23 April 2021
 
  
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE
 Major James C. Michael
 Troop F Commander
 

  
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
On April 22, 2021 at approximately 10:50 p.m. state police from the Coxsackie barracks responded to a resident on State Route 145 in the town of Durham for a report of a domestic incident. Upon arrival, trooper spoke with John Servider, age 21 from the town of Durham, who was standing outside of the residence. While speaking to troopers, Servider became irate and began to curse and scream at his neighbors. He was instructed by troopers to stop screaming and swearing. He then picked up a small plastic table and through into a fence causing the table to break. Troopers attempted to take Servider into custody for disorderly contact. He began to fight the troopers and said he was not going to be arrested. He was eventually taken into custody after a struggle. After being arrested, troopers located a glass smoking device containing methamphetamine residue.
 
Troopers then interviewed the victim of the domestic incident. The victim stated that Servider struck them in the face and pushed their face into a make-up vanity. Servider destroyed some furniture in the apartment along with a tv. The victim refused any medical treatment.
 
Servider was charged with Criminal Mischief 3rd degree, a felony. He was additionally charged with Resisting Arrest, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree, Obstruction of Governmental Administration, (all misdemeanors) Harassment 2nd degree, and Disorderly Contact, (both violations). He was released on a appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Durham Court on May, 7, 2021 at 3:30 p.m.
 
 

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