Columbia-Greene Local News-February 15

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 2-15-19

THE JURY WAS GIVEN THE CASE THURSDAY

IN THE MURDER TRIAL OF CARLOS GRAHAM

OF CATSKILL. THE 32 YEAR OLD IS

ON TRIAL IN GREENE COUNTY COURT, FOR

THE KILLING OF BRANDYN FOSTER IN

2017 AT HIS TOOL HOUSE ROAD HOME.

FOSTER'S BODY WAS LOCATED LAST

FEBRUARY.

THE DEATH OF AN INMATE AT THE GREENE

CORRECTIONAL FACILITY REMAINS UNDER

INVESTIGATION BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT

OF CORRECTIONS. THEY SAY, ANTHONY

MYRIE DIED ON MONDAY AFTER AN ALTERCATION

INVOLVING SEVERAL OTHER INMATES. HE

WAS SERVING A SEVEN YEAR SENTENCE FOR

SELLING DRUGS.

AN AREA OF ROUTE 9W ON THE CATSKILL-

ATHENS LINE WAS CLOSED THURSDAY MORNING,

AFTER MULTIPLE POLICE AGENCIES RESPONDED

TO CALLS OF SHOTS FIRED. THE GREENE

COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE REPORTS, THE

PERSON INVOLVED WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

AND BROUGHT TO COLUMBIA MEMORIAL FOR

A MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATION.

FIRE AND RESCUE CREWS WERE CALLED TO

A TRACTOR TRAILER ROLLOVER YESTERDAY

MORNING IN GALLATIN. THE CALL CAME IN

AROUND 10:45 ON SILVERNAILS ROAD,

NEAR THE DUTCHESS COUNTY LINE.

PARAMEDICS CHECKED OUT THE DRIVER FOR

ANY INJURIES.

CATSKILL FIRE AND AMBULANCE RESPONDED

TO AN ACCIDENT THURSDAY AFTERNOON ON

SPRING STREET. IT WAS REPORTED JUST

AFTER 4 NEAR CEDAR STREET.

AN ALTERCATION IN THE TOWN OF KINDERHOOK

LEFT A VALATIE MAN UNDER ARREST. 26 YEAR

OLD JASON ORTIZ WAS CHARGED BY STATE

POLICE WITH MENACING WITH A WEAPON.

HE WAS HELD AFTER BEING CHARGED.

A LOCAL VIDEO COMPANY HAS RECEIVED A

NATIONAL AWARD, BECAUSE OF THEIR MANY

YEARS OF RECORDING WEDDINGS. LANCE

WHEELER VIDEO HAS BEEN AWARDED THE 11TH

ANNUAL WEDDING WIRE COUPLES CHOICE

AWARD. THE VIDEO COMPANY HAS BEEN

WORKING WITH NEWLYWEDS FOR SEVERAL

DECADES.

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