07 October 2020

Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander

Rhinebeck, New York – On October 6, 2020, the New York State Police from the Rhinebeck barracks in conjunction with the New York State Police Financial Crimes Unit, arrested Samantha E. Manetta, age 31, of Red Hook, NY, for Grand Larceny in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, and Computer Tampering in the 2nd degree, a class D felony.

Investigation determined Manetta stole over $140,000 from her former employer while working as an assistant in the office overseeing payroll and bookkeeping.  It was additionally discovered she caused damage to the company website after her employment was terminated.

Manetta was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the town of Rhinebeck Court on November 5, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.


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