Map Interactive local COVID-19 tracker
Contact Us
East Dutchess Daily Voice serves Amenia, Beekman, Dover, Millbrook, North East, Pawling, Pine Plains, Stanford, Union Vale & Washington
Return to your home site

Menu

East Dutchess Daily Voice serves Amenia, Beekman, Dover, Millbrook, North East, Pawling, Pine Plains, Stanford, Union Vale & Washington

Nearby Towns

  • Putnam
    serves Brewster, Carmel-Kent, Cold Spring, Mahopac, Patterson & Putnam Valley
  • Litchfield
  • Northwest Dutchess
    serves Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan, Pleasant Valley, Red Hook & Rhinebeck
  • Southwest Dutchess
    serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls
Breaking News: COVID-19: NY State Releases Number Of Deaths Per County
Police & Fire

Man Arrested For Violating No Harassment Order, Stalking Woman, Police Say

A 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly violating a no harassment order.
A 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly violating a no harassment order. Photo Credit: File

A 50-year-old Ulster man has been arrested for allegedly violating a no harassment order and began stalking the victim again.

Donald DeGroat, of Saugerties, was arrested on Thursday, Feb. 20, for violating the no harass order, said Chief of Saugerties Police.

The chief said DeGroat's arrest came after he began following the victim around, calling the victim repeatedly, telling the victim he was watching her, and telling the victim each time where she was.

"The actions by Donald DeGroat placed the victim in fear," he said.

DeGroat was charged with harassment and criminal contempt of a court order. He was released on his own recognizance.

A new stay-away order of protection was issued on behalf of the victim.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

East Dutchess Daily Voice!

Serves Amenia, Beekman, Dover, Millbrook, North East, Pawling, Pine Plains, Stanford, Union Vale & Washington

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.