Ulster County Man Threatened to Stab Mother and Child, Police Say
An Ulster County man is facing multiple charges following two separate incidents involving his girlfriend and her 2-year-old.
On March 4, Saugerties Police arrested Julian Handhuh, 29, of Saugerties. The arrest was a result of two incidents involving Handshuh, in which he allegedly threatened to stab his 28-year-old girlfriend and her two-year-old child, while holding the victim down on the ground while she was holding her child.
In another incident, Handshuh allegedly crashed the vehicle he was operating with the 2-year-old in the vehicle, allegedly swerving toward a rock embankment, resulting in the 28-year-old victim grabbing the wheel of the vehicle to prevent the crash.
Handshuh allegedly grabbed the victim's hand and stated that he was going to break the victim's fingers, causing injury to the victim's hand.
Following the incident, Handshuh allegedly damaged the victim's vehicle ignition system rendering it inoperable. Handshuh was charged with two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Criminal Mischief , and Harassment.
Handshuh was arraigned and posted $2,500 cash bail. He was released upon the court issuing an Order of Protection on behalf of the victim.
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