On November 17th, 2016 the Schodack Police Department arrested 45 year old Daniel Graziano of Schodack, NY. Patrol officers were dispatched to the Hostfield Inn on Columbia Tupike for a disorderly person who was armed with a baseball bat. Mr. Graziano was found to be intoxicated and causing a disturbance with a billy club. Mr. Graziano was arrested for Criminal Possession of Weapon in the Third degree, a class D felony, due to prior felony convictions. Mr. Graziano was processed, arrained, and remanded to the Rensselaer County Jail. He is due back in the Schodack Town Court on 11/22/2016.
The Town of Schodack Police Department responded to a call of an armed
robbery in progress at the Jewelry Repair Center at 1629 Columbia Tupike
in the Town of Schodack. Two suspects had fled the scene upon the
arrival of police. Witnesses provided a suspect and vehicle description to
the officers. A flash broadcast was sent to all area law enforcement
agencies with the description.
Police located the suspects on I90 westbound at around exit 8. The suspects
tried to elude the police and lost control of their vehicle at the I787
southbound exit. The suspects fled from this point and police continued the
pursuit of the suspects on foot. By this time a number of officers from
various law enforcement agencies were involved in attempting to locate the
suspects. After an extensive foot pursuit, both suspects were taken into
custody in the City of Albany in the area of Huck Finn’s Warehouse. Police recovered two handguns, a revolver. Other property belonging to the victim was also recovered.
The suspects have been identified as Peter Watson, 21 of Rensselaer, NY. They are charged the following crimes:
Grand Larceny 3rd
Other charges are pending.
Both suspects were arraigned in the Town of Schodack Justice Court by Justice Wagner and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.
In the month of October, 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)
-Criminal Warrant (1 arrest)
-Harassment 2nd Degree (2 arrest)
-Trespass (1 arrest)
-Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended Registration (2 arrests)
On October 21st, 2016 the Schodack Police Department arrested 25 year old Paige M. King of Watervliet, NY. Ms. King was stopped for failure to stop for a school bus. Subsequent investigation revealed that Ms. King was driving on a suspended license and was in possession of two controlled substances (Vyvanse and Hydrocodone) without a prescription. Ms. King was charged with the misdemeanor of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Subtance in the 7th degree, the misdemeanor of Aggravated Unlicensed Opaeration of a Motor Vehicle in the third degree, and a Public Health Law violation. Ms. King was released on appearance tickets due back in the Schodack Town Court on 11/09/2016.