On April 19, 2019, at 3:26 p.m., State Police in Herkimer responded to a reported burglary in progress at a residence on Shells Bush Road in the town of Little Falls.

A male suspect had been confronted leaving the residence by a neighbor, who attempted to keep the male from fleeing the scene. The suspect physically threw the neighbor into the door of the residence causing him to suffer a compound fracture. The suspect then fled the scene into a swampy wooded area behind the residence. Troopers and NYS ENCON Officers responded to the scene and quickly established a perimeter. Following an extensive 4 ½ hour search utilizing State Police K9 and a Drone, the suspect was taken into custody without incident.

The suspect, Dayvon A. Hall, age 24, from Little Falls, NY was arrested for Attempted Burglary 1st degree (B felony), Assault 2nd degree (D felony), Possession of Burglar Tools (A misdemeanor) and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana (violation).

Hall was arraigned in the town of Little Falls Court and remanded to the Herkimer County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail or $100,000 bond.

State Police was assisted at the scene by several members from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Police.