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Port Henry man arrested following fight

Escape attempted

Edward Koch, age 25, from Port Henry has been arrested for assault, second degree, with intent to cause physical injury to a police officer, a Class D felony; third-degree escape, a Class A misdemeanor; third-degree assault with intent to cause physical injury, a Class A misdemeanor; and resisting arrest, a Class A misdemeanor.

Edward Koch, age 25, from Port Henry has been arrested for assault, second degree, with intent to cause physical injury to a police officer, a Class D felony; third-degree escape, a Class A misdemeanor; third-degree assault with intent to cause physical injury, a Class A misdemeanor; and resisting arrest, a Class A misdemeanor.

— Edward Koch, age 25, from Port Henry has been arrested for assault, second degree, with intent to cause physical injury to a police officer, a Class D felony; third-degree escape, a Class A misdemeanor; third-degree assault with intent to cause physical injury, a Class A misdemeanor; and resisting arrest, a Class A misdemeanor.

The Essex County Sheriff’s Office and Moriah Police Department were dispatched Feb. 1 to a fight in progress in the village of Port Henry. Upon arriving on scene Koch was taken into custody and placed in the rear of the patrol car. While interviewing witnesses a third party opened the door and Koch attempted to leave the scene, police said. A civilian bystander assisted in apprehending Koch.

While bringing Koch into the Port Henry police station he became aggressive and kicked the leg out from a patrolman and headbutted a deputy, police said.

Koch was taken to Moses-Ludington Hospital in Ticonderoga via Moriah Ambulance where he was examined and released back into custody.

He was arraigned in Moriah Town Court in front of Justice Brian Venne, where he was remanded to the Essex County Sheriff’s Office on $20,000 cash $40,000 bond.

After further investigation Emily Wojewodzic was also arrested for resisting arrest, a Class A misdemeanor.

While police were interviewing witnesses it was determined that Wojewodzic was the individual that opened the patrol car door and let Koch out. She was issued a criminal summons and will appear in Moriah Court at a later date.

The Essex County Sheriff’s Office and Moriah Police Department were assisted by the New York State Police during the course of the investigation.

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