Columbia-Greene Local News-June 13

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 6-13-19

THE MURDER TRIAL OF A 28 YEAR OLD HUDSON

MAN BEGAN YESTERDAY IN COLUMBIA COUNTY COURT.

MOHAMMED MORSHED IS ACCUSED OF SHOOTING

19 YEAR OLD INDERLY INSTIFIL OF PHILMONT

ON FAIRVIEW AVENUE LAST FATHER'S DAY.

INSTIFIL DIED AT COLUMBIA MEMORIAL. THE

COLUMBIA COUNTY D.A.'S OFFICE ESTIMATES THE

TRIAL WILL TAKE TWO WEEKS.

THE SUBSTITUTE TEACHER AND VOLLYBALL

COACH FROM TACONIC HILLS, THAT WAS CHARGED

EARLIER THIS YEAR WITH CRIMINAL SEX ACT,

PLEAD GUILTY IN COLUMBIA COUNTY COURT.

23 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER MACARTHUR ADMITTED

TO HAVING A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH A

PERSON UNDER 17. SENTENCING IS SCHEDULED

FOR AUGUST.

OPPONENTS OF BUILDING A GREENE COUNTY

JAIL WILL BE PROTESTING AGAIN TODAY.

THEY'RE SCHEDULED TO OCCUPY THE MILLION

DOLLAR STAIRCASE AT THE CAPITOL AT 10

THIS MORNING. THEY'RE TRYING TO PERSUADE

LAWMAKERS TO PASS A BILL THAT WOULD ALLOW

TWO COUNTIES TO SHARE A JAIL. CONSTRUCTION

ON THE NEW GREENE COUNTY JAIL HAS NOT BEGUN

YET.

STATE POLICE RELEASED THE NUMBERS, OF

THOSE ARRESTED DURING THE DISC JAM MUSIC

FESTIVAL IN STEPHENTOWN LAST WEEKEND. 68

PEOPLE FACES CHARGES, MOST OF THOSE ARE

FOR DRUG POSSESSION. MANY OF THOSE WERE

IN COLUMBIA COUNTY, ON THEIR WAY TO THE

FESTIVAL.

A 72 YEAR OLD WOMAN WAS INJURED

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, WHEN HER CAR STRUCK

A DEER IN THE EASTBOUND LANES OF THE

THRUWAY IN CANAAN. THE CRASH WAS

REPORTED JUST AFTER 5:30.

FIRE AND RESCUE CREWS WERE ALSO ON THE

SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT YESTERDAY MORNING

IN CLERMONT. THE CALL CAME IN JUST

BEFORE 8:30 ON ROUTE 9.

THE VIETNAM TRAVELING MEMORIAL WALL

IS COMING BACK TO THE AREA THIS SUMMER.

IT'S SCHEDULED TO BE AT HISTORIC

CATSKILL POINT AUGUST 22ND THROUGH

THE 25TH.

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