Columbia-Greene Local News-June 25

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 6-25-19

A LEEDS MAN FACES FELONY WEAPON'S

CHARGES, AFTER HIS ARREST BY STATE POLICE

IN CAIRO. 28 YEAR OLD SETH GALLO WAS

CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A

WEAPON, A LOADED FIREARM, AND CRIMINAL

POSSESSION OF A WEAPON BY A CONVICTED

FELON. HE WAS HELD FOLLOWING HIS

ARREST.

A DRUG BUST ON ROUTE 217 IN CLAVERACK

HAS A PHILMONT MAN FACING FELONY

CHARGES. 32 YEAR OLD PATRICK HAMPTON

WAS CHARGED BY STATE POLICE WITH

MULTIPLE COUNTS OF CRIMINAL POSSESSION

OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, WITH INTENT

TO SELL. POLICE RECOVERED COCAINE IN

THE ARREST.

TODAY IS PRIMARY DAY ACROSS THE

STATE. IN GREENE COUNTY PETER KUSMINSKI

AND DIANA BENOIT ARE RUNNING TO BE THE

REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR SHERIFF IN

NOVEMBER.

IN COLUMBIA COUNTY, KAMAL JOHNSON

IS CHALLENGING CURRENT MAYOR RICK

RECTOR IN HUDSON. HUDSON ALSO HAS

PRIMARY CHALLENGES FOR COMMON

COUNCIL PRESIDENT AND SEVERAL

ALDERMEN.

POLLS ARE OPEN FROM NOON TO 9.

A 50 YEAR OLD MAN WAS TAKEN TO

ALBANY MED WITH HEAD INJURIES

MONDAY, AFTER AN ACCIDENT WITH

A BICYCLE AND CAR ON FAIRVIEW AVENUE

IN GREENPORT. THE ACCIDENT WAS JUST

BEFORE 12:30.

A MAN WAS VERY LUCKY MONDAY, AFTER

HIS CAR LEFT ROUTE 66 IN CLAVERACK,

STRUCK A UTILITY POLE, AND ROLLED

OVER. THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S

OFFICE SAYS, GREENPORT RESCUE BROUGHT

THE MAN TO COLUMBIA MEMORIAL AS A

PRECAUTION.

OTHER ACCIDENTS YESTERDAY WERE

ON ROUTE 9 IN LIVINGSTON AND

MAIN STREET IN CAIRO.

FOUR FIRE COMPANIES RESPONDED TO

A HOME ON ROUTE 22 IN ANCRAM YESTERDAY

MORNING, AFTER THE HOME BEGAN FILLING

WITH SMOKE. THE FIRE BEGAN FROM

DRAPES ON AN ELECTRIC HEATER, AND

WAS PUT OUT QUICKLY WITH MINIMAL

DAMAGE.

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