One Arrested Following Dutchess County St. Patrick’s Parade Fight
One man has been arrested following an investigation into a fight that broke out during the annual Dutchess County St. Patrick's Parade. More arrests could follow.
Village of Wappingers Falls Police responded to a reported disturbance around 2:50 p.m. on Saturday in the area of Mill Street and East Main Street in the Village. A crowded area along the parade route.
Police say a fight broke out between two groups of people that did not previously know each other. As a result, 33-year-old George Gritmon, of Staatsburgh, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
Two people sustained injuries as a result of the fight. Both were transported to local hospitals.
The Wappingers Falls Detective Division is currently investigating the incident and additional arrests are pending.
Anyone with additional information relating to the incident can contact Detective Geoff Weaver at the Wappingers Falls Police Department @ 845-297-1011. All information will remain confidential.