ALBANY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

COUNTY COURT HOUSE ALBANY, NEW YORK 12207 (518) 487-5400 FAX: (518) 487-5037 WWW.ALBANYCOUNTYSHERIFF.COM

PRESS RELEASE
June 27, 2012 The Albany County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Jason R. Neiles age 29 of Watervliet New York for Assault. On June 27, 2012 at approximately 5:15pm Nieles physically attacked a 65 year old parking lot attendant at the New York State Court of Appeals parking garage. The attack was witnessed by Sheriff Craig D. Apple who was leaving his near by office. Sheriff Apple quickly intervened and after a brief struggled took Nieles into custody. The incident began when Neiles who appeared intoxicated was walking on Pine Street in the area of the Court of Appeals in the City of Albany. A bicyclist went by and Neiles yelled obscenities at the person. The parking lot attendant who had no involvement was at his post in the parking lot of the Court of Appeals when Neiles turned to him and began to assault him for no apparent reason. As a result of the attack the victim suffered multiple abrasions and contusions to his face and head was transported to Albany Memorial Hospital by Ambulance for treatment. Neiles is being charged with Assault in the Second Degree a class D Felony and Resisting Arrest. Neiles is scheduled to be arraigned after processing is complete. Additional information pertaining to the arraignment will be released when it becomes available.