SCHODACK, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Schodack man has been arrested on gun charges after an alleged fight at a Nassau home. New York State Police said Benjamin Sager, 34, was arrested on a warrant in Saratoga on September 11.

On September 9 around 9:30 a.m., troopers received a complaint about the incident that happened on September 6. After an investigation, police found that Sager threatened a person inside the home with a loaded shotgun after a fight. Children were present during the incident.

A search warrant was then executed at the home. The shotgun involved, along with another illegally possessed handgun, were seized.


  • Two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon
  • Fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon
  • Second-degree menacing
  • Second-degree reckless endangerment
  • Endangering the welfare of a child

Sager was arraigned in Schodack Town Court. He was released under the supervision of the Rensselaer County Probation Department.