• Home

Court Date For Man Accused of Killing Trooper

By Jason Weinstein.
The man accused of running down State Trooper Christopher Skinner will be back in court on March 3rd for a pre-trial hearing.

Authorities say Almond Upton was driving north on Interstate 81 in the Town of Chenango on May 29th, 2014 when he swerved from the left lane to hit Trooper Skinner who was standing outside his vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. Upton has pleaded not guilty to a charge of first-degree murder. Upton's trial is set to begin on July 5th.