Ulster County Man Pulls Gun on Family Members, Police Say
A Hudson Valley man is being mentally evaluated following a family dispute.
On Thursday, at approximately 12:50 p.m. Saugerties Police responded to a residence in the Village for a dispute between family members.
While en route, officers were advised by 911 that one member of the family was brandishing a handgun.
Upon arrival, officers found the individual, identified as 83-year- old William Nieffer. Nieffer was arrested and charged with Menacing third-degree.
He was additionally charged under the Mental Hygiene Law 9.41 and transported to the Kingston Hospital for evaluation.
Saugerties Police Detectives seized the handgun and several other weapons from the residence.