3 arrested, accused of planning to rob local business
CATSKILL, N.Y. – State Police have arrested three people
after an investigation into a report on a dispute between a motorist and two
According to authorities, Troopers responded investigated a roadside dispute between a motorist and two
subjects walking on Mansion Street in the Town of Coxsackie on Friday. Police say
it was reported that one of the subjects displayed a handgun during the
State Police say they were able to locate
the suspect but determined that the gun was actually a black BB pistol.
Upon further investigation authorities determined
the two subjects who had been walking on the roadway had planned to rob a local
retail business along with three other people. Police say two of the three
other people are minors.
State Police say they have arrested
Virginia Evans, 19, for Menacing 2nd, Conspiracy 4th and Endangering the Welfare of a
Child. They also arrested Denzel Ritzie, 20, and Demetrius Frost, 19, for
Conspiracy 4th and
Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
The two minors who were involved were also charged and given Family Court
Appearance tickets for what would have been Conspiracy 4th if they were adults, according to
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