03 November 2020

 Acting Major Barry Chase
 Troop E Commander



On November 02, 2020, the New York State Police arrested Donald P. Baxter, age 33, of Lindley, NY, for an AUO 3rdwarrant and pending State Police charges stemming from a search warrant that was executed on October 29, 2020.  While attempting to take Baxter into custody Baxter attempted to flee from troopers.  K-9 Bobby was deployed, caught Baxter, and detained him for troopers.  While attempting to take Baxter into custody, Baxter, injured K-9 Bobby. 

During the investigation, State Police Investigators located a quantity of methamphetamine, cocaine, marihuana, metal knuckles, knives, a high capacity magazine, and two loaded handguns.  Baxter was charged with 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, 3 counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, Criminal Possession of Marihuana 3rd Degree,  Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia 2nd Degree, and Killing or Injuring a Police Animal.  Baxter was arraigned at Steuben County CAP Court and was remanded to the Steuben County Jail. 

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