A neighbor dispute in the town of Wallkill leads to an arrest

06 February 2023
 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander
On February 5, 2023. At approximately 12:25 p.m., state police from the Middletown barracks responded to a 911 call for a report of an assault in progress at a residence on Maple Fields Drive in the town of Wallkill. Investigation revealed that Letoya Washington, age 36 from the town of Wallkill was involved in an altercation with a neighbor. Washington attacked two individuals with a hammer. The victims were not struck with the hammer. A physical altercation ensued where one of the people she attacked was able to take the hammer away from her.

Letoya Washington was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degree and Menacing 2nd degree, both misdemeanors. Washington was released on her recognizance and ordered to return to the Town of Wallkill Court on March 29, 2022.

Author: Harlem Valley News