A man who defecated in an alcove at the Amsterdam Riverfront Center on June 22 has been charged with public lewdness, according to Amsterdam Police.
Robert J. Chudkosky, 56, of Division St. in Amsterdam, was charged with public lewdness (Class B misdemeanor). Chudkosky was released on an appearance ticket and due back in city court on July 9.
Police say it happened Saturday, June 22 when Riverfront Center Security called Amsterdam Police that they discovered feces on the carpet in an alcove near an office on the second floor. Investigators reviewed security footage and patrol officers were able to identify the suspect from previous police contact. He was found four days later and charged with committing the unsanitary act.