Columbia-Greene Local News-August 5

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 8-5-19

JURY SELECTION IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN TODAY

IN COLUMBIA COUNTY COURT, FOR A TEXAS MAN

WHO WAS BROUGHT BACK TO NEW YORK LAST

NOVEMBER TO FACE CHARGES FROM A TEN YEAR

OLD CRIME IN LIVINGSTON. 55 YEAR OLD

JOHN ACKLIN IS CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL

SEX ACT.

MEANWHILE, THE JURY IN THE JEFFREY

BARMEN RAPE TRIAL WILL CONTINUE

DELIBERATIONS TODAY. THEY WERE GIVEN

THE CASE FRIDAY. THIS IS THE 44 YEAR

OLD STOCKPORT MAN'S 3RD TRIAL. HIS

FIRST TWO ENDED IN HUNG JURIES.

A PHILMONT MAN WAS TAKEN TO THE

GREENE COUNTY JAIL, AFTER A TRAFFIC

STOP ON SCHOHARIE TURNPIKE IN

ATHENS. 28 YEAR OLD NATHANIEL

PICARD WAS CHARGED BY STATE POLICE

WITH CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND HELD ON

3000 DOLLARS BAIL.

FIRE AND RESCUE CREWS RESPONDED

TO A REPORTED STRUCTURE FIRE

SUNDAY EVENING IN THE TOWN OF

COXSACKIE. THE CALL CAME IN AROUND

9:45 AT THE FORMER QUARRY STEAKHOUSE

ON COUNTY ROUTE 26 IN CLIMAX.

A REPORTED ELECTRICAL FIRE

BROUGHT CATSKILL FIREFIGHTERS

TO AN APARTMENT AT 175 WATER

STREET EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

THE CALLER REPORTED A POPPING

NOISE AND SOMETHING BURNING.

THEY WERE ADVISED TO EVACUATE.

STATE POLICE CONTINUE THEIR

WEEK LONG SPEED AWARENESS WEEK,

TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT TODAY. THE

INITIATIVE TARGETS SPEEDING

AND AGGRESSIVE DRIVERS. IT RUNS

THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

FOLLOWING THE TWO MASS SHOOTINGS

OVER THE WEEKEND, A CANDLELIGHT

VIGIL IS PLANNED FOR TUESDAY

EVENING IN HUDSON. IT WILL TAKE

PLACE IN THE 7TH STREET PARK BEGINNING

AT 7.

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