Woman acussed of socking man with socket wrench

MUGSHOT LaRockA Whitehall woman was charged with multiple felonies after she allegedly struck her ex-boyfriend in the head with a socket wrench.

Samantha L. LaRock, 20, of Montcalm Avenue, was charged with assault in the second degree, burglary in the second degree, both felonies, and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor.

Police allege that on Oct. 2 LaRock went to her ex-boyfriend’s house on Firehouse Way in Fort Ann and illegally entered his residence. LaRock then allegedly struck the man in the head with a wrench, causing minor injury.

LaRock, who fled the scene after the incident, was picked up by Whitehall Police later than night and taken into custody.

She was arraigned in Kingsbury Town Court and released with a stay away order of protection. The case is being reviewed by the district attorney’s office to determine if additional action is necessary.
The case was handled by Deputy Timothy Carroll and Sergeant Michael Distasio of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

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