Major Eugene J. Staniszewski
Troop A Commander
On August 18, 2022, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation out of SP Amity arrested Bryan A. Deming, 34 of Friendship, NY for Criminal Possession of a Weapon (handgun), Criminal Mischief 2nd degree, Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child (4 counts) and Harassment (3 counts).
On August 18, 2022, approximately 9:15 P.M., Troopers out of SP Amity responded to Pigtail Road in the town of Friendship for a domestic dispute. Investigation determined Deming had a physical altercation with multiple victims at the residence. Deming exited the residence and retrieved a Kimber .45 ACP from a vehicle and starting firing rounds in close proximity of the victims. Deming then took a sledgehammer and caused extensive damage to a vehicle at the residence. Troopers arrived at the location and arrested Deming without incident. The pistol and other firearms were taken and a Temporary Extreme Risk Protective Orders (T.E.R.P.O.) was filed. Deming was transported to SP Amity and processed.
Deming was arraigned at the town of Friendship Court and released on his own recognizance.