Tag:

Criminal possession of a weapon

Duo Nabbed After Knifepoint Robbery In Hudson Valley, Police Say Duo Nabbed After Knifepoint Robbery In Hudson Valley, Police Say
Duo Nabbed After Knifepoint Robbery In Hudson Valley, Police Say Two suspects are behind bars in connection with an armed robbery in the region. The Dutchess County incident happened at around 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, in the Town of Poughkeepsie’s Arlington neighborhood. Officers responded to the area of Main Street near Raymond Avenue after the victim called 911 saying a man and woman threatened them with a knife and stole their property. The victim was not injured. While canvassing the area, police located two people matching the suspects’ descriptions: 25-year-old Ashley Rizzo and 41-year-old Keith Woodin, both of Hyde Park. They were each arreste…
Nanuet Man, Woman Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA Nanuet Man, Woman Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA
Nanuet Man, Woman Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA A Hudson Valley man and woman are behind bars following an investigation into illegal firearms in the region. Rockland County residents Tao Zhang, age 35, and Vivian Wu, age 35, both of Nanuet, were charged on Tuesday, July 2, following an ongoing investigation into illegal firearms in the county. Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh said the investigation began in May after his office received information regarding an illegal firearm component being shipped to Nanuet. The Rockland County District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Unit Detectives, who are cross-s…
Duo Charged In Connection To Shooting Death Of Hudson Valley Man Duo Charged In Connection To Shooting Death Of Hudson Valley Man
Duo Charged In Connection To Shooting Death Of Hudson Valley Man Two men have been charged with murder and manslaughter for allegedly shooting Hudson Valley resident Jaquan Fryar in March and who later died from his injuries. Related: Duo Nabbed In Connection To Shooting Of Poughkeepsie Man Fulton County resident Jan Michael Deere, age 38, of Gloversville, was charged with murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon on Friday, June 28, said Det. Lt. Terrance Beam of the Poughkeepsie Police. Also charged was Dutchess County resident Joseph R. Gonzalez, age 46, of Rhinebeck, with manslaughter, Beam added. Fryar, age 34, of Poughkeeps…
Rockland County Man Charged With Firing Gun At Car After Dispute Rockland County Man Charged With Firing Gun At Car After Dispute
Rockland County Man Charged With Firing Gun At Car After Dispute A Hudson Valley man was charged with menacing after allegedly firing a shotgun at a car following a dispute. The incident occurred in Rockland County in Tomkins Cove on Thursday, Feb. 15, on West Shore Drive. According to Lt. Daniel Schoales of the Stony Point Police, an investigation found that Matthew Hoyt, age 42, of Tomkins Cove, fired at least two rounds from a shotgun at a vehicle that was fleeing the scene after a dispute.  After an investigation by the Detective Bureau, Hoyt turned himself in to Stony Point Police on Thursday, June 13, said Schoales.  He was ch…
2 Lives Ended In 32 Seconds: Man Gunned Down Mom, Stepdad At NY Home, Jury Finds 2 Lives Ended In 32 Seconds: Man Gunned Down Mom, Stepdad At NY Home, Jury Finds
2 Lives Ended In 32 Seconds: Man Gunned Down Mom, Stepdad At NY Home, Jury Finds A protection order was no match for a disgruntled 21-year-old armed with an AK-47 rifle and set on murdering his own mother and stepfather in upstate New York, a jury found. Schenectady County resident Nicholas Fiebka, of Schenectady, was convicted of two counts of murder and related charges on Friday, June 7, in the deaths of his mother Alesia Wadsworth and stepfather, William Horwedel. Prosecutors said Fiebka entered his mother’s Princetown home on Nov. 21, 2022, armed with an AK-47 rifle with an illegal drum magazine capable of holding 75 rounds of ammunition and firing two shots with ev…
Suspect Nabbed In Rockland County Home Invasion-Robbery, Police Say Suspect Nabbed In Rockland County Home Invasion-Robbery, Police Say
Suspect Nabbed In Rockland County Home Invasion-Robbery, Police Say A 34-year-old man is behind bars after allegedly attempting to shoot a homeowner during a Hudson Valley home invasion and robbery. The incident occurred in Rockland County around 9:40 p.m., Monday, May 20, on Dickens Street in Stony Point. According to Lt. Greg Becker of the Stony Point Police, a man called police saying they needed help after someone tried to shoot him during a home invasion. Officers located a 64-year-old male victim, who said two men wearing ski masks confronted him as he entered his garage, Becker said. One of the men displayed a firearm, and during a strugg…
Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Police Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Police
Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Cops A woman has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following the alleged stabbing of two people during an incident in the Hudson Valley. Rockland County resident Blanca Rincon-Hoyos, age 29,  of Spring Valley, was charged on Sunday, May 12, for the attack that happened in Nanuet earlier in the day. According to Det. Norman Peters of the Clarkstown Police, officers responded around 4:30 a.m., Sunday to a distress call on Spring Brook Road. Officers encountered a chaotic scene involving two victims with stab wounds, Peters said. A 33-year-old man told police he had been stabb…
Baseball Bat Attack: Suspect Nabbed After Incident Near Intersection In Hudson Valley Baseball Bat Attack: Suspect Nabbed After Incident Near Intersection In Hudson Valley
Baseball Bat Attack: Suspect Nabbed After Incident Near Intersection In Hudson Valley A 28-year-old has been charged in connection to an assault with a baseball bat near an intersection in Westchester that sent two victims to the hospital. It happened around 3:45 a.m. Sunday, May 12, in New Rochelle at Washington Avenue and Fourth Street. The incident involved two victims, a 36-year-old man and his 66-year-old uncle, New Rochelle Police said. Both men suffered severe head injuries, with the older man being unresponsive but still breathing. They were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, and the 66-year-old had to undergo surgery.  New Rochelle PD detectives recei…
New City 20-Year-Old Accused Of Assaulting Trooper During Pro-Palestine Protest New City 20-Year-Old Accused Of Assaulting Trooper During Pro-Palestine Protest
New City 20-Year-Old Accused Of Assaulting Trooper During Pro-Palestine Protest A 20-year-old is accused of assaulting a New York State Police trooper during a  pro-Palestine protest/encampment at a college campus. The event was being held in the Hudson Valley, in Ulster County, at SUNY New Paltz on Thursday, May 2, and the state police were requested to respond.  At around 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, while the state police were dispersing the crowd, a protestor threw a metal Gatorade bottle that hit a New York State Police investigator in the face, causing a laceration above his left eye.  The investigator was treated at a local hospital, where he r…
Attempted Murder: Former Rockland County HS Football Star Indicted For Stabbing Man Attempted Murder: Former Rockland County HS Football Star Indicted For Stabbing Man
Attempted Murder: Former Rockland County HS Football Star Indicted For Stabbing Man A former Hudson Valley high school football star has been indicted for allegedly stabbing a man without provocation, seriously wounding him. Related: Suspect Nabbed After Victim Stabbed Outside Home In Quiet Hudson Valley Neighborhood Elijah Dean, age 23, who grew up and graduated from high school in Rockland County and is now a resident of Orange County, was charged with attempted murder, two counts of assault, and criminal possession of a weapon on Friday, May 3, said Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II. The incident occurred in Rockland County shortly after 8:30 …
Brothers Found Guilty In Killing Of Man Found Dead In Hudson Valley Driveway Brothers Found Guilty In Killing Of Man Found Dead In Hudson Valley Driveway
Brothers Found Guilty In Killing Of Man Found Dead In Hudson Valley Driveway Two brothers have been found guilty of killing a man found lying dead in his driveway in the region. Orange County resident Junando Dawkins, age 30, of Newburgh, and his brother, Juwaugh Dawkins, age 34, of Jacksonville, Florida, were convicted on Monday, April 29, in Ulster County Court of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon. According to the Ulster County District Attorney Emmanuel C. Nneji, in January 2023, a homicide investigation was conducted by the New York State Police into the death of Daniel Spotards, a 41-year-old father of two, whose body was found at t…
Hudson Valley Man Slashes Barber, Cuts Own Throat, Police Say Hudson Valley Man Slashes Barber, Cuts Own Throat, Police Say
Hudson Valley Man Slashes Barber, Cuts Own Throat, Police Say A man from the region is behind bars after allegedly slashing a barber numerous times with a knife and then cutting his own throat on a local street. The incident occurred in Ulster County in the 600 block of Broadway at 6:10 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in Kingston. According to Chief Egidio Tinti of the Kingston Police, Gunercindo Diaz-Diaz, age 41 of Kingston, was spotted by a New York State Trooper with a knife to his neck on a city street. The trooper pulled over and tried to talk Diaz-Diaz out of harming himself, but he cut his neck, causing a minor injury, Tinti said. The trooper …
Hudson Valley Man Sentenced For Possession Of Gun, Drugs Hudson Valley Man Sentenced For Possession Of Gun, Drugs
Hudson Valley Man Sentenced For Possession Of Gun, Drugs A Hudson Valley man is headed to prison after pleading guilty to criminal possession of a weapon and possession of drugs. Orange County resident Steven Bostic, age 41, of Middletown, was sentenced Monday, April 22, to 10 years in prison, followed by five years of post-release supervision, according to Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler. As alleged in documents filed and statements made in court on the evening of April 30, 2023, City of Newburgh Police Officers responded to a domestic incident at a residence in the City. Upon arriving, officers heard yelling inside…
