05 February 2021

  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander



On January 30, 2021, State Police in Watertown arrested Richard E. Daniels, age 43, from Watertown, NY, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree (D-felony) and Criminal Mischief 4th degree (A-misdemeanor).

Mr. Daniels is charged with firing a .22 caliber rifle from his residence at a woodchuck and striking a neighbors pole barn 216 feet away (within the 500 feet of a dwelling) in the Town of Watertown. 

Mr. Daniels is also charged with possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony in  Florida in 2001.    




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