Southern Ulster Times Aug. 09 2017

T IMES SOUTHERN Hoax ULSTER Vol. 14, No 32 3 AUGUST 9 - 15, 2017 3 ONE DOLLAR Rally for Ryan Page 36 SERVING HIGHLAND, MARLBOROUGH AND PLATTEKILL Plattekill Dems pick candidates for 2017 Police say woman faked kidnapping and made up rape story By MARK REYNOLDS mreynolds@tcnewspapers.com On Tuesday, August 1 at approximately 6:30 a.m., Marlborough Police responded to a call of an unconscious woman who was lying on the side of Quaker Hill Road near the corner of Willow Tree Road in Milton. She was identified as Amber M. Malagoli, 22, of New Windsor, NY. At the scene she was found unconscious and wearing a flannel shirt and black panties and her hands (in front) and her feet were bound with duct tape. Mobile Life transported her to the Mid Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie where she regained consciousness and informed law enforcement that she had been kidnapped and raped, however no marks, abrasions or bruises were found on her body to indicate that a struggle had taken place. She informed law enforcement that she could only recall being in New Paltz the night before and had no memory of what had later transpired. She was released from the hospital later that day. An investigation of the incident involved the Marlborough and City of Beacon Police Departments, the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police. Near where Malagoli was found, Police recovered two cell phones, keys and additional clothing. Police also located a BMW that she had driven at Continued on page 2 The Plattekill Democratic slate for 2017: (l. – r) Pam Krimsky for Ulster County Legislature, Sue Sullivan for Congress, Cindy Delgado for Town Council, Juan Figueroa for Supervisor and Gladys Figueroa for Town Council. By MARK REYNOLDS mreynolds@tcnewspapers.com Last week the Plattekill Democratic Party held their caucus to select candidates for town offices for the fall 2017 election. In quick succession and without challenge, the party faithful chose Juan Figueroa for the office of Town Supervisor and Gladys Figueroa (no relation) and incumbent Cindy Delgado for Town Council and Jamie Pagan for Highway Superintendent. Pagan was unable to attend the caucus. Chairwoman Rose Ann Guerrieri invited the candidates to address the caucus. Juan Figueroa said he moved to Plattekill with his parents in 1979 “and I’ve been here ever since.” He served WWW.SOUTHERNULSTERTIMES.COM 22 years in the U. S. Marine Corps, retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer 3. He said he was promoted 10 times from Private to Master Sargent. He also ran the units budget and was the Operations Officer, sending personnel overseas and bringing them back home. Figueroa is a Veteran himself, having served in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He was Continued on page 4