MALTA, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A New York State trooper has been arrested and charged after an alleged domestic incident.
State police said Edward Dandaraw, of Ballston Spa, got into a verbal argument with someone and ripped a phone out of their hand, which caused some bruising.
Dandaraw then damaged the phone, according to police.
Police said the 47-year-old was off-duty at the time of the incident. He has been suspended from the force without pay.
Dandaraw was charged with Assault in the Third Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree. He is scheduled to be in Milton Town Court on September 26.