Major Kathryne M. Rohde
Troop K Commander
Gallatin, New York – On June 18, 2021, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested Pedro Garcia Sanchez, age 35, of Pine Plains, for Sexual Abuse in the 1st degree, a class D felony, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Forcible Touching, both class A misdemeanors.
After receiving a law enforcement tip an investigation began in March of 2021 discovered Pedro Garcia Sanchez sexually abused a victim under the age of 11.
Pedro Garcia Sanchez was arraigned before the Honorable Judge Shultz, of the Gallatin Court, who remanded him to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 secure bond.