Antonio Houjaca, 36, was charged with third-degree assault and second-degree menacing after troopers responded to a disturbance that occurred at a home in the Village of Rhinebeck around 1:26 a.m. Dec. 25.
Troopers said they interviewed the victim who reported that Houjaca had punched him in the face causing a laceration above his eye and then threatened him with a knife before leaving the home.
Houjaca was arraigned before the Village of Red Hook Justice Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 secured bond. He is due to appear before the Village of Rhinebeck Court on Jan. 7.
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