Monday, February 11, 2019




Highland man charged with felony assault for fighting with trooper

HIGHLAND – A Highland man has been arrested on a felony assault charge for injuring a state trooper who was assisting Lloyd Town Police in attempted to place him under arrest.

Michael Pappas, 27, is accused of slashing another person’s car tire during a domestic dispute and then fighting with the officer during the February 6 incident in Highland.

The trooper was treated and released at a local hospital and Pappas was charged with assault, criminal mischief, criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration.

Pappas was remanded to the Ulster County Jail without bail pending a future court appearance.



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