He allegedly broke into a home, tied up the female resident, and told her she had a choice: she could either drink antifreeze or he could shoot her.

In a written statement troopers say the incident took place on May 15, 2014.  Now Lyman G. Harris is in custody at the Madison County Jail on $250,000 bail or $500,000 bond.

New York State Police based at Troop B arrested Harris at his home in Keene, New York on May 22nd.  In a written statement troopers say the incident took place on May 15, 2014.  Following his arrest Harris was then brought by members of the Violent Felony Warrant Unit to the barracks in Oneida.  He faces a felony charge of burglary in the first degree.

The victim said she was kept tied in the basement and Harris allegedly threatened to kill both her and himself.  State Police have not said whether Harris knew the victim, or what made him leave the woman's home.