The New Paltz Police Department started an investigation after multiple victims came in to report being harassed and touched in a sexual manner by a specific cab driver.
When a teacher asked a man to leave school property, he allegedly made a threatening comment involving a gun, which caused the school to go into lockdown.
The accused are charged with stealing items from parked cars as well as damaging a storage shed and painting graffiti on the shed and on a field tarp at the town recreation complex.
Police arrested Luis Colon, 35, of Port Ewen on May 2, and charged him with felony burglary, criminal mischief, petit larceny and harassment following a residential burglary at a home on Rt. 213 in the town of Ulster.
Security cam footage shows a man removing his clothing and prostrating himself in front of vestments used during church services, drinking religious wine and urinating in a trash can.
Warm weather in Saugerties brings many things; baseball at Cantine Field, water chestnuts in the Esopus, the enjoyment of adult beverages outdoors at Stella’s. And most years, though not all, it also brings damage to a village window or public art display, usually at the hands of an inebriated passerby on the way home from a bar.
The students, who were from a New Jersey high school, rented a house on Manorville Rd. in Saugerties.
Police said the caller threatened to arrest a woman following an incident at the bar, using information from a police detective’s business card and a phone app that caused the police department’s number to show up on caller ID.
Police will be looking for drivers’ texting, talking on their cell phones, passing a stopped school bus, and other instances of distracted driving and issuing tickets.
Verraine was originally charged with murder, but District Attorney Holley Carnright said the investigation of the case led his department to switch to the lesser charge of manslaughter.