Small Accusation (Unlicensed Driving) Leads To Major Charges Against Lindley Man

November 3, 2020

From State Police:

On November 02, 2020, the New York State Police arrested Donald P. Baxter, age 33, of Lindley, NY, for an AUO 3rdwarrant and pending State Police charges stemming from a search warrant that was executed on October 29, 2020. While attempting to take Baxter into custody Baxter attempted to flee from troopers. K-9 Bobby was deployed, caught Baxter, and detained him for troopers. While attempting to take Baxter into custody, Baxter, injured K-9 Bobby.

During the investigation, State Police Investigators located a quantity of methamphetamine, cocaine, marihuana, metal knuckles, knives, a high capacity magazine, and two loaded handguns. Baxter was charged with 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, 3 counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, Criminal Possession of Marihuana 3rd Degree, Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia 2nd Degree, and Killing or Injuring a Police Animal. Baxter was arraigned at Steuben County CAP Court and was remanded to the Steuben County Jail.