On July 29, 2022, Saugerties Police initiated an investigation into an ongoing domestic complaint. Following a police investigation, it was determined that beginning on July 6, 2022, and commencing on July 29, 2022, 31-year-old Elizabeth Payan of Kingston was sending numerous unwanted text messages to the victim, and further made numerous unwanted phone calls, eventually going to the victim’s residence. The victim had previously advised Payan on several occasions to cease her actions. Payan was arrested and charged with Stalking in the 4th Degree. Payan was processed at Saugerties Police Headquarters and then Arraigned in the Town of Woodstock Justice Court, scheduled to re-appear in the Town of Saugerties Justice Court on August 3, 2022, to answer her charge.