02 August 2019

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Richard L. Mazzone
Troop K Commander
 
 
 
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

New Lebanon, New York – On July 30, 2019, the New York State Police from the New Lebanon barracks successfully located an endangered adult.
 
Troopers were dispatched to County Route 9 in the town of New Lebanon at approximately 12:20 p.m. for a missing endangered adult.  State Police aviation and Trooper Bell, Troop K bloodhound handler, with his partner Tilly, also responded. 
 
The victim’s direction of travel was unknown, and the trail was approximately four hours old when the State Police were contacted.  Temperatures on Tuesday reached 92 degrees Fahrenheit creating a very large safety concern for the victim. 
 
Trooper Bell and Tilly arrived on scene, and quickly got to work looking for the victim who also suffers from Alzheimer’s disease.  Tilly immediately locked onto the scent trail, and after 15 minutes of tracking Trooper Bell and Tilly located the victim safely on a wood line.
 
Trooper Bell and Tilly are assigned to Troop K, Zone 1, SP Livingston.
 
 

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