Major Robert E. Patnaude
Troop G Commander
On February 28, 2020, State Police in Clifton Park arrested 43-year-old John E. Serrell of Clifton Park for Reckless Endangerment 1st degree (D felony) and Illegal Discharge of a Firearm (misdemeanor).
At approximately 9:00 p.m. Friday night, state police responded to a residence in the Town of Clifton Park for a report of gunshots.
Investigation revealed that Serrell had accidentally discharged a firearm while cleaning the weapon. The discharged round traveled through a window casing in his home and entered the residence behind him. No one was injured.
Serrell was issued an appearance ticket for Clifton Park Town Court on March 4, 2020 at 6:00pm.