Second Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Plainview man for Menacing that occurred on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 8:00 pm in Plainview.
According to detectives, the male victim, 20, legally parked his vehicle on the street in front of his neighbor’s house in the vicinity of Amherst Drive and Fordham Drive. After parking the vehicle, George Kauer, 68, of Plainview, had a verbal argument with the victim regarding parking and displayed what appeared to be a rifle or shotgun. The victim notified police and Kauer was arrested without incident.
During the investigation, a rifle and shotgun were recovered from Kauer’s residence.
Kauer was removed to an area hospital for evaluation.
Defendant Kauer is charged with Menacing 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned when medically practical.