11 September 2020

  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander



State Police in North Syracuse arrested Peter L. DeGroat Jr., age 21 from Mattydale, NY for  Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree (C -felony), Criminal Use of a Firearm 2nd degree (C- felony), Tampering with Physical Evidence (E-felony), and Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree (A-misdemeanor).

DeGroat was charged following an investigation into a shooting incident that occurred on May 31, 2020, on Phalen Street in Mattydale. He was processed and transported to the Onondaga County Justice Center to await arraignment in Onondaga County Centralized Court. 

This investigation is continuing.



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