A New Lebanon man will spend the next 1 to 3 years in prison, following his arrest last December, during a domestic incident. 32 year old Dustin Anderson was sentenced Tuesday in Columbia County Court.
Anderson plead guilty in September:
On September 13, 2018, Dustin Anderson was convicted by plea in County Court of Attempted Strangulation in the 2nd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Honorable Richard M. Koweek presiding. The Court will sentence Dustin Anderson on November 13, 2018. The New York State Police investigated this matter and arrested Dustin Anderson. The Public Defender represents Dustin Anderson. (SCI No. 068-18)
Original press release, from last December:
New Lebanon, New York – On December 2, 2017, the New York State Police from the New Lebanon barracks and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation from SP Livingston arrested Dustin J. Anderson, age 31, of New Lebanon, for Strangulation in the 2nd Degree, a Class D Felony, two counts of Assault in the 3rd Degree, Unlawful Imprisonment in the 2nd Degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree, Preventing an Emergency Call for Help, all Class A Misdemeanors.
On December 2, 2017, Columbia County 911 dispatched Troopers to a residence on State Route 20 in the Town of New Lebanon for a report of a domestic dispute. Troopers found that the suspect had fled the area after committing acts of violence against an adult and a child victim.
Anderson was located later on December 2, 2017, and taken into custody without incident. Anderson was arraigned before the Town of New Lebanon Justice Court and remanded to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $25,000 bond. Anderson is next scheduled to appear before the court on December 7, 2017, at 4:00 PM