Father’s arrow strikes son in Copake hunting mishap

COPAKE—A Massachusetts man remains hospitalized after he was shot in the legs by an arrow, Saturday, October 18.

Columbia County 911 dispatched Sheriff’s Deputy Kelly Briscoe to assist the Community Rescue Squad for a report about a hunter who had been shot in the legs by an arrow in a wooded area behind 2934 County Route 7 at 6:41 p.m., according to a press release from Sheriff David P. Bartlett. Read more…

Police seek shooting information

HUDSON—City Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred at 2:45 this morning Saturday October 25, between North First and North Second streets.

Officers, who were on Warren Street, about a block away monitoring the area, responded to a call of shots fired on First Street near the alley. As police were being dispatched, the victim called 911 reporting that he had been shot once. Read more…

Police seek victims after New Leb man’s camera found in restroom

NEW LEBANON—A New Lebanon man is in the Columbia County lock-up without bail after his cell phone was found secretly recording video in a convenience store’s public restroom, Sheriff David P. Bartlett said in a press release.

Sam C. Wassilie, 36, of State Route 20 was charged with one count of second degree unlawful surveillance, a class E felony, after his hidden phone was discovered in the bathroom of the Stewart’s Shop on State Route 20. Read more…

Parked car larcenies in Greenport lead to arrest

GREENPORT—State Police from Livingston were called to investigate several larcenies from parked cars in Greenport, just south of the City of Hudson, October 1 at 8 a.m.

State Police along with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, the Hudson and Greenport police departments investigated the incidents that occurred during the overnight hours. The investigation took all four law enforcement agencies to the city, where they worked with HPD to track down leads. Read more…

State Police charge Chatham man in choking incident

CHATHAM—State Police from Livingston charged Jodi Kittle, 42, of Chatham with criminal obstruction of breathing, resisting arrest, third degree menacing and endangering the welfare of a child, all misdemeanors, September 22 at 12:45 a.m.

Columbia County 911 dispatched State Police to a Chatham home for a reported altercation. An investigation revealed that Mr. Kittle allegedly engaged in a physical fight with the victim and allegedly choked her. The incident occurred in the presence of children. While Mr. Kittle was being taken into custody, he physically resisted being placed under arrest. Read more…