A Unadilla man is facing multiple felony charges as well as numerous misdemeanor charges following an incident on April 27, 2021.

Troopers received a 911 call at a personal residence no NYS Rt. 7 in Unadilla.  There was nobody on the line of the 911 call (referred to as a hang up 911 call).  Before troopers could even leave their State Police barracks they encountered a man with serious injuries on the grass in front of the barracks.  He had driven himself to the barracks and upon investigation it was discovered that this was actually the person who had ust made the 911 call for assistance.

After an investigation of the incident New York State Police at Sidney arrested Randy E. Deese, age 35 of Unadilla, NY on numerous felonies after a reported dispute.

Police said that Deese arrived at the victim’s home on April 26 and a verbal argument became physical. Deese is accused of choking the victim, causing the victim to lose consciousness, placing the victim in fear and forcing the victim to sexual contact and intercourse.

On April 27, the victim was able get free long enough to get to a phone and dial 911 then drive to the State Police barracks seeking help. The victim was transported by ambulance to Tri-Town Hospital to be treated for the injuries sustained.

Troopers later discovered that Deese had fled to the City of Liberty. With the assistance of members from Troop F and the City of Liberty Police Department, Deese was taken into custody. He was turned over to troopers from SP Sidney (Troop C) and transported back to the barracks in Sidney for processing.

Deese has been charged with the following crimes:


Rape in the first degree
Strangulation in the second degree
Coercion in the second degree
Stalking in the second degree


Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the fourth degree
Unlawful Imprisonment in the second degree
Forcible Touching
Assault in the third degree

Deese was arraigned and remanded to the Otsego County Jail on $50,000 cash bail. His next court appearance is scheduled in May.

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