Trespass investigation leads to arrest for harassment, disorderly conduct, and criminal trespass.

On April 1, 2018 at around 2:50 pm officers responded to the Four Seasons Motel on Columbia Turnpike to investigate a harassment and disorderly conduct complaint. The victim reported that he owns the motel and that one of the residents Thomas C. Rockwell, 55 had been harassing him and threatening to burn down the motel. Investigation revealed that Columbia County Department of Social Services had been paying for the room on behalf of Rockwell, but those services were no longer being offered. Him. Further, Rockwell was no longer welcome at the motel. During the interview with the victim, suspect Rockwell, highly intoxicated and agitated at this point, was observed harassing and threatening another resident at the motel. Rockwell was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, harassment 2nd degree, and criminal trespass 2nd degree. Rockwell was arraigned before Town Justice Wagner in Town of Schodack Justice Court and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $2,500.00 cash or bail bond. A full stay-away order of protection was issued in favor of the owner and residents of the motel as well. Rockwell was scheduled to reappear in town court on April 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm.