16 December 2019
 
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE

On December 15, 2019, State Police in Fonda arrested 29-year-old Christopher L. Carrobis of Amsterdam, for Criminal Contempt 1st degree (E felony), Criminal Obstruction of Breathing (A misdemeanor), Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd degree (A misdemeanor), and Assault 3rd degree (A misdemeanor).
 
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, State Police responded to the Walmart in Amsterdam for a domestic dispute. On scene investigation determined that the victim had stepped outside of Walmart to smoke a cigarette, when they were approached by Carrobis.
 
Carrobis slapped the victim and pushed them into a wall. When the victim attempted to leave, Carrobis grabbed them by the throat, and threw them to the ground. The victim was able to get away after a bystander intervened.
 
Carrobis left the scene and was taken into custody by patrols a short time later. He was processed at SP Fonda and arraigned in Amsterdam Town Court. Carrobis was remanded to Montgomery County Jail on $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond. He is due back in court on December 17, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
 
 
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