Columbia-Greene Local News-May 10

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 5-10-19

TWO MORE CATSKILL RESIDENTS WERE

SENTENCED THURSDAY, IN THE MURDER CASE

OF BRANDYN FOSTER. 31 YEAR OLD SADE

KNOX WAS SENTENCED TO 5 TO 15 YEARS.

26 YEAR OLD ASHTON ADAMS GOT 4 1/3

TO 15. BOTH HAD PLEAD GUILTY TO

LESSER CHARGES IN GREENE COUNTY COURT.

FOSTER'S BODY WAS FOUND IN FEBRUARY

2018

GREENE COUNTY HAS IT'S FIRST CASE OF

MEASLES. THE STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT

SAYS THE RESIDENT PICKED UP THE VIRUS

IN BROOKLYN AND RETURNED TO THE AREA.

THE GOOD NEWS IS, THEY ARE NO LONGER

CONTAGIOUS AND THERE ARE NO OTHER

KNOWN CASES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS

PERSON.

TWO COPAKE MEN WHO WERE CHARGED

LAST AUGUST WITH BEING IN POSSESSION

OF A STOLEN EXCAVATOR AND TRAILER,

PLEAD GUILTY THURSDAY IN COLUMBIA

COUNTY COURT. 40 YEAR OLD JEREMIAH

SIMPSON AND 48 YEAR OLD THOMAS PUFF

PLEAD GUILTY TO ATTEMPTED CRIMINAL

POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY.

SIMPSON ALSO PLEAD GUILTY TO GRAND

LARCENY. BOTH WILL BE SENTENCED

NEXT MONTH.

CATSKILL POLICE AND AMBULANCE

WERE CALLED TO THE CATSKILL WALMART

YESTERDAY MORNING, FOR A 28 YEAR

OLD WOMAN, WHO HAD A HEAD INJURY

FROM AN ASSAULT. ALL AREA POLICE

WERE GIVEN A DESCRIPTION OF THE

MAN THEY WERE LOOKING FOR. THE

WOMAN WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

A COHOES MAN IS IN THE COLUMBIA

COUNTY JAIL, CHARGED WITH 3RD

DEGREE BAIL JUMPING. STATE POLICE

ARRESTED 21 YEAR OLD SHAKIYIAH

TAYLOR ON A WARRANT. HE WAS

ORIGINALLY CHARGED LAST AUGUST

WITH CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION,

FOLLOWING A CLAVERACK TRAFFIC

STOP.

A NEW YORK CITY WOMAN WAS HELD

ON FELONY DRUG CHARGES, AFTER

HER ARREST AT THE GREENE

CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IN

COXSACKIE. 54 YEAR OLD APRIL

RESPRESS WAS CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED

SUBSTANCE, WITH INTENT TO SELL,

AND TWO COUNTS OF INTRODUCING

CONTRABAND TO PRISON.

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