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Arrest - Assault 3rd Degree - James A. Miller

10-25-2014 @ 16:30,General,SPD,

On October 25, 2014 at around 4:30 pm The Town of Schodack Police Department arrested James Arthur Miller, II of Stratford, NY for Assault 3rd Degree. Police were called to Maple Hill High School for an altercation between players at a soccer game between Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville High School and Maple Hill High School. Witnesses reported that Mr. Miller assaulted the 17 year old victim, Nicholas Fettuccia during the game by punching the victim in the face and head and knocking him to the ground. The victim was transported to Albany Memorial Hospital by his father with minor injuries. He was treated in the emergency room and released. Mr. Miller was issued an appearance ticket and released to appear in Town of Schodack Court on November 12, 2014 at 6:00 pm.

Schodack Police investigate 1 car roll over accident

09-26-2014 @ 11:00,General,SPD,

On September 26, 2014 at around 11:00 am the Schodack Police Department investigated a property damage roll-over motor vehicle accident. Keith P. Edmonds, Jr., 20, of 135 Knox Street, Apt 1 Albany, NY was on county route 7 when he lost control of his 2006 Hyundai Sonata left the roadway and overturned. Edmonds was cited for imprudent speed, failure to keep right, aggravated unlicensed operation in the 3rd degree (suspension from insurance lapse) and unlicesed operation (operating with a permit only). One of Edmonds' passengers Craig Jean-Gilles of 272 Morey Park Road, Nassau was wanted on a bench warrant out of the Town of Rotterdam. Edmonds is due to answer the vehicle and traffic law violations in Town of Schodack Court on October 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm.

Press Release Burglary/Criminal Mischief Arrest

09-25-2014 @ 17:30,Press Releases,SPD,

On September 25, 2014 The Town of Schodack Police Department arrested George Ertel, Jr, 27 of 429 McClellan Road, Nassau, NY for Burglary 3rd Degree, Criminal Mischief 4th Degree, Petit Larceny, and Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument. Officer Eckel was on patrol when he observed a suspicious vehicle parked partially on the road in front of 864 Maple Hill Road. Officer Eckel discovered Ertel standing on the lawn of the residence with a pile of copper pipe in the front yard and in the the bed of his truck. Further investigation by Officer Eckel revealed that Ertel had forced entry to the residence and removed the copper pipe from inside. Additionally, Ertel was wanted on a bench warrant out of the City of Troy. Ertel was arrested and arraigned before Town of Schodack Justice Peter and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $25,000.00 bail. Ertel is due back in Town of Schodack Justice Court on October 1, 2014 at 5:30 pm for a preliminary hearing.

Schodack Police Department at CES Community Fair 09/27/2014

09-19-2014 @ 15:57,Press Releases,SPD,

Members of the Town of Schodack Police Department will be at the Castleton Elementary School Community Fair on September 27th, 2014 from 10am until 3pm. The police department will have the new Fire Investigation Unit and the police patrol bicycle on display and the child safety seat trailer available. Call the polce department at 518.477.8077 for information. Hope to see you there.

Schodack Police investigate 1 car personal injury auto accident

09-18-2014 @ 17:00,General,SPD,

On September 18 at around 4:15 pm Schodack Police Department officers investigated a one car roll over motor vehicle accident on state route 9 near Peacedale Road. The driver James Scheriff, 60 of Kinderhook reported to police officers that he lost control of his 1993 Chevrolet Corvette when a deer crossed the highway in front of him and he tried to avoid colliding with the animal. Scheriff's car left the road, struck a guard rail and overturned several times. Scheriff was able to get himself out of his vehicle prior to the arrival of police. South Schodack Fire Department, Castleton Volunteer Ambulance, and Valatie Ambulance responded with Schodack Police. Castleton Ambulance transported Scheriff to Albany Medical Center for unspecified minor injuries.

Press Release - Burglary 2nd and Grand Larceny 4th

09-10-2014 @ 12:00,Press Releases,SPD,

On September 9, 2014 The Town of Schodack Police Department arrested Roscoe Quint, 17 of 764 River Road, Schodack Landing, NY for Burglary in the Second Degree, Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th degree, and Petit Larceny related to a residential burglary and several recent larcenies from vehicles in the Schodack Landing area. Officers from the Schodack Police Department were on foot patrol in the area investigating the burglary and rash of larcenies when they encountered Mr. Quint. Mr. Quint had items stolen from vehicles in his possession at the time of his arrest. Officers also recovered stolen property at Mr. Quints home. Mr. Quint was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in Town of Schodack Justice Court on October 1st, 2014 at 6:00pm