Derby man racks up charges after incident at Troy General Store

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TROY — A 44-year-old man from Derby racked up a list of charges after a drunken outburst at the Troy General Store on Thursday.

At around 7:20 p.m. State Police and the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call that an intoxicated male was threatening patrons at the store.

Police say their investigation revealed that Stephen Heath, 44, of Derby, was under the influence of alcohol, which was a violation of his conditions of release.

They say Heath was engaging in violent and threatening behavior in a public area. He was placed under arrest.

While in custody, police say Heath made two attempts to assault members of the State Police.

He was lodged at Northern State Correctional Facility.

He is facing charges of violation of conditions of release, disorderly conduct, and assault on a law enforcement officer.