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Sheriff's Office

Posted on: March 30, 2021

Hartford woman arrested in false bomb report incident

Heidi L. Baron

Date of Incident: Thursday, March 18, 2021

Time of Incident: 07:36AM

Incident Location: State Route 40 

Township: Hartford 

Case # 2021-003260 


Heidi L. Baron  Age:29

Address - Main Street Hartford, NY

Charges Filed: Falsely Reporting an Incident in the First Degree (NYS PL 240.60 subdivision 6)

Arraigned: Yes

Court: Hartford 

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Lodged: No 

Bail: None

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INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s arrested Heidi L. Baron, age 29, for Falsely Reporting an Incident in the First Degree. Baron was charged after an investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police found that Baron reported that she had a bomb on Route 40 in Hartford. It was later determined that this alleged occurrence was false. Baron was processed, arraigned at Washington County Centralized Arraignment, and released pending a future court appearance in the Town of Hartford Court.

Officer (s) Handling: Inv. C. Winch, Deputies C. Hurlburt and C. Sullivan

ASSISTING AGENCIES: New York State Police, Hartford Volunteer Fire Department

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