Thursday, February 8, 2018



Chatham man arrested for falsely reporting incident


CHATHAM – A Chatham man, who reported a burglary at his home on Drowne Road last November, was arrested and charged with falsely reporting an incident and filing a false written statement.

Joshua Vandewal, 39, reported that he had 50 firearms in his residence that were stolen. Investigation by the Bureau of Investigation of the New Lebanon barracks of the State Police determined the reported burglary was a fabrication.

Vandewal was arrested on Monday, February 5. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to Chatham Town Court.


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