On December 27th, 2017 the Schodack Police Department arrested 19 year old Joseph Zach of Nassau, NY. Mr. Zach was the operator of a vehicle that was involved in a single car property damage auto accident on Beaver Rd. He showed signs of impairment and was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. His BAC was 0.08%. He was released with traffic tickets due to appear back in the Schodack Town Court.
On December 15th, 2017 the Schodack Police Department arrested 16 year old Austin Hoag of Schodack, NY. Mr. Hoag was arrested for Petit Larceny and Unlawful Possession of Personal Identification Information 3rd Degree, both misdemeanors, after making unauthorized transactions with a family members credit card information. He was released on appearance tickets due to appear in the Schodack Town Court.
On December 14th, 2017 the Schodack Police Department arrested 22 year old Keojhi T. Branch of Catskill, NY. Mr. Branch was stopped on North Main St for speeding by Officer Montross. Fruther investigation revealed that Mr. Branch unlawfully possessed an electronic stun gun and property that was stolen from the Vent Fitness Gym locker room located in Guilderland, NY. After tuing himself in on an arrest warrant he was released on his own recognizance due to appear back in the Shcodack Town Court at a later date.
On December 10th, 2017 the Schodack Police Department arrested 50 year old Robert Packard of Pittsfield, MA. Around 06:30 PM the Schodack Police Department responded to the Mobil gas station on Miller Rd for a suspicious vehicle complaint. Upon their arrival patrol officers observed a subject with the vehicle who then appeared to be eluding from police by walking towards the Comfort Inn. He was interviewed and after several discrepencies in his story the officers determined the vehicle was stolen from Massachusetts. He was arrested and charged with the felony of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Third Degree. He was remanded to the Rensselaer County Jail on $20,000 bail with a preliminary hearing set for 12/14/2017 at 02:00 PM.
On December 08th, 2017 the Schodack Police Department arrested 36 year old Jared Leinfelder of Schodack, NY. Mr. Leinfelder was arrested after injuring his girlfriend during a domestic dispute. He was arrested and chraged with the misdemeanor of Assault in the Third Degree. He was released under the supervision of probation due to appear back in the Schodack Town Court on 01/10/2018 at 06:00 PM.
In the month of November, 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 (1 arrest)
-Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd Degree (1 arrest)
-Criminal Warrant (11 arrests)
-Unlawful Possession of Marijuana (3 arrests)
-Harassment 2nd Degree(1 arrest)
On November 26th, 2017 the Schodack Police Department arrested 27 year old Alexander Gayheart of Ballston Spa, NY. Mr. Gayheart was stopped on North Main St for speeding by Officer Montross. Mr. Gayheart was then found to be in possession of heroin, a crack pipe, and hypodermic needles. He was then charged with the misdemeanors of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument, two counts of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Second Degree, and other infractions. He was remanded to the Rensselaer County Jail on $2500 bail due to appear in the Schodack Town Court on 12/13/2017 at 06:00 PM.