Clarkstown Police Arrest New City Teen For Burglary, Assault

Paul Goddard
Paul Goddard

A Clarkstown Police K9 unit was involved in the search for a New City teenager on Monday who was charged with burglary, assault and grand larceny in connection with a home break-in. Clarkstown Police arrested Paul Goddard, 18, on felony charges of first degree burglary, second degree assault and fourth degree grand larceny for allegedly entering an Old Hempstead Road home. Goddard is accused of fighting with the homeowner who confronted him and fleeing the home before being found in a nearby wooded area.

Sgt. Jo Anne Fratianni said, “The homeowner returned home, confronted Goddard and a struggle ensued. The homeowner sustained minor injuries to both wrists and both knees and was transported to Nyack Hospital.”

A K9 unit searched for Goddard and located him in a wooded area off Main Street in New City. He was also charged with unauthorized use of a computer, a misdemeanor. Goddard was arraigned in Clarkstown Justice Court with bail was set at $50,000. He is due back in court on Wednesday.


Scotty January 14, 2014 at 06:39 PM
18 years old...breaking into homes...confronting and fighting with homeowner ? Parents ? This will cost you plenty in lawyers and legal fees ( to the Goddard family ! ) Nice bright future I see for this 18 years old ! Moron.


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