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Schenectady Police: Rotterdam man repeatedly threatened social services employee, faces felony

Peter Caschera
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Peter Caschera

Update January 2021: Charges dismissed against man accused of threatening Schenectady County Social Services employee in 2019

SCHENECTADY – A Rotterdam man made repeated threatening phone calls to a Schenectady County Department of Social Services employee this week and he now faces a felony, authorities said.

Peter Caschera, 32, of Walnut Avenue, was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with one count of making a terroristic threat, a felony, along with misdemeanor aggravated harassment.

Caschera is accused of making a total of seven phone calls to a management level employee at social services in the span of 32 minutes Monday around 11 a.m. In the calls, he is accused of “making threats to inflict harm on both the victim, members of his family and as well as the staff that work for the victim,” according to police allegations filed in court.

Caschera was arraigned and ordered held on $10,000 bail. He remained at the Schenectady County Jail Thursday.

Update January 2021: Charges dismissed against man accused of threatening Schenectady County Social Services employee in 2019

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