Troopers: Broadalbin man charged in Northampton home burglary


NORTHAMPTON A Broadalbin man has been arrested, accused of illegally entering a Northampton home and then fighting with one of the residents, state police said.

Austin R. Conklin, 24, of Broadalbin, was arrested and charged with one count of second-degree burglary, a felony, along with misdemeanor assault, criminal mischief and aggravated harassment, police said.

Police responded to the home just after 9 p.m. Friday for a report of an assault. They soon concluded Conklin entered the residence without permission and then fought with one of the occupants, police said.

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Conklin is accused of injuring the person, damaging their property and sending them threats via social media, police said.

Those involved were known to each other from a prior incident, police said.

Conklin was arraigned and ordered held on $2,500 bail.

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By Steven Cook

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