GREENVILLE, NY - State Police arrested five people in connection with a stabbing at a house party in Greenville on Saturday.
On Saturday police were called at approximately 12:45 a.m. for reports of a stabbing at 749 Big Woods Road. Investigation revealed that three individuals were stabbed during a fight with a subject who left prior to the State Police arriving.
Police say a 19-year-old female from Middleburgh was stabbed in the forearm, a 25-year-old male from Schenectady was stabbed in the leg, and a 19-year-old male from Cairo was stabbed in the side of his torso. The injuries were all considered to be not life threatening and the victims were treated at Columbia Memorial Hospital and Albany Medical Center.
On Sunday evening police arrested 18-year-old James Felter, of Catskill, for the stabbings. Felter was charged with three counts of Assault in the 2nd Degree, a Class D Felony, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th Degree, a class A Misdemeanor. He was remanded to the Greene County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond.
Police additionally arrested the homeowner, Daniel Whitbeck, 25, of Greenville. Whitbeck was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree, a Class D Felony, Unlawfully Dealing with a Child in the 1st Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor, Criminal Nuisance in the 2nd Degree, a Class B Misdemeanor, and Prohibiting the Service and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages by a Person Under the Age of 21 at a Private Residence in the County, a violation of Greene County local law. Whitbeck was remanded on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.
The party's promoter and his employee were also arrested. The promoter, Nathan Lee, 26, of Westerlo, was charged with Unlawfully Dealing with a Child in the 1st Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor, and Criminal Nuisance in the 2nd Degree, a Class B Misdemeanor.
The employee, Matthew Brink, 27, of Freehold, was charged with Unlawfully Dealing with a Child in the 1st Degree.
Lee and Brink were released on their own recognizance.
Police arrested 23-year-old Samir Alygad, of Greenville, for Providing a False Written Statement, a Class A Misdemeanor, and Criminal Impersonation, a Class B Misdemeanor.
All of the subjects are scheduled to reappear before the Town of Greenville Court on May 5.