Albany County inmate accused of assaulting another inmate

WNYT Staff
Updated: September 16, 2020 08:39 AM
Created: September 16, 2020 05:07 AM

An inmate at the Albany County Jail is facing new charges. He’s now accused of assaulting another inmate.

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple says Ares Barreto went into another inmate’s cell and assaulted him by punching him in the head. The victim was treated for a laceration above his eye.


Barreto was charged and will be arraigned at Colonie Town Court at a later date.

Copyright 2020 - WNYT-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Comment on Facebook
No property tax increase in proposed Cohoes budget

Tedisco calls for subpoena of nursing home coronavirus data

Officer charged in Breonna Taylor case but not for her death

Protesters clash outside Schenectady County Courthouse

Ginsburg remembered as prophet for justice, American icon