On November 14, 2020, at approximately 1:17 p.m., State Police responded to a residence on Cedar Street in the village of Champlain for a report of a domestic dispute. 35-year-old Jeremy T. Rea of Champlain, had barricaded himself and a female victim inside an apartment and refused to allow the victim to leave. He also threatened the victim with a knife and a BB gun. Rea eventually surrendered to police. He was arrested and charged with Menacing 2nd degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, and Unlawful Imprisonment 1st degree. He was arraigned in the Champlain Town Court and remanded to the Clinton County Jail in lieu of $250 cash bail, or $500 bond.
State Police were assisted by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office.