A battle over a fence between neighbors in the Hudson Valley led to one person being placed in handcuffs.

Over the weekend, police in Ulster County responded to a neighbor dispute.

Neighbor Dispute In Ulster County, New York


On Friday, Feb. 10, around 12:45 p.m., the Saugerties Police Department responded to 125 Delaware Street in Glasco for a reported neighbor dispute.

The complainant told arriving officers she was putting up a snow fence along her property line parallel to her neighbor’s property when a 26-year-old man from Saugerties came out of the neighboring house and began yelling at her.

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Saugerties, New York Man Accused of Ripping Neighbor's Fence


He then physically ripped down the fence the complainant had just put up, police say.

The 26-year-old from Saugerties accused of ripping down the fence was charged with criminal mischief in the fourth degree a misdemeanor.

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The 26-year-old was transported back to Saugerties Police where he was processed and then released on a police appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Saugerties Justice Court on February 22, 2023, to answer his charge.

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