Fatal Overdose In Bath – A NYC Man Is Charged

January 11, 2023

BATH, NY – From Police Chief Colin Taft:

On 1/10/23, the Village of Bath Police Department responded to a male overdosing at a residence on E. Steuben St. in the Village. Upon arrival the male was found to be deceased. The Coroner arrived on scene and the body was transported to Binghamton, NY for an autopsy and toxicology. The Bath Police Investigator and road patrol interviewed a male on scene and conducted an investigation. The male, identified as Usbaldo Rodriguez, age 63, from NYC, was taken into custody for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a class B felony and Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree, a class D felony. Mr. Rodriguez, a 4 time convicted felon, to include Manslaughter in the First Degree, was taken to the Steuben County CAP Court to await arraignment. More charges are expected after the investigation is finalized and reviewed by the District Attorney. A big thank you to the Bath Ambulance Corps for their assistance in trying to revive the victim.