SCHAGTICOKE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police say they’ve arrested three individuals after fighting in front of a toddler, which involved one woman being struck by a water jug.
Police say the physical argument started in the Town of Schaghticoke on March 29. That is where 26-year-old Erin Rahm from Schaghticoke was arrested for the Felony of Assault in the second degree, the Misdemeanors of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the fourth degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Police say 27-year-old Morgan Brannigan from Ballston Lake was arrested for the Misdemeanor of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and the Violation of Harassment in the second degree.
Also, 24-year-old Maria Guay from Schaghticoke was arrested for the Misdemeanor of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Police say the fight was a result of Guay returning to the home she shares with Rahm and observing him inside the home with another woman, Morgan Brannigan.
A physical fight began involving all three people. Police say Guay sustained physical injuries from Rahm who used a water jug to strike her, causing the brunt of her injuries. Inside the home, a toddler was there to witness the entire incident. This resulted in the Endangering the Welfare of a Child charge for all three defendants.
Troopers made a mandatory referral to the New York State Central Registry for Child Abuse and Maltreatment.
Rahm was arraigned in the Town of Schaghticoke Court and released to the custody of the Rensselaer County Probation Department. Brannigan and Guay were given appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Schaghticoke Court.