NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Acting Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander
On October 16, 2020 at approximately 1:02 p.m., New York State Police at Sidney arrested Edward C. Hillery, age 56 of Afton, NY for the misdemeanor of Assault in the third degree.
A trooper was dispatched by Chenango County 911 to a report of an assault on Main Street in the village of Afton. An investigation revealed that Hillery punched a 70-year-old victim multiple times then pulled the victim to the ground and kicked the victim. The victim did sustain injuries and was checked out by Greene EMS but did not want to be transported.
Hillery was arrested and transported to SP Sidney for processing. He was virtually arraigned and released on his own recognizance. The judge issued an order of protection.