2014 News Releases

Sheriff's Office
Adrian H. Anderson, Sheriff

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Captain John Watterson
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December 31, 2014        Print version

Deputy injured during burglary arrest in Dover

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two subjects for a burglary in the Town of Dover (Hamlet of Wingdale) on 12/31/14 at approximately 11 am.

On the above date and time, the Sheriff’s Office responded along with the State Police to the Olivet Property, formerly known as the Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center, in the Town of Dover for a report of trespassers in one of the buildings.

Upon arrival, the Deputies and Troopers encountered two (2) suspects in one of the buildings, and as they attempted to take them into custody both suspects struggled and resisted arrest. One of the suspects was taken into custody at the scene, and the other initially fled, however was later located after an extensive area search.

The Deputy who initially attempted to take the one suspect into custody was injured during the struggle, and was treated for a hand injury at Mid Hudson Regional Hospital. The Deputy has since been released from the hospital.

The two suspects are identified as follows:

1. Vincent E. Sheeley Jr., age 27 of Dover - struggled with and subsequently injured the Deputy
2. Brandi E. Perri, age 25 of Dover – initially fled and was later located

At the time of this release the investigation is ongoing, interviews are being conducted, and the charges have not yet been determined. Once the charges are finalized and arraignment information is available, it will be released - please contact Lt. LaMonica this evening for that information.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted in the investigation by the State Police and security officers for the property.

As with any criminal case, the details and any associated criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.