Columbia-Greene Local News-February 24

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 2-24-18


A COLUMBIA COUNTY MAN WAS CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE RAPE ON FRIDAY. STATE POLICE SAY, 22 YEAR OLD ANDREW NELSON HAD SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A VICTIM UNDER 13 YEARS OLD. AFTER BEING ARRAIGNED, HE WAS RELEASED PENDING A COURT APPEARANCE.


A LIVINGSTON MAN IS ACCUSED OF BOOBY-TRAPPING A LOCAL SNOWMOBILE TRAIL.31 YEAR OLD JASON HIGLEY WAS CHARGED BY COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES WITH RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT, CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, AND TRESPASS. THEY SAY HE STRUNG A WIRE OVER A TRAIL AND PLACED A PIPE ON IT. THE TRAIL WAS ON A NEIGHBOR'S PROPERTY. HE WAS TAKEN TO THE COLUMBIA COUNTY JAIL ON 1000 DOLLARS BAIL.


AFTER INVESTIGATION INTO A VIDEO THAT ICHABOD CRANE OFFICIALS FOUND DISTURBING,COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF DAVID BARTLETT SAYS THERE WAS NO THREAT TO THE SCHOOL AND NO CRIME WAS COMMITTED. THE INVESTIGATION BEGAN LAST WEEK. THE VIDEO CONTAINED DISTURBING IMAGES AND THE ICHABOD CRANE LOGO.


A WATERVLIET WOMAN WAS SENTENCED FRIDAY MORNING IN COLUMBIA COUNTY COURT TO FIVE YEARS PROBATION, 300 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE,AND 4000 DOLLARS RESTITUTION. 25 YEAR OLD GENIA FORD HAD PLEAD GUILTY TO GRAND LARCENY, FOR THEFTS IN THE TOWN OF CLAVERACK.


A NEW WINDSOR MAN WAS ARRESTED AT THE CATSKILL WALMART BY VILLAGE POLICE.20 YEAR OLD TERRELL SCOTT WAS CHARGED WITH GRAND LARCENY AND PETIT LARCENY.HE'LL ANSWER THE CHARGES IN COURT.


IT WAS A MESS ON ROUTE 9W IN CATSKILL FRIDAY MORNING, AFTER A TRACTOR TRAILER HAULING SCRAP METAL ROLLED OVER,SPILLING IT'S CONTENTS. THE CRASH CLOSED THE ROAD, NEAR THE ATHENS TOWN LINE. THE DRIVER WAS NOT INJURED.


ONE PERSON WAS TAKEN TO COLUMBIA MEMORIAL YESTERDAY MORNING, AFTER A TRACTOR TRAILER COLLIDED WITH A CAR IN HUDSON. FIRE AND RESCUE CREWS RESPONDED TO 3RD AND UNION STREETS JUST AFTER 10AM.


TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE IN THE 40'S TODAY, WHEN PARTICIPANTS IN THE HUDSON POLAR PLUNGE JUMP INTO OAKDALE LAKE.THE EVENT BENEFITS THE HUDSON FIRE DEPARTMENT DIVE TEAM, AND HUDSON DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH. SIGN UP BEGINS AT 11AM.

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