A Richfield Springs man was charged Monday, July 15, after State Police say he smashed someone's radio after that person refused to go to the store and buy him an alcoholic beverage.

Thomas A. Niznik, 44, was charged with fourth degree criminal mischief after State Police responded to a reported dispute at a home in Richfield Springs.

Niznik was arrested and arraigned in the Burlington Town Court where he was sent to the Otsego County jail on $250 cash or $500 property bond.

He is scheduled to  reappear in court on Tuesday, July 23. An order of protection was issued to the victim, according to a media release from State Police.