Man Charged After Allegedly Firing On Deputies, Standoff


A four hour standoff that began Tuesday night ended with the arrest of a Town of Rutland man, according to Jefferson County sheriff's deputies.

In a statement Wednesday morning, deputies said they were called to 29660 Andrews Road to check on the welfare of Robert J. Brady, 37.

Brady fired several rounds from a shotgun and a rifle at deputies, according to the statement.

That brought out special teams from the sheriff's department, Watertown city police and the Onondaga County sheriff's department. The statement notes Brady was taken into custody after a four hour standoff.

Brady is charged with menacing a police officer, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon.

He was to be arraigned in Town of Champion court.

State police, the Rutland fire department and the county's office of emergency management assisted the sheriff's department.


Thursday, December 8, 2016
, Watertown, NY

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