Man accused in Mohawk Commons scare in court - NEWS10 ABC: Albany, New York News, Weather, Sports

Man accused in Mohawk Commons scare in court

Posted:

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. – The Schenectady man accused of placing a suspicious package at Mohawk Commons appeared in court Wednesday.

A judge ordered 21-year-old Joshua Usher to undergo a mental evaluation.

Usher allegedly placed a suspicious package in the area between Target and Famous Footwear Tuesday. Witnesses said they saw Usher place the package and walk away.

Several stores were evacuated as the bomb squad was called to the scene. The package was not dangerous.

Usher was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Placing a False Bomb or Hazardous Substance. His family said Usher suffers from psychological issues.

Powered by WorldNow

341 Northern Blvd., Albany, NY 12204

Telephone: 518.436.4822
Fax: 518.426.4792
Email: news@news10.com

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Young Broadcasting of Albany, Inc. A Media General Company.