18 June 2020
 
 

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Acting Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander
 



PRESS RELEASE
 
On June 8, 2020 at approximately 10:32 p.m., New York State Police at Richfield Springs arrested Kellie L. Palmateer, age 48 of Richfield Springs for the misdemeanors of Assault in the third degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. 
 
A trooper was dispatched to a report of child abuse at a residence on Lakeview Avenue in the village of Richfield Springs.  Palmateer was arrested after an investigation revealed that she unreasonably and excessively disciplined a child causing the child to bleed; the child is likely to have a fractured nose. 
 
Palmateer was arraigned virtually before a judge and released on her own recognizance.  An order of protection was issued; the child and two other children were removed from the home.  Palmateer is scheduled to appear in the village of Richfield Springs court on July 28, 2020. 
 

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