SELKIRK — An East Greenbush man faces attempted murder charges following an alleged assault at a River Road home that sent one of two victims to the hospital with multiple stab wounds Friday night, Sept. 16.
According to a Bethlehem Police Department statement, police responded to a domestic incident at 1049 River Road at approximately 9:25 p.m. When officers arrived at the scene they located two victims who had been assaulted. One victim was treated at the scene and the second victim was transported to Albany Medical Center with injuries from multiple stab wounds.
The alleged culprit was not at the scene when police arrived, leading to a search involving Bethlehem police, Albany County Sheriff’s and New York State Police through the heavily wooded area less than a mile from the Henry Hudson Town Park.
Police searched for Adam J. Matteson Jr, a 36-year-old from East Greenbush, currently on parole and required to wear an electronic monitoring device. During the investigation, police said they learned he had removed his device prior to the incident.
East Greenbush Police Department assisted with the investigation from the beginning and in the early morning Saturday morning, located Matteson near his East Greenbush residence before taking him into custody.
The victim that received stab wounds is being treated at Albany Medical Center for his injuries. At this time there is no further update on his condition.
Police said there was also a stolen vehicle from Rt 9W, Glenmont located in the vicinity.
Matteson is being charged with multiple felonies, including second-degree attempted murder, first-degree burglary, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and third-degree grand larceny. He was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
Matteson was arraigned in Town of Bethlehem Court and remanded to the Albany County Correctional Facility. A return date was set for Tuesday, Oct. 18.