28 February 2023
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Brian J. Ratajczak
Troop E Commander
On February 24, 2023, troopers in Painted Post responded to America’s Best Value Inn in Painted Post for a disturbance and report that a subject was damaging property. Troopers located the suspect identified as Erik D. Dann, age 31 of Painted Post. Dann was subsequently arrested and charged with Criminal Mischief 4th Degree, Resisting Arrest, Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree, all Class A Misdemeanors, as well as Harassment 2nd Degree.
Dann was transported to SP Painted Post for processing, then taken to the Steuben County Jail for centralized arraignment at 5:30 p.m.