Saugerties woman charged with threatening man with knife, chainsaw

SAUGERTIES – Police arrested a Saugerties woman on charges of criminal possession of a weapon, criminal mischief and harassment following a domestic incident in the town on Friday, July 19.

Police were alerted by a 911 call from MaryAnn Avenue and arrested Alice Saguid, 56, at her residence.

She allegedly grabbed a kitchen knife and chased the victim around the house. During the investigation, officers determined what they called “a serious history of violent incidents” between Saguid and the victim.

The man provided police with a video of a recent domestic dispute in which Saguid armed herself with a running chainsaw and chased him around the house in an attempt to cut him.”

She was arraigned in town court and released on her own recognizance.

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