18 June 2021
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander
 



 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On June 5, 2021, New York State Police at Richfield Springs arrested Brandon S. Hilts, age 28 of Cherry Valley, NY for the misdemeanors of Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, Criminal Mischief in the fourth degree and Menacing in the third degree. 

On May 26, Troopers were dispatched to a report of a domestic dispute that had occurred earlier in the afternoon at a residence on Grimm Lane in the Town of Roseboom.  An investigation revealed that during an argument, Hilts threatened and choked a victim.  The victim fled to a neighbor’s residence to call 911.  Troopers searched for Hilts but were unable to locate him immediately. 

On June 5, Hilts was located by another agency then turned over to the State Police.  Hilts was arrested and processed at SP Richfield Springs.  He was arraigned before a judge and released on his own recognizance.  Hilts was ordered to appear in the Town of Roseboom court on July 7, 2021. 

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