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Liberty woman arrested for drugs, children removed


March 13, 2012

On Friday March 9th, 2012 the Village of Liberty Police arrested Rebecca Egan, 28 of Liberty after an incident at her residence at the Budget Inn Motel. Village of Liberty Police Officers were called by the Sullivan Count Department of Family Services to assist in the removal of children from the room in which Egan was staying.

Upon the arrival of a Village of Liberty Police Officer Egan threw several clonazepam pills she had in her pocket behind a dresser in the room in an effort to conceal them. Egan was placed under arrest and upon being brought to the police vehicle in the parking lot of the motel pulled away from and kicked at an officer in an attempt to escape.

Egan was charged with Tampering with physical evidence, a felony and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and obstructing governmental administration in the 2nd degree, both misdemeanors. Egan was arraigned in the Town of Rockland Court and remanded to Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail. Egan is due to return to the Town of Liberty Court on Tuesday March 13th, 2012.