A New York man was arrested Friday for after nearly two dozen hospital workers finished their shifts that morning and discovered their tires slashed.
New York State Police announced in a statement that they arrested Daniel Hall, 29, for second-degree criminal mischief, fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and second-degree auto stripping. Hall was accused of slashing the tires on 22 cars parked in the parking lot of New York-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Courtlandt.
Citing officials, the Rockland/Westchester Journal News reported that the hospital will pay for the damages.
“We were shocked to hear of this incident, especially at this time when our employees are working tirelessly and courageously through this crisis,” the hospital said in a statement emailed to the news outlet.
State Police said Hall had a small amount of PCP on him at the time of his arrest. He remains jailed on $1,500 cash bail or a $5,000 secure bond.
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