Crime
Dentist found not guilty in murder of Saugerties man, but still faces prison on other convictions

Dentist found not guilty in murder of Saugerties man, but still faces prison on other convictions

A Kingston dentist accused in the 2011 poisoning death of his friend and romantic rival was acquitted of murder charges in Ulster County Court on Tuesday. But Dr. Gilberto Nunez still faces the prospect of years behind bars — the nine-man, three-woman jury also convicted him of two felonies in connection with a bizarre scheme to...
Police charge estranged ex-boyfriend in murder of Saugerties woman

Police charge estranged ex-boyfriend in murder of Saugerties woman

The second murder in less than a week occurred in Saugerties last night. Police arrested Karon Bowden, 41, of 26 Randle Crt., Saugerties, and charged him with second-degree murder in the slaying of Amy L. Burger, 24, by gunshot. Police discovered the body at the Randle Crt. address last night at 9:43 p.m. Bowden was...
Police: Saugerties man disrupted horse show with laser pointer, debris

Police: Saugerties man disrupted horse show with laser pointer, debris

A 35-year-old Saugertiesian is facing multiple charges after, town police said, he tried to disrupt competition at the 14-and-under ring at Horse Shows in the Sun on Sunday. According to police, Derek Legoff of Allen Street on Sunday threw debris over an arena fence and onto a competition ring; revved his engine and spun his...
Man stabbed to death in Saugerties village; suspect later caught on train in Washington D.C.

Man stabbed to death in Saugerties village; suspect later caught on train in Washington D.C.

Rameen L. Perry, 40, of the Capri Motel, Port Ewen, died early this morning at Kingston Hospital following an assault in the village of Saugerties. The suspect, Earl T. Edwards, 26, of Old Stage Rd., Saugerties, was discovered shortly after 2:30 p.m. on a passenger train in Washington D.C. and taken into custody by plain...
Police: Saugerties teen shot handgun during money dispute

Police: Saugerties teen shot handgun during money dispute

Saugerties Police responded to a 911 call last night at around 9:30 p.m. reporting a person with a gun chasing another person while shooting at them in the vicinity of Country Club Dr. in Mount Marion. Police arrested Dylan Amell, 16, of Mount Marion, on the felony charges of criminal possession of a firearm in the second...
Saugerties man, 27, charged with raping teen

Saugerties man, 27, charged with raping teen

Michael S. Dorn, 27, was arrested Tuesday, April 26 and charged with third-degree rape, a felony. Police said Dorn had been engaging in sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl during the month of March 2016. He was processed and released on his own recognizance by Judge Dan Lamb, scheduled to return to the Town Court...
Saugerties stabbing victim hospitalized

Saugerties stabbing victim hospitalized

A man is in Health Alliance Hospital in Kingston recovering from a stab wound to his stomach, which occurred at 28 McDonald St. residence early Friday morning. Saugerties police charged three individuals with first-degree gang assault I, a class B felony and fourth-degree criminal mischief, a class A misdemeanor.   They are (left to right in above photo):...
Saugerties man’s bad, bad weekend show’s systems flaws, says police chief

Saugerties man’s bad, bad weekend show’s systems flaws, says police chief

  Saugerties Police Chief Joseph Sinagra is pointing to a series of incidents involving a village resident as an example of serious flaws in the county and state mental health infrastructure. David B. Pollack, 24, of 110 Partition St. was arrested by Saugerties police three times between Friday, Feb. 19, when he was arrested and...
Police: Saugerties man impersonated Price Chopper manager, did a backflip

Police: Saugerties man impersonated Price Chopper manager, did a backflip

Saugerties Police arrested David B. Pollack, 24, of Partition St., Friday, Feb. 19 at 2:07 a.m. after responding to a call for an unwanted subject at Price Chopper on Ulster Ave. According to police reports, here’s what happened: Upon arrival, police were advised by the overnight store manager that Pollack was walking around the store...
No need to step up drug enforcement, says Saugerties chief

No need to step up drug enforcement, says Saugerties chief

Police Chief Joseph Sinagra said that he would continue to resist calls for a dedicated drug enforcement unit within the department despite demands from some in the community for a stronger response to the area’s heroin epidemic. Instead, Sinagra said, he would continue the department’s focus on community oriented policing and partnerships with county and...
Saugerties police warn of treasury phone scam

Saugerties police warn of treasury phone scam

The Saugerties Police Department is warning the public about a telephone scam. Local residents have reported receiving phone calls from a person claiming to be an agent with the U.S. Treasury Department. The caller advises the person that they owe money to the Treasury Department and attempts to elicit personal information. In most cases the...
Police: Saugerties man threatened grandfather via text

Police: Saugerties man threatened grandfather via text

Joshua M. Tienken, 29, of Blue Mountain Rd., was arrested Jan. 13 and charged with second-degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Police said the arrest followed a Jan. 6 call reporting that Tienken had sent text messages to family a member saying he was going to kill his grandfather and a family...