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Saturday, April 25, 2009

[NY] Officer Kyle Hunter arrested again on domestic related charges

A suspended city police officer was arrested again, accused of damaging items during an argument with his girlfriend and violating an order of protection, police said. The incident went so far that city police had to use a K-9 to track their own suspended officer, Kyle Hunter...

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[NY] Officer Kyle Hunter arrested after stealing his girlfriend's car
- ...Without going into details, Police Chief Mark Chaires says this isn't the first time Hunter has been in trouble. He's now suspended for thirty days without pay and Chaires tells us that could become permanent...

POLICE OFFICER IS ARRESTED AGAIN

Albany Times Union, NY
Bob Gardinier
[Excerpts] Saturday, April 25, 2009
Suspended Schenectady police Officer Kyle Hunter, charged last month with stealing his girlfriend's car, was arrested Friday and charged with violating an order to stay away from her, police said. Hunter was arrested on a felony contempt charge for violating an order of protection after a complaint that he was near the woman's home... Hunter was being held overnight in the city lockup and was expected to be arraigned Saturday morning... At 12:25 a.m. Friday, police responded to a city residence to investigate a reported domestic disturbance involving Hunter. Hunter allegedly damaged the woman's property and fled the residence before officers arrived. A thorough search was conducted to locate him, including the use of a Schenectady County Sheriff's K-9 Team. The investigation continued later in the day and led police to Amsterdam where Hunter was arrested, Clifford said...

SUSPENDED SCHENECTADY OFFICER IS ARRESTED ONCE MORE
Schenectady Gazette
By Steven Cook
Saturday, April 25, 2009
[Excerpts] A suspended city police officer was arrested again, accused of damaging items during an argument with his girlfriend and violating an order of protection, police said. The incident went so far that city police had to use a K-9 to track their own suspended officer, Kyle Hunter. The track couldn’t find him early Thursday morning; he was finally found Friday at a friend’s house in Amsterdam, police said. Hunter faces one count each of felony criminal mischief and felony criminal contempt. The contempt charge relates to an order of protection that was put in place after his initial arrest March 27... “I’m going to [expletive] you like you [expletive] me,” Hunter was quoted in court papers as telling the woman then. Hunter, an eight-year police force veteran, was suspended without pay for 30 days after the first incident. Another 30 days without pay has been tacked on for the latest arrest. Hunter, who has faced discipline problems in the past, is one of seven city police officers already facing termination proceedings on a variety of accusations... The charges in Hunter’s most recent incident were upgraded because of the amount of damage caused...

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  1. Schenectady Cop Indicted For Contempt, Mischief
    North Country Gazette
    Monday, 10 of August, 2009
    A patrolman with the Schenectady Police Department since 2001 has been indicted for allegedly assaulting his former girlfriend. A Schenectady County grand jury has indicted Officer Kyle Hunter, 38, on five counts of criminal contempt and four counts of criminal mischief for violating an order of protection against her. He is accused of subjecting the alleged victim to physical contact while placing her in reasonable fear of physical injury, serious physical injury or death by means of a threat... http://www.northcountrygazette.org/2009/08/10/schenectady_cop/

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    Suspended officer rejects plea offer
    The Albany Times-Union
    Paul Nelson
    Updated: January 16th, 2010
    Suspended city police Officer Kyle Hunter has rejected a plea offer that would have cost him his job. Under the agreement, Hunter would have had to plead guilty to second-degree criminal contempt and resign from the police department in satisfaction of the six criminal charges he faces related to domestic incidents last year involving his former girlfriend... In March, the woman, who works at the county jail, had taken out an order of protection, which Hunter is accused of violating on April 23 when he allegedly "struck, shoved, kicked" and destroyed her property, causing the woman to fear for her life... Last year, charges that Hunter, 38, took the woman's car without her knowledge, were dropped after she was a no-show at a trial in City Court... http://www.officer.com/online/article.jsp?siteSection=1&id=50200
    http://www.timesunion.com/ASPStories/Story.asp?StoryID=889517

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