Hawley Man Sentenced for Threatening Woman, Fleeing Police

By Margaret Allen
A Hawley man arrested last summer on charges of threats then taking off from police has been sentenced. 33 year old William Montanye was picked up at the Narrowsburg Bridge last August. He brandished a gun and threatened his former girlfriend and a man that brought her to get her car from their Hawley area residence. Police passed Montanye heading in the opposite direction when driving to his house, pursued and apprehended him before crossing state lines. As a result, Montanye has been sentenced with 12 to 24 months in the Wayne County Correctional Facility.