Man Arrested After Allegedly Shouting Racist Slurs at Father and Son in Newburgh

A man was arrested after he allegedly hurled racial slurs at a father and son during a road rage incident in Newburgh, New York on June 11.

This footage filmed by RD McLymore Sr allegedly shows 60-year old William Ryan shouting racist slurs at McLymore and his son as he drives past in a red pick-up truck.

According to McLymore, Ryan allegedly followed them into a restaurant drive-through before pulling out a knife and threatening the pair.

In a press release, Newburgh Police Department said Ryan was arrested on June 14 for “Menacing Second Degree as a Hate Crime”.

Newburgh Police Chief Anthony Geraci added: “There is no place for hate in our community. Mr. Ryan will be held accountable for his criminal actions and deplorable speech. His racists [sic] threats were not only harmful to the victim in this case but echoes deep within our City”. Credit: RD McLymore Sr. via Storyful

Video transcript

WILLIAM RYAN: [INAUDIBLE] cunts, you [MUTED]. I'm an off-duty trooper, you [MUTED]. Stop it [MUTED].

- That's how troopers act?

WILLIAM RYAN: [INAUDIBLE] [MUTED].

- That's how-- that's how troopers act?

WILLIAM RYAN: You'll never be white. You'll never be white.

- That's [MUTED] troopers act?

WILLIAM RYAN: [MUTED] you.

- That's how troopers act?

- That's how troopers act? And law enforcement don't act like that.

WILLIAM RYAN: [MUTED] you.

- That's what I'm saying.

WILLIAM RYAN: [INAUDIBLE] cunts, you [MUTED]. I'm an off-duty trooper, you [MUTED]. Stop it, [MUTED].

- That's how troopers act?

WILLIAM RYAN: [INAUDIBLE] [MUTED].

- That's how-- that's how troopers act?

WILLIAM RYAN: You'll never be white. You'll never be white.

- That's [MUTED] troopers act?

WILLIAM RYAN: [MUTED] you.

- That's how troopers act? And law enforcement don't act like that.

WILLIAM RYAN: [MUTED] you.

- That's what I'm saying.

WILLIAM RYAN: [INAUDIBLE] cunts, you [MUTED]. I'm an off-duty troopers, you [MUTED]. Stop it, [MUTED].

- That's how troopers act?

WILLIAM RYAN: [INAUDIBLE] [MUTED].

- That's how-- that's how troopers act?

WILLIAM RYAN: You'll never be white. You'll never be white.

- That's [MUTED] troopers act?

WILLIAM RYAN: [MUTED] you.

- That's how troopers act? And law enforcement don't act like that.

WILLIAM RYAN: [MUTED] you.

- That's what I'm saying.

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