Acting Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
June 4, 2020 – SP Cobleskill Barracks
New York Troopers stationed at SP Cobleskill arrested a Schenectady man for the Class E Felony of Criminal Contempt 1st after a dispute in Carlisle, NY.
Shawn M. Zielinski, age 50, was arrested following a dispute at a residence in Carlisle. Responding Troopers determined that Zielinski came to the residence in violation of a full stay away order issued by Schoharie County Court. While at the residence, Zielinski is alleged to have made threats to harm a protected party and damaged property.
Troopers located Zielinski shortly after incident in Schenectady, NY where he was taken into custody. He was charged with Criminal Contempt 1st (E Felony) Criminal Mischief 4th (A Misdemeanor) and Harassment 2nd (Violation).
Zielinski was processed and arraigned by the Carlisle Town Court via Skype. Zielinski was released to appear at a future court date with the following conditions: He must not he must not violate the order of protection again; he must not commit any other offenses; and he must make telephonic contact with the Schoharie County Probation Department once per week.