Today, Sheriff Craig S. DuMond announced that a Troy, NY, man is facing a felony assault charge following an investigation into an assault that occurred at the Roxbury Country Store on December 21, 2020.

On Monday Afternoon, December 21, 2020, Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Town of Roxbury to investigate a reported assault involving two males that had occurred the previous day. Investigation by Deputies revealed that two males had engaged in a physical altercation at the Roxbury Country Store on December 20, 2020. It was further determined that the victim had sustained head and neck injuries as a result of being hit by the suspect who was identified as 48-year-old Mark Williams of Troy, NY. The victim was evaluated, treated and released from a local hospital following the incident. A signed complaint was secured from the victim and was forwarded to the Town of Roxbury Court which later issued a Criminal Summons for Williams and Temporary Order of Protection for the victim.

On Saturday, March 13, Deputies located, arrested and served Williams with the Criminal Summons charging him with assault in the second degree. Williams was also served with the temporary order of protection prohibiting him from having contact with the victim. Williams was directed to appear in the Town of Roxbury Court on a later date to answer the charge.

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