Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander
On June 4, 2020, Troopers out of SP Machias arrested David A. Coffey, 39 for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree, Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th degree and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 5th degree. Abigail C. Klink, 23 both of Delevan, NY was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree and Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 5th degree.
On June 3, 2020 at 11:17 P.M., Troopers responded to State Route 16 in the town of Machias for a landlord tenant dispute. Further investigation revealed that the tenant, Coffey, struck the victim with a Ford F250. Coffey exited his vehicle and went into his residence. Coffey allegedly fired a weapon from the residence prior to Troopers arriving. Troopers secured the scene and the NYSP Special Operations Response Team responded and Coffey was taken into custody. Both Coffey and Klink were arrested.
Coffey was remanded without bail and Klink was remanded on $25,000/5,000 bail at Cattaraugus County Jail.