POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- A Poughkeepsie caretaker has been charged with putting her hand around the throat of a disabled girl, police said.
Victoria M. Garrand, 34, was arrested in Millbrook on Saturday and charged with first-degree endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person, a Class E felony, police said.
State police were assisted by Millbrook police during the arrest, they said.
Garrand was taking care of a 12-year-old mentally disabled girl on Friday, Jan. 1, when the incident occurred, police said.
Garrand was arraigned in the Washington Town Court and released on her own recognizance, police said.
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