Parolee arrested on several charges


GARDINER – A Gardiner man was arrested on a state parole warrant as well as several other charges.

The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office charged Michael O’Connor, 24, with several counts of trespass and criminal mischief, auto stripping, false personation, criminal impersonation, petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.

On September 4 at about 6:30 a.m., deputies and state troopers received several reports of larcenies from vehicles in the area of Marabac Road in the Town of Gardiner.

The joint investigation alleges O’Connor committed those larcenies.

On Saturday, September 7, O’Connor was located at a hotel in New Paltz and while being taken into custody on the parole warrant, he gave officers a fake name and possessed a stolen commercial driver learner’s permit. He was sent to the Ulster County Jail pending parole proceedings and also faces other charges from State Police relative to their cases.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the State Division of Parole, New Paltz Police, and State Police.

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