Major Jennifer Gottstine
Troop T Commander
Woodbury, NY – On June 30, 2020, at approximately 3:00 p.m., State Police investigated a physical altercation that occurred on I-87 in the town of Woodbury, near the Woodbury Toll Plaza. Following an investigation, it was determined that Michael T. Aikens, 28, of Newburgh, NY, punched a 23-year old female in the nose and attempted to take her cell phone while she was calling 911.
Aikens was later arrested at his residence in Newburgh, NY. He was transported and processed at SP Newburgh where he was charged with Assault 3rd degree and Criminal Mischief 4th degree; both Class A Misdemeanors. He was issued appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Woodbury Court on July 22, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.