Columbia-Greene Local News-August 13

COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTY NEWS 8-13-19

CHRISTOPHER MACARTHUR WAS SENTENCED

YESTERDAY IN COLUMBIA COUNTY COURT.

THE 23 YEAR OLD FORMER SUBSTITUTE

TEACHER AND VOLLEYBALL COACH AT

TACONIC HILLS HAD ADMITTED TO HAVING

SEX WITH A STUDENT. HE GOT SIX MONTHS

IN COUNTY JAIL AND TEN YEARS PROBATION.

A MAN AND WOMAN WERE RUSHED TO

ALBANY MED MONDAY AFTERNOON, AFTER

THEIR MOTORCYCLE COLLIDED WITH A

CAR IN CLAVERACK. THE ACCIDENT

CLOSED ROUTE 66 NEAR GINSBERGS

ROAD.

GREENPORT FIRE AND RESCUE

RESPONDED TO ROUTE 9G ON THE

HUDSON CITY LINE YESTERDAY, WHEN

A CAR LEFT THE ROAD AND CRASHED

INTO A BARN. FIREFIGHTERS

WORKED TO REMOVE DEBRIS FROM

THE CAR. GREENPORT RESCUE

EVALUATED THE DRIVER.

SCARY MOMENTS IN HUDSON LAST

NIGHT, WHEN A LARGE PINE TREE

CAME CRASHING DOWN ON AN

OCCUPIED CAR. A WOMAN WAS TAKEN

TO COLUMBIA MEMORIAL WITH MINOR

INJURIES. THE ACCIDENT WAS ON

ROSSMAN AVENUE. NATIONAL GRID

WAS ALSO CALLED TO THE SCENE.

MORE ROADWORK IS EXPECTED

TONIGHT IN THE AREA OF THE

GREENPORT ROUNDABOUT. DETOURS

WILL AGAIN BE IN PLACE

STARTING AT 7. BACKUPS WERE

REPORTED IN THAT AREA LAST NIGHT.

A MASSACHUSETTS MAN IS ACCUSED

OF HAVING A STOLEN CAR, WHEN

HE WAS STOPPED ON ROUTE 20 IN

NEW LEBANON. 33 YEAR OLD JASON

BROWN WAS CHARGED BY STATE POLICE

WITH CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF

STOLEN PROPERTY, DRIVING

WITHOUT A LICENSE, AND DWI.

THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S

OFFICE ARRESTED A LIVINGSTON MAN ON

A WARRANT AND CHARGED HIM WITH

PETIT LARCENY. 27 YEAR OLD SEAN

RANDEL IS ACCUSED OF PAYING FOR

MERCHANDISE IN VALATIE WITH A

CHECK FROM A CLOSED BANK ACCOUNT.

HE'LL ANSWER THE CHARGES IN KINDERHOOK

TOWN COURT.

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