19 February 2021

Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander

Copake, New York – Investigators in Livingston are seeking the public’s assistance investigating a hate crime in the town of Copake which occurred at the Copake Falls State Campground located at 253 Route 344 between the dates of November 13-15, 2020.

Investigators are hoping to speak to any park visitors at the park during that time who have not yet been interviewed by the New York State Police.  The investigation revolves around racially offensive language found carved into a wooded post.

If you think you can help, please contact the State Police in Livingston at (518) 853-2893.  Please reference case# 9939088.