Local baseball league president arrested for reportedly stealing funds


AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Police have arrested Paul Antonelli, 56, of Amsterdam for reportedly stealing money from the Amsterdam Cal Ripken Baseball League.

Police say in early March a complaint was made with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Amsterdam Police Department about money that had been stolen from the league.

As a result, Antonelli, the League’s President, was charged by Sheriff’s Investigators with Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class D Felony.

Antonelli was arraigned before the Honorable Lisa Lorman via Skype at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and released and scheduled to reappear in Amsterdam City Court at a later date.


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