Barmen trial ends in another hung jury

The second rape trial of 44 year old Jeffrey Barmen has again ended with a hung jury.

His first trial, last November, ended the same way.

We have not heard from the Columbia County D.A's office yet, on whether they will proceed.

The D.A's office says Barmen's trial for criminal contempt, which was scheduled for April 1st, has now been put on hold.

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. 

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