Wednesday, January 3, 2018



Hillsdale man charged with shooting at police


HILLSDALE – A Hillsdale man allegedly involved in a domestic dispute fired a shotgun at State Police as they pulled up to the scene on Route 22 in the Town of Hillsdale on Tuesday.

Troopers said Tyler Meltz, 23, stepped out of a residence when they showed up and fired the weapon at them. No one was injured.

Meltz took off, but was located hiding in a nearby vehicle and taken into custody without incident with assistance from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.

He was arraigned and remanded to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $35,000 cash bail or $70,000 bond.



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