State Police: Windham Town Supervisor arrested on eavesdropping charges

New York State Police arrested Stacy M. Post, 51, of Windham, on Monday, January 12, 2015 as the result of an ongoing investigation.

WINDHAM, N.Y. – State Police arrested the Windham Town Supervisor Monday, after she allegedly eavesdropped on employees and others at the town offices with a video and audio recording device.

New York State Police arrested Stacy M. Post, 51, of Windham, on Monday as the result of an ongoing investigation.

Post, who is the Windham Town Supervisor, is charged with three counts of felony eavesdropping, and one misdemeanor count of possessing eavesdropping devices.

Authorities say the charges are the result of Post’s activities after being elected to the position. She is alleged to have placed a video and audio recording device in the Windham Town Office Building in order to eavesdrop on employees and other users of the Town Offices.

The investigation was initiated by the Greene County District Attorney’s Office which then recused themselves. The Columbia County District Attorney’s Office was assigned, and then also subsequently had to defer.

Greene County Court Judge, Charles Tailleur recently appointed Attorney John Sandleitner as a Special Prosecutor who further assisted with the investigation which was conducted by the Major Crimes Unit of the State Police with assistance of the Computer Crimes Unit.

Post was arraigned before Town Justice Robinson, Town of Athens Court and was released on her own recognizance to re-appear at a later date. Further charges are pending.

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