On June 28, 2022, at 10:15PM, Saugerties Police responded to a 911 call reporting a fight in progress on Washington Avenue in the Village of Saugerties. UC 911 Additionally reported a burglary in progress in the same area. Investigation by Saugerties Police Detectives established that 36-year-old Michael V. Newman, had forced entry into a private residence on Washington Avenue, forcing his wat through the front door of the residence, then confronting the occupants within, threatening to cause them physical harm. Newman fled the area when a 911 call had been placed.
On June 29, 2022, at 1:20pm, Michael V. Newman was located by police and taken into custody. Newman was processed at Saugerties Police Headquarters on the Felony of Burglary in the 2nd Degree and the Misdemeanor Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree.