Alleged abduction in May turns out to be false, three arrested

 

 

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander

 




PRESS RELEASE


Three people were arrested on May 8, 2019 after what was reported to Delaware County 911 as an abduction but an investigation revealed that no abduction had taken place. 

Anthony M. Davi, age 54 of Davenport, NY was arrested for the class D felony of Reckless Endangerment in the first degree.  Cassandra A. Davi, age 19 of Oneonta, NY was charged with the misdemeanor of Falsely Reporting an Incident.  Charles O. Hall, age 30 of New Lisbon, NY was arrested for the misdemeanor of Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs. 

An investigation revealed that C. Davi sent a text to her father asking for help while she was in Charles O. Hall's vehicle.  Her father, A. Davi called 911 reporting C. Davi had been abducted and went to locate his daughter on his own.  A. Davi located Hall's vehicle and shot at the vehicle while on State Highway 23 in the town of Kortright and left with C. Davi. 

Troopers located the vehicle was being driven by Charles O. Hall, where C. Davi was originally reported to be in trouble.  They determined that C. Davi was never in need of assistance nor was there an abduction.  However, the driver of the vehicle was determined to be impaired and was arrested for DWAI. 

Hall was arrested and released on appearance tickets returnable to the town of Kortright Court on May 21, 2019.  A. Davi was arrainged in the town of Davenport Court where he was releaed on his own recognizance and set to reappear on June 11, 2019.  C. Davi was released on appearance tickets to the town of Davenport court returnable on May 14, 2019.