Valatie man arrested for 3 area burglaries

Kinderhook man arrested for recent burglaries


Major Richard L. Mazzone

Troop K Commander


Columbia County, New York – On July 13, 2019, the New York State Police from the Livingston and Kinderhook barracks arrested Elmanuel Casiano, age 55, of Kinderhook, NY, for three counts of Burglary in the 3rddegree, a class D felony, one count of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 5thdegree, two counts of Petit Larceny, Criminal Mischief in the 4thdegree, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7thdegree, all class A misdemeanors.

Investigation found Casiano was responsible for the overnight burglaries of the Salvation Army in the town of Greenport on July 9, 2019, the Columbia Diner in the town of Kinderhook on July 12, 2019, and the Salvation Army again on July 12, 2019. Approximately $134 in U.S. currency was stolen from the Salvation Army in Greenport, and an undisclosed amount of cash along with the safe during the second burglary. The Columbia Diner reported approximately $300 in U.S. currency stolen. 


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