Westerlo man charged with menacing with knife

Brian Andersen

GREENVILLE — Catskill police arrested Brian S. Andersen of Westerlo after he threatened a woman with a knife during an argument on Feb. 7, according to State Police.

Police responded to the home after the altercation at Freehold Mills Road in Greenville and the woman fled from the scene and requested assistance, according to a release from the State Police.

Andersen, 38, was arrested for second-degree menacing, a misdemeanor, and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony. He was arraigned in Greenville Town Court before Judge Richard Schrieber and remanded to the Greene County Jail without bail.

State police were assisted by the Greene County District Attorney’s Office in the investigation.

More Hilltowns News

Rensselaerville's 2015 plan raises taxes for the general and highway funds by 1.3 percent, about half the increase first proposed when the board planned to override the state-set tax cap.

A second special election asking voters to allow the sale of a fire truck was passed on Tuesday night, with 136 ballots cast. The first referendum was defeated in August, 15 to 15. A town wide letter might have been the key.

The position was decided several months ago when Bates, a Democrat and deputy sheriff, was endorsed by all four parties. Sitting Judge Timothy Miller, a Democrat, didn’t run for another term.