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2nd Stuyvesant home-invasion trial begins

Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:37 am | Updated: 8:52 pm, Wed Oct 23, 2013.
By Arthur Cusano Columbia-Greene Media | 0 comments
The second trial in the case of a 2012 home invasion in Stuyvesant Falls began Tuesday at the A.B. Shaw Fire Company station in Claverack.
The trial of Bobby Smith, of Hudson, began at around 1 p.m. after Columbia County Judge Richard Koweek briefed the 14-member jury on its responsibilities. Ten men and four women are seated on the all-white, middle-aged jury. Two of the jurors are alternates who will not deliberate on the case unless they are made to replace another juror.. .