Police: Hudson Valley man threatened to blow up government building

Dominick Volino

New York State Police yesterday arrested Dominick Volino, 53, of Poughkeepsie, for Making a Terroristic Threat, a class D felony.

In January of 2019 the State Police was forwarded a letter from Volino threatening to blow up a New York State government building. With the assistance of Amtrak Police Department, the U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Broward County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, and the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office Volino was arrested in the Fort Lauderdale airport attempting to fly to Honduras.

Volino was arraigned before the town of Pleasant Valley Court, and remanded by the Honorable Judge Sears to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail or $100,000 secure bond. Volino is next scheduled to appear before the town of Poughkeepsie Court Friday, March 8 at 3 p.m.

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