Man pleads guilty to 2020 Halfmoon break-in, kidnapping

A man accused of breaking into his ex-wife’s home, chasing her with a hammer and abducting their son has pleaded guilty in Saratoga County Court.

NewsChannel 13 first told you in May 2020 about an AMBER Alert after police say Nivaldo Oliveira broke into his ex-wife’s apartment in Halfmoon to abduct their 6-year-old child.

His ex-wife escaped by jumping out of a second story window, injuring her ankle.

The child and Oliveira were eventually found in Albany. The child was not hurt.

Oliveira pleaded guilty to burglary.