Jury in place, Barmen rape re-trial underway

A jury was seated Tuesday morning in Columbia County Court, for the re-trial of 44 year old Jeffrey Barmen. He's accused of a 2017 rape in the town of Kinderhook.

A mis-trial was declared last November, when a jury could not reach a decision.

Original press release from 2018:

Stockport Man Arrested for Rape

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 

Major Robert C. Gregory

Troop K Commander

PRESS RELEASE

On March 20, 2018 Jeffrey Barmen was arrested for Rape 1st after an indictment was issued by a Columbia County Grand Jury. Jeffrey Barmen was arraigned in the Columbia County Court in front of Judge Richard M. Koweek and remanded to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $5000 cash S10000 bond.

The investigation revealed that Barmen committed the offense in March 2017 in the Town of Kinderhook. riginal press release from 2018:

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