Shandaken Police

By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2016 - 8:59 am
A fire started by a 40-year-old man in the Ulster County town of Shandaken at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 25 burned five acres of Catskill Forest Preserve before being doused by 20 fire companies and police agencies, according to a press release from the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:07 pm
Above: A helicopter lands in Phoenicia's Parish Field on Tuesday, Aug. 25 to transport a person who was injured in a crash on Route 28 at the entrance to the hamlet of Phoenicia. Two crashes occurred on Route 28 on Wednesday, Aug. 26 -- the second day in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2015 - 10:17 am
Police arrested two Woodstock men for allegedly possessing 38 capsules of "bath salts," an illegal synthetic stimulant, in the Ulster County town of hamlet Mount Tremper on Tuesday, June 9 after pulling them over for a traffic violation, according to a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2015 - 5:53 pm
A 49-year-old man who didn’t have a driver’s license repeatedly backed into a police car when Shandaken police tried to stop him from driving drunk in Phoenicia on Monday, March 2, police say. Kenneth A. Jackson was attempting to drive in an “intoxicated... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:49 am
Dive teams, firefighters, and first responders mobbed the Esopus Creek in the Ulster County village of Phoenicia on Sunday afternoon in what turned out to be a wild goose chase. A report of an injured person in the creek on August 10 prompted a massive... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Monday, Jun. 10, 2013 - 9:19 am
A 20-year-old Boiceville man who was on Ulster County’s top 10 most-wanted list, for obscenity related charges, was arrested on Friday afternoon after turning himself in, police said. In March, the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office obtained a warrant for the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 - 11:38 am
Yesterday, Tuesday January 10, the Shandaken Police and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation cited 53-year-old Gerasimos Kokosis and 60-year-old Alexandros Bardis for burning a large amount of demolition debris at the site of the former... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 - 1:02 pm
Yesterday, 60-year-old Chichester resident Stevan Alburty was arrested for allegedly harassing three different complainants, according to a press release issued by the Shandaken Police Department. Alburty was charged with five counts of aggravated... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Mar. 20, 2011 - 1:59 pm
According to the Town of Shandaken Police Department, two men broke into an apartment above Railroad Pizza in Big Indian early Friday morning wielding a rifle and wearing ski masks. According to a press release, the two would-be robbers, one of whom was a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011 - 10:25 pm
On February 27, 50-year-old Timothy Shields, a photographer, was found dead in his cabin in a Big Indian housing complex on Oliverea Road. Although a medical examiner's report would show that Shields died of a pulmonary embolism, the flurry of police... Read more
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