State Police: Parole absconder caught in Clifton Park

Earnest Ruffin (NYSP)

CLIFTON PARK -- State Police say they have arrested a man for kicking down his girlfriend's door in Clifton Park, and physically harassing her.

Troopers say when they arrested Earnest Ruffin, they discovered he had been wanted by the Department of Corrections since July, accused of skipping out on his probation.

They say he was carrying several guns when he was arrested, and had ammunition, marijuana, and face masks.

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