07 September 2020

  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander



On August 30, 2020, at 7:20 p.m., State Police in Sylvan Beach responded to Taberg Florence Road and  State Route 69 in the town of Annsville regarding an assault investigation. 

A male victim reported being involved in a minor property damage accident and reported that after the collision, the operator of the other involved vehicle attacked the victim with a crowbar causing physical injuries to him.  The suspect fled the scene before police arrived.  The 55-year-old victim was admitted to an area hospital with internal injuries.

On September 6, 2020, Troopers arrested Dillon M. Kotary, age 25 from Osceola, NY, for the following charges:

  • Assault 2nd degree (D felony)
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree (D felony)
  • Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd degree (an unclassified misdemeanor)
  • Leaving the Scene of a property damage accident without reporting (violation)

Kotary is currently being held at Oneida County Jail pending arraignment.




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