Contact Us
Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls
Return to your home site

Menu

Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

Nearby Towns

  • Putnam
    serves Brewster, Carmel-Kent, Cold Spring, Mahopac, Patterson & Putnam Valley
  • Northwest Dutchess
    serves Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan, Pleasant Valley, Red Hook & Rhinebeck
  • East Dutchess
    serves Amenia, Beekman, Dover, Millbrook, North East, Pawling, Pine Plains, Stanford, Union Vale & Washington
Breaking News: Beacon Man Strangles Victim, Steals Cell Phone In Domestic Dispute
police & fire

Putnam Man Brandishes Knife In Conflict At Train Station, Police Say

Richard H. Stiehl,
Richard H. Stiehl, Photo Credit: New York State Police

A 57-year-old Putnam County man who brandished a knife during a confrontation at the Cortlandt Train Station is facing charges, state police announced Wednesday.

Troopers who were called to the station at 6:05 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5 found that Richard H. Stiehl of Garrison initiated a confrontation, produced a knife, and threatened to kill the victim, state police said.

Stiehl was charged with menacing in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree, both Class A misdemeanors.

Stiehl was arraigned before the town of Cortlandt Court and released on his own recognizance.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice!

Serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.