31 August 2020
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
On August 28, 2020, at approximately 1:44 p.m. State Police responded to a residence on State Route 28N in the town of Long Lake for a report of a menacing and a criminal mischief. An investigation revealed that 37-year-old Francis N. Peets of Long Lake, threatened a U.S. Census worker with a baseball bat. When the victim attempted to drive away, Peets struck his vehicle with the bat, causing damages. Peets was arrested and charged with Criminal Mischief 3rd degree, Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd degree, and Menacing 2nd degree. He was released on appearance tickets for the Town of Long Lake Court.

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