ALBANY – Four men from West Virginia pleaded guilty, Friday, Jan. 20 to beating another man in a Colonie hotel.
According to District Attorney David Soares, on June 5, 2016, at around 3 p.m. the four men attacked an acquaintance, restrained and beat him for several hours while at a hotel on Airport Park Boulevard.
The four kicked the man, beat him with closed fists and cut him with a knife. He suffered broken bones and was bit in the genitals.
Shane McCalister, 29, Dallas Fox, 43, and Michael Grimmett, 33, pleaded guilty to felony assault and face four years in prison when sentenced on March 10.
Mark Skaggs, 33, pleaded guilty to attempted assault and is looking at six years in prison.
Assistant District Attorney Dennis DiBari of the Major Crimes Unit prosecuted this case.