Stillwater basketball coach arrested


STILLWATER – Police say Michael Hanehan, the head coach of the Stillwater Varsity Girls’ basketball team, attacked a woman with his fists and a lamp late Saturday night. He was tracked down early Sunday morning and charged with felony assault. An order of protection has been issued.

Hanehan, 46, is charged with Felony Assault (2nd Degree) after police say they responded to a 911 call and found the woman with injuries to her hand, forearm, neck and head. She had been hit and choked and struck in the head with a lamp, police said. It happened at 11:40PM Saturday, police said.

Police said Hanehan fled prior to police arrival and was tracked down at 8:15AM Sunday in a residence in Saratoga Hills Mobile Home Park.

Hanehan was arraigned in Stillwater Town Court and transported to Saratoga County Jail with $10,000.00 bond bail, police said. He was also issued an order of protection barring him from any contact with the victim.

The investigation was handled by Ptl. Keith Clinton. The arrest was handled by Ptl. David Devito.

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