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Arrest made in Saugerties home burglary spree

Arrest made in Saugerties home burglary spree

Between February 3-12, Saugerties Police received reports of four residential burglaries within the Village of Saugerties. The burglaries involved the theft of money, musical instruments, a video game console, video games, jewelry and other personal property. An investigation by Saugerties Police Detectives, which involved the execution of several search warrants, both in Saugerties and in the Town of Ulster, has resulted in the recovery of a majority of the property that had been stolen during the burglaries and an arrest.

Ulster County public defender resigns after investigation showed failure to seek $2.5m in state reimbursements

Ulster County public defender resigns after investigation showed failure to seek $2.5m in state reimbursements

Attorney Andrew Kossover, the Ulster County public defender since 2006, resigned this week after an analysis showed the office failed to seek $2.5 million over six years in state reimbursements. During that time, the county budgeted and spent $1.9 million that could have been reimbursed but was instead absorbed by county taxpayers, according to a release from County Executive Pat Ryan.

State designation allows Saugerties town police to stock up on Narcan and train more in its use

State designation allows Saugerties town police to stock up on Narcan and train more in its use

The Saugerties Police Department was certified as an Opioid Prevention Provider last week through the New York State Department of Health. Now “Opioid Prevention Trainers” Officer David Stoutenburgh and Chief Joe Sinagra can teach interested parties how to administer Narcan, the only FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone for the treatment of an opioid overdose.