Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

Wappingers Tenant Stabs Landlord During Dispute

Nathan B. Lee

WAPPINGER – On Jan. 9, 2018, the New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks arrested Nathan B. Lee, age 25, of Wappinger, for Assault in the 2nd degree, a class D felony, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th degree, a class A misdemeanor.

About 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, authorities said Troopers were dispatched to Degarmo Hills Road for a report of a stabbing.

Troopers arrived on scene and located both the victim and Lee.

Preliminary investigation found that Lee allegedly stabbed his landlord several times with a kitchen knife. Authorities said Lee resides in the same house as the landlord.

Lee was taken into custody without incident.

Medical attention was provided to both the victim and Lee.

Lee was taken to Vassar Brothers Hospital in stable condition and the victim was taken to MidHudson Regional Hospital also in stable condition.

Lee was arraigned before the town of Wappinger Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $40,000 bond.


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