waterford teen was charged with criminal mischief after allegedly driving across the lawn of the Waterford Rural Cemetery Wednesday, November 30.

Jonathan A. Pestillo, 19, allegedly damaged the lawn of the upper cemetery with his vehicle according to police.

The cemetery’s caretaker notified police of the damage.

Pestillo was arraigned by Town Justice Wormuth in the Halfmoon Town Court. He was scheduled to appear in the Waterford Justice Court Thursday, December 8.