08 September 2021

Major Kathryne M. Rohde
Troop K Commander
Pleasant Valley, New York – On September 6, 2021, the New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested Patrick A. Simmons, age 55, of Hyde Park, NY, for two counts of Robbery in the 2nd degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd degree, all class C felonies, and Assault in the 3rd degree, a class A misdemeanor.

On April 30, 2019, Troopers were dispatched to the Mobil Service Station at 1415 Route 44 in the town of Pleasant Valley for reported robbery in which the suspect displayed a firearm and caused injury to the store clerk.  After a lengthy two-year investigation in conjunction with the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office and New York State Police Forensic Intelligence Center the suspect was identified as Patrick A. Simmons.

Simmons was arraigned before the Honorable Judge Mattson of the Milan Town Court, and was remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash, $100,000 bond, or $150,000 partially secured bond.


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