Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Press Release


Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. reports that on December 19, 2018, a 16-year-old Brewster High School student was arrested for allegedly making threats against the school.

On December 18, 2018, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department responded to the home of the student who allegedly made the threats on social media accounts. A security check of the student’s home and a home which is frequented was conducted.

After an investigation the subject was arrested and charged accordingly. He was released to the custody of his father.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department continues to work with our Federal and State Law Enforcement partners to investigate this matter. In accordance with the law, due to the subject’s age, we are unable to give more specific information concerning the subject. The investigation is ongoing.

Any parent or citizen with questions or concerns may contact Capt. Lisa Ortolano at (845) 225 – 5550.