Yesterday evening at 9:30 p.m., Saugerties Police responded to a residence on 9W for a reported physical domestic involving the use of a knife. According to police, 38-year-old Elizabeth Mack had punched the victim in the face causing lacerations to the victim’s mouth and also stabbed the victim with a knife multiple times causing minor lacerations to the victim’s abdomen.
Mack was arrested and charged with the misdemeanors of:
- Menacing in the 2nd Degree
- Assault in the 3rd Degree
- Endangering the welfare of a child (as the couple’s children, ages two and four, were present during the attack)
Mack was arraigned in the Town of Saugerties Justice Court and released on her own recognizance, with the court issuing an order of protection on behalf of the victim. Mack is scheduled to re-appear in the Town of Saugerties Justice Court tomorrow to answer the charges.