MONTICELLO, NY — Members of the Monticello Police arrested Arthur J. Uhl, age 36, of Monticello on Tuesday, October 3. Uhl was charged with the felonies of Criminal Possession of a weapon in …
MONTICELLO, NY — Members of the Village of Monticello Police arrested Arthur J. Uhl, age 36, of Monticello on Tuesday, October 3. Uhl was charged with the felonies of Criminal Possession of a weapon in the 2nd degree, Criminal Possession of a weapon in the 3rd degree and Unlawful imprisonment in the 1st degree. Uhl was also charged with the misdemeanors of Menacing in the 2nd degree and Endangering the welfare of a child.
At 8:30 a.m. Monticello police received a report of a female being physically held against her will and also being threatened with a firearm, in an apartment located at the Sleepy Hollow Apartment Complex at Terry Lane in the Village of Monticello. Responding officers were required to forcibly gain entry to the apartment after Uhl refused to voluntarily open the door. After gaining entry, officers located the victim and Uhl inside. Uhl was then taken into custody. A search warrant was subsequently executed on Uhl’s apartment and a loaded .32 caliber Walther Semi-Automatic firearm, which Uhl had used to threaten the victim, was recovered.
Uhl was arraigned in the Village of Monticello Justice Court before Village Justice Douglas Solomon. Uhl was remanded to the Sullivan County Jail on $100,000 cash bail, $200,000 bail bond and $300,000 secured insurance bond, pending further court action. Sullivan County Sheriff's deputies assisted Monticello Police with this incident.
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