TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Saturday, at about 10:30 p.m., former Troy council president Rodney G. Wiltshire, 47, was arrested after police responded to a disturbance at a residence on Brunswick Road. Wiltshire is accused of choking someone during a domestic incident.

Troy Assistant Police Chief Steven Baker has confirmed that Wiltshire was brought to the city police station for processing. He was arranged in Schaghticoke Town Court on Sunday morning.


  • Criminal obstruction of breathing/blood circulation (misdemeanor)
  • Second-degree harassment (violation)

Wiltshire has been released on an appearance ticket. He is due to reappear in Troy City Court on Monday.