A Hudson Valley business owner was arrested for allegedly touching a female employee.

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On Tuesday, New York State Police announced the arrest of an Orange County business owner following reports that an employee was touched inappropriately.

On Monday, New York State Police from Troop F arrested 30-year-old Yida Falkovitz of Highland Mills.


Falkovitz is the owner of a business in Chester, according to police. Police did not reveal the business.


Hudson Valley Post did some digging and it appears Falkovitz owns AF Trucking. In March 2019, a man named Yida Falkovitz and his Orange County business, AF Trucking, was involved in a lawsuit.


It is alleged that Falkovitz forcibly touched a female employee without her consent.

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He was charged with forcible touching and was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Wallkill Court on Nov. 24, at 9 a.m.

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