17 June 2020
 
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Acting Major R. Christopher West
 Troop G Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On June 15, 2020, State Police in Fonda arrested 49-year-old Robert L. Vanalstyne of Fultonville, for Assault 1st degree (B felony) and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degree (A misdemeanor).

At approximately 4:34 p.m. on Monday, Troopers were dispatched to a residence in Fultonville for a domestic dispute. Upon arriving at the scene, Troopers located a victim who was suffering from a head injury. The victim was transported to Albany Medical Center via helicopter and was treated for a skull fracture.

Vanalstyne is accused of striking the victim in the head with a bat during an altercation. He was taken into custody and transported to SP Fonda for processing. Vanalstyne was arraigned in Glen Town Court and released on his own recognizance, he is due back in court on June 18, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

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