Man Violently Assaults Brother At Hudson Valley Residence, Police Say Man Violently Assaults Brother At Hudson Valley Residence, Police Say
Man Violently Assaults Brother At Hudson Valley Residence, Police Say A man was apprehended after police say he violently assaulted his own brother at a residence in the region. On Thursday, April 18, a man walked into the Beacon Police Department station with multiple injuries to his head, according to authorities. The man told officers that his brother struck him in the head with a handgun and stabbed him, according to the Beacon PD. Officers then responded to a Hudson Avenue residence to locate the suspect, but it was determined he had fled the scene. On Friday, April 19, detectives determined after an investigation that the suspect was at a residence ou…
Suspect From New City Nabbed After Victim Stabbed At Home In Quiet Rockland Neighborhood Suspect From New City Nabbed After Victim Stabbed At Home In Quiet Rockland Neighborhood
Suspect From New City Nabbed After Victim Stabbed At Home In Quiet Rockland Neighborhood A suspect has been apprehended days after a resident was stabbed multiple times outside a home in a quiet neighborhood in the Hudson Valley. The incident occurred in Rockland County shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11 in the Town of Ramapo Arriving officers discovered that the victim had been accosted in his driveway on Trailside Place by an unknown suspect and was stabbed multiple times about his body including his head and neck.  The victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance in serious condition. On Saturday, April 13, after nearly 48 ho…
Food Delivery Dustup: Driver Charged With Assault In Rockland Food Delivery Dustup: Driver Charged With Assault In Rockland
Food Delivery Dustup: Driver Charged With Assault In Rockland A Hudson Valley delivery man has been charged with assault as a hate crime following a dispute involving a food order. On Thursday, April 4, in Rockland County, Ramapo Police Department officers responded to Old Nyack Turnpike in Monseyafter receiving a report of the dispute. Upon arriving at the scene, the officers found that the victim had ordered food from an online delivery service, but because of a mistake in the delivery address, the driver had to travel a longer distance than expected.  The driver became angry and allegedly used anti-Semitic language towards the victim, said po…
Rockland County Man Charged In St. Patrick's Day Slashing Rockland County Man Charged In St. Patrick's Day Slashing
Rockland County Man Charged In St. Patrick's Day Slashing A 63-year-old Hudson Valley man has been charged with the alleged slashing of another man with a knife on St. Patrick's Day. Rockland County resident Eddie Sanchez of Nyack was charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon on Monday, March 29, for the Sunday, March 17 attack, said Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh II. According to Walsh, Sanchez engaged in a verbal dispute with the victim, a 46-year-old resident of Orangetown, when he pulled a knife, hid it behind his back, and then slashed the victim across the face. The victim, who has not been identified, su…
Hudson Valley Man Faces 12 Years In Prison For Pulling Gun On Cops Hudson Valley Man Faces 12 Years In Prison For Pulling Gun On Cops
Hudson Valley Man Faces 12 Years In Prison For Pulling Gun On Cops A Hudson Valley man pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a weapon as an armed violent felony just days before his trial was to begin. Related: Poughkeepsie Man Shot After Threatening Officers With Semi-Automatic Handgun, Police Say Dutchess County resident Leopoldo Duarte Palacios, age 38, of Poughkeepsie, made the plea on Tuesday, April 2. During the plea, Duarte Palacios admitted that on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2023, he possessed a loaded firearm, a Kel Tec Model PF9 nine-millimeter caliber semi-automatic pistol, and pointed it at police, said Dutchess County District Attor…
Double Fatal Stabbing: Hudson Valley Men ID'd As Victims Double Fatal Stabbing: Hudson Valley Men ID'd As Victims
Double Fatal Stabbing: Hudson Valley Men ID'd As Victims Two Hudson Valley men were found stabbed to death after police received a call for help. Related: Middletown Man Charged In Brutal Double Murders The incident occurred in Orange County on Monday, April 1, in the area of 33 Ruth Court in Middletown. According to Chief John Ewanciw of the Middletown Police, responding detectives found two men who had been stabbed multiple times. Ewanciw said one of the men was found on the sidewalk just outside the residence, and the second was found inside the house. The man found inside was pronounced dead on the scene, the chief said. The second …
