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Press Release - Burglary and Menacing

01-09-2018 @ 15:29,Press Releases,SPD,

On January 8, 2018 at around 11:30 pm members of the Schodack Police Department responded to a reported burglary in progress at 1346 Maple Hill Road. The victim reported that her ex-boyfriend, James M. File, 46 of 11 Alter Alley Way, Nassau, NY, had broken into her house shortly after she arrived home and confronted her. When the victim tried to use her cell phone to call 911, File grabbed the phone out of her hand and left the residence with it. The victim used her home telephone to call 911. File then left. Officers were on their way to arrest File for this incident when 911 dispatchers received a new call that File was back at the residence. File had a handgun and was menacing the victim with it. A Rensselaer County Deputy Sheriff patrol was nearby and was dispatched to respond as well. The deputy sheriff was in the residence when Schodack Police units arrived. File had relinquished his firearm and surrendered to the deputy sheriff without resistance. File is facing charges of Burglary in the first degree, Burglary in the third degree, Robbery in the third degree, Reckless Endangerment in the first degree, all felonies and Menacing in the second degree and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the fifth degree both misdemeanors. Other criminal charges may be possible. File was arraigned before Town of Schodack Justice Paul Peter and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail without bail. File is scheduled to return to Schodack Town Court for a preliminary hearing on Friday January 12th, 2018 at 1:00pm.

Criminal Contempt 2nd Arrest

01-06-2018 @ 17:03,General,SPD,

On January 6th, 2018 the Schodack Police Department arrested 36 year old Jared Leinfelder of Schodack, NY. Mr. Leinfelder was arrested for the misdemeanor of Criminal Contempt 2nd degree after he was observed by an officer in a vehicle, at the Dunkin' Donuts on Columbia Tpk, with an ex-girlfriend who had a full stay away order of protection against him. He was processed at SPD and released on an appreance ticket due to appear in the Schodack Town Court on 01/10/2018 at 06:00 PM.

First Degree Rape Arrest

01-06-2018 @ 16:58,General,SPD,

On January 3rd, 2018 at 09:33 PM the Schodack Police Department arrested 46 year old Chester Everetts of Schodack, NY. The Schodack Police Department responded to a report of a man in the roadway on Columbia Turnpike in the area of the Four Seasons Motel. Patrol officers located Mr. Everetts in the motel and were confronted by several people stating the man was intoxicated and causing a disturbance at the motel and the plaza across the road. His motel room had been destroyed and a victim came forward during the investigation stating the same man had restrained her in her motel room and forcibly raped her. Mr. Everetts then fought with the officers on the scene only complying second before the deployment of a TASER. Mr. Everettes was charged with the felonies of Rape 1st Degree, Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, Unlawful Imprisonment 1st Degree and the misdemeanors of Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree and Resisting Arrest. He was remanded to the Rensselaer County Jail with no bail and a preliminary hearing was set for 01/10/2018 in the Schodack Town Court.

Robbery 3rd Arrest

01-06-2018 @ 16:49,General,SPD,

On January 3rd, 2018 the Schodack Police Department arrested 34 year old Carla Maddalla of Nassau, NY. The Schodack Police Department responded to the Mobil on Miller Rd for a larceny in progress with a suspect fleeing the scene. Ms. Maddalla attempted to steal a six pack of beer and when confronted by employees she used physical force in order to escape. Ms. Maddalla was located and taken into custody with the charges of Robbery 3rd Degree, Petit Larceny and Attemped Assault 3rd Degree. She was remanded to the Rensselaer County Jail with $15,000 bail and a preliminary hearing was set for 01/08/2018 at 03:00 PM.

Other December Arrests

01-06-2018 @ 16:44,General,SPD,

In the month of December, the Schodack Police Department made arrests for the following offenses in addition to the listed entries:

-Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree (6 arrests)
-Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd Degree (1 arrest)
-Criminal Warrant (3 arrests)