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Man faces felony charge over officer’s injury in Schenectady standoff

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A Schenectady man pulled from his apartment after an August standoff has now been indicted on a felony assault count. Steven L. Betulia, 50, formerly of 1875 Foster Ave., is accused of injuring a city police officer during the raid that ended a standoff at his residence Aug. 13. Betulia was previously accused of pulling Officer Eric Reyell’s gas mask from his face during the raid in which police used tear gas. The result was ...

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