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Altamont man arrested for assaulting officer


ALBANY, N.Y.—Officer Robert Bailey conducted a traffic stop Monday, June 30, that led to an arrest.

Upon stopping a vehicle for traffic violations, the passenger of the car, Michele Salerno, 54, of Altamont, exited the car and refused to get back in.

Officer Bailey placed him under arrest and while attempting to handcuff him, Salerno allegedly resisted and assaulted the officer, including biting him.

Salerno was charged with Criminal Mischief, Assault, Resisting Arrest, and Obstructing Governmental Administration.

He was remanded to Albany County Jail in lieu of $4,000 bail.

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