Frankfort man accused of hitting ex-wife with car appears in court

55-year-old Leslie Paulson is charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and menacing.

Posted: Dec 20, 2019 12:17 PM

UTICA - The Frankfort man accused of striking his ex-wife with his car briefly appeared in court for a scheduled hearing.

55-year-old Leslie Paulson is charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and menacing. Friday morning he waived his felony hearing in Utica City Court.

Leslie Paulson

Utica Police say Paulson ran into his ex-wife as she was putting her dog in her car at Mohawk Valley Community College on December 14, pinning her to her vehicle. He then allegedly got out of his car and threatened her.

Police say she suffered severe injuries to her lower body and remains in the hospital.

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