23 August 2022
 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander

On August 22, 2022, at approximately 8:14 a.m. State Troopers from the Wurtsboro barracks responded to a residence in the town of Mamakating for a report of a domestic disturbance. Troopers arrested Joseph Callas, age 20 from Bloomingburg. Investigation revealed that Callas threatened the victim with a machate and physically and sexually assaulted the victim. He was charged with Rape 3rd degree, a felony. He was additionally charged with the misdemeanors Menacing 2nd degree, Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, Assault 3rd degree, and Unlawful Dissemination or publication of an intimate image.
Callas was arraigned before Judge Mullen in the Town of Mamakating Court. He was remanded to Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $35,000 cash, $70,000 bond, $120,000 partially secured bond. 

You must be logged in to view this item.

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.