Police standoff with man barricaded in Poughkeepsie home ends safely

Police had a tense standoff with a man who barricaded himself in a Wappingers Falls home this morning.

News 12 Staff

Jan 26, 2022, 1:19 PM

Updated 907 days ago

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Police had a tense standoff with a man who barricaded himself in a Poughkeepsie home Wednesday morning.
The activity was centered on a home at Channingville Road and Delbalso Boulevard, near Bowdoin Park. Police were outside the home for hours Wednesday before the man surrendered.
In a video sent to News 12 by Action News Service, a man who has now been identified as Alfred Califano, of Wappingers Falls, was taken into police custody.
It happened shortly before 9 a.m. after he reportedly fired several gunshots and barricaded himself in a home.
Police say this investigation is ongoing and charges will be filed.


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