Saugerties Police arrested a 22-year-old man after observing a concealed .38 Special in his waist band during an interview for another complaint.
‘You have to trust us, and we have to trust folks…’
A Woodstock man with a long rap sheet is facing felony charges after he allegedly violated an order of protection by breaking into a Midtown home and assaulting a resident. Seth T. Young, 44, of Wittenberg Road was arrested around 6 a.m. on March 24 following an investigation by Kingston police into a burglary and assault earlier that morning.
According to police, a 57-year-old woman struck a 65-year-old man with her vehicle after dropping him off at home following an afternoon of drinking, knocking him to the ground and running over his leg.
A Kingston man, who tried unsuccessfully to outrun a K-9, and a Saugerties woman were arrested by sheriff’s deputies and now face numerous charges after a traffic stop in the Town of Esopus.
A female employee, who is Jewish, reported that she was in the cooler with another co-worker when Sullivan came into the doorway, shut off the lights, and made an anti-Semitic remark, “You’re in the gas chamber now,” followed by an expletive referring to her Jewish faith. A Saugerties man was charged today with aggravated harassment.
According to police, the investigation involved members of a drug-trafficking organization that distributed large quantities of crack cocaine, as well as heroin laced with fentanyl, over a two-year period, in and around the Village of Ellenville.
Former West Hurley fire department chief David Gutierrez and current commissioner Michael “Bucky” VanValkenburgh, a former chairman for the West Hurley Fire District, each pleaded guilty in Hurley Town Court, Tuesday night, March 19, to official misconduct following their earlier arrests for using fire district resources to support Woodstock Landscaping & Excavating, a business belonging to Gutierrez’ wife.
A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered in connection with two town of Ulster gun store robberies. “We don’t want to see innocent people get hurt,” said the ATF.
The town clerk of Crawford, in Orange County, is accused of stealing approximately $20,000.