Knife pulled during gas pump fight, state police say

A person has been arrested after a dispute at a gas station in Dutchess County ended up in threats and a knife being drawn. 

According to the New York State Police, on July 27, troopers were sent to a Gulf gas station on Route 9 in the town of Wappinger after a 9-1-1 call of a fight in progress with a knife.

Upon arrival, officers say they found 23-year-old Sydney Heidt holding the weapon. Officers managed to take control of the situation and disarm Heidt.

After an investigation, it was determined that the altercation began over a person allegedly cutting the line at the gasoline pump. During the altercation, Heidt allegedly pulled the knife and menaced the victim. 

Height was arrested and charged with second-degree menacing and 4th-degree criminal possession of a weapon.