07 May 2019

Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander


On May 3, 2019 at approximately 8:00 p.m., New York State Police at Richfield Springs arrested Crystal D. Markowski, age 42 of Cold Brook, NY for the felony of Assault in the second degree and the misdemeanor of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. 
Troopers were dispatched to a dispute at a residence on State Highway 20 in the town of Plainfield where a victim was found with puncture wounds to the back, the suspect had left the area.  After an investigation, troopers determined that Markowski got into an argument with the victim, then stabbed the victim in the back with a box cutter.  The alleged assault allegedly took place in the presence of a child.  Markowski returned to the scene and was arrested.  She was arraigned in the town of Plainfield court where she made bail.  She’s set to return to the town of Plainfield court on May 8, 2019.  An order of protection was issued to the victim and the victim’s family. 

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