15 September 2022
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander
 
 
 

 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On September 13, 2022, around 3:24 p.m., Troopers responded to a residence on Lapham Mills Road in the town of Peru for a domestic dispute involving a gun.  The investigation determined that Cody A. Sample, 34, of Saranac, NY, and the victim were involved in a dispute over a vehicle.  Sample went to the residence and stabbed the tires to the vehicle causing them to go flat.  Richard L. Baillargeon, 30, of Chazy, NY, confronted Sample regarding the slashed tires, while in possession of a handgun.

 

Baillargeon was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree. He was arraigned at Peru Town Court and released. 

 

Sample was arrested and charged with Criminal Mischief 2nd degree.  He was arraigned at Peru Town Court and released.  

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