11 October 2019
 
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE

On October 10, 2019, State Police in Fonda arrested 23-year-old Zachary P. Folts of Canajoharie, for Reckless Assault of a Child, a class D felony.
 
Folts is accused of causing serious injury to a nine-month-old infant who was in his care. Investigation into the events leading up to Folts’ arrest began when emergency services were called to a residence in the town of Canajoharie for an unresponsive nine-month-old.
 
The infant was transported to Albany Medical Center via Helicopter, and was treated for injuries consistent with physical abuse.

Folts was taken into custody and processed at SP Fonda. He was arraigned in Palatine Town Court and released on $2,500 bail. He is due back in court on October 28, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
 
 
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