19 September 2022
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander
 
 
 

 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On September 17, 2022, Troopers arrested Peter F. Cavanaugh, 57 of Norfolk for Assault 3rd degree.

On September 17, 2022, around 12:00 p.m., Troopers responded to South Main Street in the town of Norfolk for a domestic dispute.  An investigation determined Cavanaugh and the victim were involved in a verbal argument which turned physical.  Cavanaugh pushed and hit the victim in the back of the head causing an open laceration.  The victim was transported to Canton Potsdam hospital but released with no serious injuries.  The suspect left the scene prior to law enforcement’s arrival.

Cavanaugh was located, arrested, and transported to SP Massena for processing.  Cavanaugh was arraigned at Norfolk Town Court and released on his own recognizances.  He must re appear on a later date in September. 

 

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