16 September 2021
Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander


The New York State Police are investigating the intentional burning of a pride flag outside of a home in Gilbertsville. 

The flag was hanging on the front porch of the home on Spring Street when it was set on fire sometime between September 9 and September 12.  The fire also caused minor damage to the paint on the front porch.  The homeowner also reported that another pride flag and a “Keep it Kind” lawn sign were stolen from the same property several weeks ago..  It is unknown at this time if the incidents are related.

Anyone with information is asked to New York State Police at (607) 561-7400.

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