NYSP: Osceola man arrested on assault charges following a road rage incident

SYLVAN BEACH, NY —  On August 30, 2020, at 7:20 p.m., State Police in Sylvan Beach responded to Taberg Florence Road and  State Route 69 in the town of Annsville regarding an assault investigation.

A male victim reported being involved in a minor property damage accident and reported that after the collision, the operator of the other involved vehicle attacked the victim with a crowbar causing physical injuries to him. The suspect fled the scene before police arrived. The 55-year-old victim was admitted to an area hospital with internal injuries.

On September 6, 2020, Troopers arrested Dillon M. Kotary, age 25 from Osceola, NY, for the following charges:

  • Assault 2nd degree (D felony)

  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree (D felony)

  • Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd degree (an unclassified misdemeanor)

  • Leaving the Scene of a property damage accident without reporting (violation)

Kotary is currently being held at Oneida County Jail pending arraignment.