30 November 2021

  Major Michael S. TenEyck
  Troop D Commander



On November 28th, 2021, at approximately 10:35 PM, New York State Police responded to an address in the village of Sylvan Beach regarding a male threatening his neighbor with a chainsaw.  It was reported that Daniel J. Waller (age 59) had arrived at a residence on Pleasant Ave in Sylvan Beach and had damaged a vehicle with a chainsaw and threatened to kill the homeowner.  Troopers arrived on the scene and located Waller in the roadway with a chainsaw at his feet.  Troopers attempted to take Waller into custody, at which time he physically resisted arrest.  As a result, a taser was used to subdue Waller.  Waller was then taken into custody without further incident and was charged with the following:

  • Menacing 2nd degree - (A misdemeanor)
  • Resisting Arrest  - (A misdemeanor)
  • Criminal Mischief 4th degree - (A misdemeanor)
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree - (D Felony)

State Police have been called to deal with Waller on four separate occasions since 11/27/2021.  Waller is a registered sex offender in New York.  He was transported to Oneida County Jail where he was arraigned and released on his own recognizance. 



You must be logged in to view this item.

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.