Greene County Sheriff's Office

By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016 - 6:02 pm
One person drowned, another was killed when an SUV flipped over and a third was found riding in a car with a gunshot wound in a series of odd incidents in Greene County over the weekend, according to media reports. Only sketchy details are available from... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 15, 2015 - 2:11 pm
Police around the Catskills made a slew of drug trafficking arrests this past week, finding a secret marijuana grow house in Walton, 98 bags of heroin during a traffic stop in Saugerties, and a dealer who allegedly sold prescription medications from his... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 - 4:31 pm
It's been a horrible week for car crashes in the Catskills, with three separate collisions in the region resulting in fatalities since Sunday.  A crash killed four people around noon in the Ulster County village of Saugerties on Wednesday, Aug. 26,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 - 1:47 pm
Eighteen people were arrested on drug charges after a 14-month investigation by Greene County and New York State police and officials on Friday, Dec. 12, according to a press release from the New York State Police. The arrests spanned Greene County from... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 - 1:18 pm
A New York State Parole Officer killed his estranged wife and her boyfriend in his Palenville house on Sunday, August 10, and then led police on a multi-county car chase before killing himself, according to a New York State Police press release issued... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 - 8:15 am
A 27-year-old man has been arrested for assaulting two other men in Windham on Sunday, according to the Daily Freeman. The paper reports that Edward A. Russell fired a shotgun inside a residence on Mitchell Hollow Road in Windham on Sunday, and that the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 7, 2011 - 11:46 am
An Albany man driving a stolen Pontiac Grand Prix allegedly led police and deputies from multiple jurisdictions on a 50-mile car chase through Albany, Greene and Schoharie counties yesterday before finally crashing in the town of Broome. According to a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Mar. 3, 2011 - 8:58 am
The Daily Mail has a story today about the Greene County Stop DWI program, which, in the wake of the retirements of its two staff members, is going to be administered by the Greene County Sheriff's Office: The county’s STOP-DWI program has a total budget... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 - 2:46 pm
The Daily Mail is reporting that both a Greene County Sheriff's Office squad car and a minivan were totalled in a crash on Rte. 32 in Cairo yesterday. Interestingly, the Sheriff's Office is refusing to comment on the accident at all. Still, the newspaper... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 - 3:45 pm
A 62-year-old who decided to drive on washed-out Cauterskill Rd. in the town of Catskill was rescued by the Greene County Sheriff's Office this morning, according to the Daily Freeman: Deputies said Natale Scaramuzzino of Leeds was hanging onto his... Read more
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