Columbia-Greene Local News-May 25

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 5-25-19

AN INVESTIGATION HAS BEGUN BY THE

STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE, INTO

THE SHOOTING DEATH OF A GREENE COUNTY

MAN BY A STATE TROOPER. POLICE REPORT,

41 YEAR OLD LUKE PATTERSON WAS SHOT

WHEN HE REFUSED TO COMPLY WITH POLICE

COMMANDS, AND ATTEMPTED TO ENTER A

TROOPER CAR. POLICE WERE ORIGINALLY

CALLED TO THE SCENE ON I-84 IN ORANGE

COUNTY, FOR REPORTS OF A DISABLED

VEHICLE.

THE FORMER VOLLYBALL COACH AT TACONIC

HILLS, WHO WAS CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL

SEX ACT LAST MONTH, HAS BEEN ARRESTED

AGAIN. THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S

OFFICE SAYS 23 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER

MACARTHUR HAS SINCE CONTACTED THE

VICTIM AND ATTEMPTED TO MEET WITH HER,

DESPITE AN ORDER OF PROTECTION. HE'S

NOW BEING HELD ON 2000 DOLLARS BAIL.

A LARCENY INVESTIGATION FROM APRIL

IN CATSKILL HAS LEAD TO THE ARREST OF

A TOWN MAN. 32 YEAR OLD PETER PEREZ

WAS CHARGED BY STATE POLICE WITH

FELONY GRAND LARCENY. AFTER BEING

ARRAIGNED AT STATE POLICE BARRACKS,

HE WAS RELEASED PENDING A COURT

APPEARANCE.

TWO DOWNSTATE RESIDENTS WERE TAKEN

TO THE COLUMBIA COUNTY JAIL, AFTER A

TRAFFIC STOP ON THE TACONIC PARKWAY IN

CLAVERACK. 20 YEAR OLD ZACHARY CONSTANTINI

AND 24 YEAR OLD BENJAMIN MEYER WERE

BOTH CHARGED WITH FELONY DRUG POSSESSION.

POLICE SAY THEY RECOVERED A QUANTITY

OF LSD.

A DOMESTIC INCIDENT IN CLERMONT HAS A

GERMANTOWN BOY FACING CHARGES. THE 15

YEAR OLD WAS CHARGED BY STATE POLICE

WITH CRIMINAL MISCHIEF AND HARASSMENT.

CLAVERACK FIRE AND GREENPORT RESCUE

WERE CALLED TO ROUTE 9H, IN FRONT OF VALLEY

OIL FRIDAY MORNING, AFTER A CAR COLLIDED

WITH A NATIONAL GRID TRUCK. THE ACCIDENT

WAS JUST BEFORE 8. THE DRIVER OF THE CAR

WAS TREATED FOR INJURIES.

TRI-VILLAGE FIRE AND CHATHAM RESCUE

RESPONDED TO RIDERS MILLS ROAD YESTERDAY

MORNING, AFTER A MAN WAS STRUCK BY A CAR.

THE ACCIDENT WAS JUST AFTER 9. STATE

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING.

OTHER ACCIDENTS FRIDAY, THAT BROUGHT

AN EMERGENCY RESPONSE, WERE ON WEST BRIDGE

STREET IN CATSKILL AND MAIN STREET IN

VALATIE.

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