On October 22nd, 2016 the Schodack Police Department arrested 43 year old Wayne R. Calkins of Schodack, NY. Mr. Calkins was arrested for damaging property during a domestic dispute at his residence. Mr. Calkins was charged with Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree, a class A midemeanor. Mr. Calkins was released on his own recognizance due back in the Schodack Town Court on 11/09/2016 with an order of protection in place.
On October 9th, 2016 the Schodack Police Department arrested 21 year old Nathaniel Quinn of Schodack, NY. Mr. Quinn was stopped for failure to signal a lane change. Subsequent investigation revealed that Mr. Quinn was in possession of a quantity of heroin and a quantity of marijuana. He faces the misdemeanor charge of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree and the violation of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Mr. Quinn was processed and released on appearance tickets due back in the Schodack Town Court on 11/09/2016.
In the month of September, the Schodack Police Department made arrests for the following offenses in addition to the listed entries:
-Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of Motor Vehicle 2nd Degree (1 arrest)
-Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree (4 arrests)
-Warrant for Other Agency (2 arrests)
-Harassment 2nd Degree (1 arrest)
-Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended Registration (1 arrest)
On October 1st, 2016 the Schodack Police Department arrested 29 year old Jessica Weinheimer of Schodack, NY. Ms. Weinheimer was arrested for stealing $78.00 from the Dunkin’ Donuts store on Columbia Tupike, where she was an employee and had been employed there for two days. Ms. Weinheimer was observed on camera stealing from the file cabinet in the stores office. Ms. Weinheimer was arrested and upon further investigation she was found to be in possession of two hypodermic syringes with heroin residue as well as several paper envelopes with heroin residue. In addition to Petit Larceny, she was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree and Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument, all misdemeanors. She is due back in the Schodack Town Court on 10/05/2016.
On September 14th, 2016 the Schodack Police Department arrested 24 year old Christopher Rioux of Schodack, NY and 24 year old Shane Banks of Schodack, NY. The two were staying at the Bel Air Motel in the Town of Schodack. The Schodack Police Department was assisting with a search of their motel room with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. The two were found to be in possession of Heroin and other drug related contraband. They were charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree and released on an appearance ticket due back in the Schodack Town Court.
On September 6th, 2016 the Schodack Police Department arrested 36 year old Daniel Plouffe of Glens Falls, NY. Mr. Plouffe was arrested for allegedly stalking his ex-girlfriend by showing up at her residence without her permission and other alarming actions placing her in fear of physical injury. He was charged with Stalking in the 4th Degree and released on an appearance ticket due back in the Schodack Town Court on 09/07/2016.
On September 4th, 2016 the Schodack Police Department arrested 31 year old Robert Hilton of Schodack, NY. While interviewing the victim of a reported harassment complaint, Mr. Hilton Continuously interfered with the investigation by making unreasonable noise, making threatening statements and physical motions towards the officers, and then threatened to do physical harm to the victim in the presence of the officers. Mr. Hilton then fled the scene on foot, barricading himself in his residence, then leading officers on a foot pursuit through the neighborhood where he then barricaded himself in another residence. Mr. Hilton eventually exited the residence and was taken into custody without further incident. Mr. Hilton faced the misdemeanor charge of Obstructing Govemental Administration in the 2nd Degree and the violations of Harassment in the 2nd Degree and Disorderly Conduct. He was released on appearance tickets due back in the Schodack Town Court on 09/14/2016.
On September 11th, 2016 the Schodack Police Department arrested 19 year old Brandon Smith, of Schodack NY. Mr. Smith was the operator of a motor vehicle which ran off the Interstate 90 Exit 11 Eastbound off ramp. Mr. Smith fled the scene of the accident, which had caused an injury to a passenger. Mr. Smith was located a short while later and taken into custody. He faces misdemeanor charges of Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Auto Accident, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree, and several traffic infractions. He is scheduled to return to the Schodack Town Court on 10/05/2016.