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20 February 2018
Fishkill couple arrested after search warrant

Major Robert C. Gregory
Troop K Commander
Strack                      Amato
Fishkill, New York – On February 16, 2018, the New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks arrested Scott H. Strack, age 48, of Fishkill, NY, for three counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd degree, all class D felonies, three counts each of Criminal Possession of a weapon in the 4th degree, and Possession of Large Capacity Ammunition Feed Device, all class A misdemeanors.  Investigators from the Cortlandt barracks also arrested Kim Amato, age 44, of Fishkill for Grand Larceny in the 4th degree, a class E felony.
On February 16, 2018, the State Police from Cortlandt and Wappinger executed a search warrant at Max Way in the village of Fishkill pursuant to a grand larceny investigation regarding Amato.  During the execution of the search warrant three illegal assault rifles with large capacity magazines, one taser, brass knuckles, and a baton were located which Strack claimed ownership of.
Strack was arraigned before the town of Wappinger Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $7,500 cash bail or $15,000 bond.  Amato was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the town of Cortlandt Court on February 22, 2018, at 9:00 a.m.

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