30 March 2020
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Darrin S. Pitkin
Troop B Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On March 28, 2020, at approximately 11:09 p.m., State Police responded to a residence on Mineville Road in the town of Moriah for a report of a domestic dispute. 

An investigation revealed that 50-year-old Joseph B. Sherman of Mineville struck a female victim multiple times in the face and choked her. The victim sustained bruising. Sherman was arrested and charged with Assault 3rd degree, and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to Moriah Town Court.

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