Man released on ticket after threatening people, kicking cop

SAUGERTIES – A 36-year-old Greene County man was arrested in Saugerties and charged with obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest after he allegedly threatened people on Drummond Falls Road in the Town of Saugerties.

When Saugerties Police arrived, Mark Denton of Greeneville became irate and physically aggressive to the officers and while they attempted to arrest him, Denton kicked a male officer in the chest.

Once in custody, he was placed in the back of a patrol car and tried to kick out the rear window.

He was brought to police headquarters, processed, and released on an appearance ticket to his mother.



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