Hyde Park man arrested for firing three rounds in his apartment complex

Major Richard L. Mazzone
Troop K Commander










Hyde Park, New York – On June 8, 2019, the New York State Police from the Rhinebeck barracks arrested Jeffrey P. Tompkins, age 64, of Hyde Park, for three counts of Reckless Endangerment in the 1st degree, a class D felony.
On June 8, 2019, at approximately 6:40 p.m., Troopers were dispatched by Dutchess County 911 to Pinebrook Drive in the town of Hyde Park for a report of gunfire.  Upon arrival Troopers found an armed subject, later identified as Tompkins, as the source of the gun shots in his apartment.  Investigation found a domestic incident had occurred in which Tompkins fired three rounds from a Smith and Wesson 9MM shield semi-automatic pistol into an apartment wall.  Tompkins surrendered without further incident.
Tompkins was issued an appearance ticket under the direction of the Honorable Judge McArthur returnable to the town of Hyde Park Court on June 11, 2019, at 5:30 p.m.