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Man faces multiple charges after altercation in Corinth

Man faces multiple charges after altercation in Corinth

He hit himself in face, slammed head into patrol vehicle, deputies say
Man faces multiple charges after altercation in Corinth
Nicholas L. Carleton.
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CORINTH — A village resident is facing a host of charges after allegedly using a vehicle — while he was intoxicated — to damage a building Monday on Main Street, according to a Saratoga County Sheriff's Office report.

Nicholas L. Carleton, 36, of 250 Main St., Apartment 1, was charged with three counts of first-degree reckless endangerment, a felony, and the misdemeanors of endangering the welfare of a child and resisting arrest, along with several vehicle and traffic law violations, deputies said.

The arrest happened after deputies responded to a report of a fight at 250 Main St. An investigation revealed that Carleton intentionally drove a vehicle into the building, which was occupied at the time, several times, deputies said.

He was intoxiated at the time, according to the deputies' report, and resisted arrest — deputies said he repeatedly hit himself in the face and slammed his head into the hood of a sheriff's patrol vehicle, causing damage to the vehicle.

Carleton was arraigned in Corinth Town Court and was sent to county jail to await further proceedings in the matter, deputies said.

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