On April 4, 2022, State Police arrested Ricky A. Pickering, 30, of Bloomingdale, for Unauthorized use of a Vehicle 3rd degree, Criminal Mischief 3rd degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd degree (2 counts) and vehicle and traffic violations.
On April 4, 2022, at approximately 7:27am, State Police were called to State Route 28N in the town of Minerva for a report of unauthorized use of a vehicle.
A preliminary investigation determined that Pickering took the vehicle without permission and caused damage to it.
During the investigation it was determined that Pickering had stolen another vehicle and crashed it into a guard rail on State Route 28 in Minerva.
Pickering was arrested and is due to appear in Chestertown Town Court on April 19, 2022 and is due to reappear in the town of Minera Court on April 26, 2022.