MEDFORD, NY (WCBS 880) – Authorities on Long Island say they had to track Richard Newmann down twice, and Mother Nature gave them some assistance the second time.
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Back in August, the 26-year-old was arrested for endangering the welfare of his two children after police say he had drugs and a hypodermic needle close to where his children were sitting.
But he never showed up to court.READ MORE: Remote Option Returning To NYC Schools As Omicron Continues To Fuel Nationwide Spike In COVID Cases
Acting on a tip, cops found Newmann at a home in Medford.
But, when officers arrived, Newmann jumped out of a window and ran.
Cops, however, found Newmann after tracking his footprints in the snow.MORE NEWS: Mayor Adams Says Reducing Crime In New York City A Priority At Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
On top of the numerous charges he already faces, authorities tell WCBS 880 reporter Sophia Hall that they will also added on a criminal contempt charge because Newmann was not supposed to be in the house in Medford because of an order of protection.