Police Arrest Richmondville’s Matthew Bergeron in Rotterdam Truck Stop
State Police arrested Matthew Bergeron, 23 of Richmondville, at the Pilot Truck Stop in Rotterdam and charged him with felony violation of probation on Thursday afternoon.
Bergeron was wanted by the Schoharie County Probation Department on the charge for a previous conviction of criminal possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor violation of probation warrant for a previous conviction of criminal possession of a hypodermic needle.
A State Police investigator happened upon Bergeron in the parking lot when he observed him back the vehicle he was operating crookedly and thereby straddled two parking spaces. Bergeron was known to the investigator through previous arrests, and it was also known that Bergeron was wanted on warrants.
Bergeron attempted to walk away from the vehicle and was taken into custody without incident.
Bergeron was additionally charged with aggravated unlicensed operation. He is to be detained at the Schoharie County Correctional Facility pending his appearance in Schoharie County Court.
The State Police were assisted by the Schoharie County Probation Department.