18 June 2020


Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander

Greenport, New York – On June 16, 2020, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested Paul A. Artis, age 31, of Tivoli, NY, for Menacing in the 2nd degree, a class A misdemeanor.

At approximately 8:30 p.m., Troopers responded to State Route 9G for a report of a road rage incident involving a handgun near the roundabout intersection east of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge.  It is alleged Paul Artis engaged in a road rage incident with another vehicle, and menaced the occupants with a “BB” gun. 

Artis was arraigned virtually before the town of Livingston Court, and released on his own recognizance.  He is next scheduled to appear before the town of Greenport Court on September 21, 2020, at 3:30 p.m.


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