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 overtued. 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.
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.
Members of the Town of Schodack Police Department will be at the child safety seat trailer available. Call the polce department at 518.477.8077 for information. Hope to see you there.
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 overtued 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.
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
On September 9, 2014 The Town of Schodack Police Department arrested Robin Shaver, 53 of 207 Center Street Ellenville, NY for Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree. Officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in the parking lot of Hamilton Printing Co. in Castleton, NY. Ms. Shaver had struck a retaining wall in the Hamilton Printing Co. parking lot as well as a guard rail on state route 9J just north of Hamilton Printing. Ms. Shaver possessed a small quantity of crack cocaine and a glass pipe. She was evaluated by a certified drug recognition expert from SUNY Albany Police, determined to be under the influence of drugs, and subsequently arrested. Ms. Shaver was arraigned in Schodack Town Court and is currently remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $1,000.00 bail. East Greenbush Police assisted with this arrest as well.