Schaghticoke man arrested for trespassing, says he “just wanted a hug and a kiss”

BRUNSWICK, N.Y. (NEWS10)– A Schaghticoke man has been arrested after entering woman’s home.

Edward J. Zierak mugBrunswick Police say they arrested 74-year-old Edward J. Zierak of Schaghticoke for Criminal Trespass on Saturday afternoon.

Police responded to a report of a suspicious person at a residence on South Pearl Street in the Town of Schaghticoke. The elderly homeowner said Zierak walked into her house and surprised her. She screamed and told him to leave.

Police located Zierak at his residence and took him into custody. Zierak told police that he “just wanted a hug and a kiss.”

Zierak was transported to the Brunswick barracks for processing. He was arraigned in the Town of Schaghticoke Court and released. The court issued an Order of Protection for the woman.

Zierak is scheduled to return to court at a later date.




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