Man defecated in alcove: police

AMSTERDAM – City police said officers arrested a man Wednesday who defecated in an alcove at the Riverfront Center.

Robert J. Chudkosky, 56, of 106 Division St., was charged with public lewdness, a misdemeanor.

Police said on Saturday, security officers at the Riverfront Center advised police they discovered feces on the carpet in an alcove on the second floor.

Police officers were able to identify Chudkosky from security footage, police said.

On Wednesday, police said officers located Chudkosky and determined he was responsible for “committing the unsanitary act.”

Chudkosky was released on an appearance ticket returnable to City Court on July 9.