Teen Duo Nabbed In Rockland With Stash Of Ammo, Gun Parts: Police Teen Duo Nabbed In Rockland With Stash Of Ammo, Gun Parts: Police
Teen Duo Nabbed In Rockland With Stash Of Ammo, Gun Parts: Police Two teenagers from Connecticut were caught on I-87 in the Hudson Valley with a stash of ammo and gun parts, according to police. The Fairfield County pair was arrested on Sunday, March 17 in Rockland County, according to the New York State Police. Just after 1:30 p.m. that day, state police in the village of Suffern stopped a 2024 Kia on Interstate 87 for traffic violations. However, when they pulled over the two teens, 18-year-old Alijah Matias Williams and 19-year-old Tocloveson Pierre, authorities reportedly found a stash of ammo and weapons parts inside the car, including: Two P-…
Woman From Region Nabbed With 3 Guns On School Grounds, Police Say Woman From Region Nabbed With 3 Guns On School Grounds, Police Say
Woman From Region Nabbed With 3 Guns On School Grounds, Police Say A woman from the region was allegedly nabbed with three handguns she had on a high school campus, according to police. Sullivan County resident Amanda Jones, age 38, of Monticello, was arrested by the Village of Liberty Police on Thursday, March 7. According to Chief Steven D'Agata of the Liberty Police, the investigation began when Jones was found to have three handguns during a traffic stop. Jones was a passenger in the vehicle and was found to have a Ruger 9mm semi-automatic handgun, a loaded Ruger SR22 .22 caliber semi-automatic handgun, and a Glock 43 9mm semiautomatic&n…
Man Accused Of Stabbing Victim At Cocktail Lounge In Hudson Valley Man Accused Of Stabbing Victim At Cocktail Lounge In Hudson Valley
Man Accused Of Stabbing Victim At Cocktail Lounge In Hudson Valley A Hudson Valley man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing another man in the neck at a cocktail lounge that has been the scene of another recent shooting and stabbing. Related: 2 Shot, 1 Stabbed Near Wallkill Bar The incident took place in Orange County around 4 a.m., Saturday, March 9 at Whispers Cocktail Lounge on Route 17 in the town of Wallkill. According to Lt. Robert McLymore of the Wallkill Police, officers responded to the cocktail lounge for a report of a stabbing and found a 32-year-old Ellenville man suffering from a stab wound to his neck. The victim was transported t…
Live Alligator Discovered At Scene Of Stabbing In Hudson Valley Home Live Alligator Discovered At Scene Of Stabbing In Hudson Valley Home
Live Alligator Discovered At Scene Of Stabbing In Hudson Valley Home A live alligator was found in the home of a man who was charged, along with a second man with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing another person in the region. The incident occurred in Dutchess County around 4:30 p.m., Saturday, March 2 on South Quaker Hill Road in Pawling. According to New York State Police, an investigation revealed that an altercation took place over a dispute about tools.  During the altercation shots were fired. The gunfire injured no one, however, one victim was stabbed, state police said. State police said the victim was transported to Danbury Hospital w…
Rockland County Man Accused Of Menacing With Billy Club, Gun Rockland County Man Accused Of Menacing With Billy Club, Gun
Rockland County Man Accused Of Menacing With Billy Club, Gun A 42-year-old Hudson Valley man was charged with criminal possession of a weapon after he allegedly threatened others with a billy club and a gun. Rockland County resident Dahaire Edwards, age 42, of Pomona, was arrested on Monday, Feb. 26. for an incident that took place on Thursday, Feb. 15 in Tomkins Cove. According to Lt. Greg Becker of the Stony Point Police, officers responded to a home for a dispute where they found that Edwards had allegedly "menacingly" brandished both a billy club and a handgun during the dispute. Following an investigation, charges were formulated, and on Monday…
Rockland County Man Indicted On Murder, Concealment Of Corpse Charges, DA Says Rockland County Man Indicted On Murder, Concealment Of Corpse Charges, DA Says
Rockland County Man Indicted On Murder, Concealment Of Corpse Charges, DA Says A Hudson Valley man has been indicted with the murder of another man whom he shot to death and then drove the victim to another location and set the car on fire. Related story: Years-Long Investigation Leads To Murder Charge For Stony Point Man Rockland County resident Robert Rodriguez, age 36, of Stony Point, was arraigned on Tuesday, Feb. 27 following an indictment by a grand jury. According to Scott Waters of the Rockland County District Attorney's Office, on the evening of Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, Rodriguez shot the victim, Ronald Mann on the property at Rodriguez’s home located at 41…
Man Nabbed For Allegedly Holding Knife To Face Of Clerk In Region To Rob Convenience Store Man Nabbed For Allegedly Holding Knife To Face Of Clerk In Region To Rob Convenience Store
Man Nabbed For Allegedly Holding Knife To Face Of Clerk In Region To Rob Convenience Store A 37-year-old man from the region was nabbed for an alleged armed robbery in which he held a knife in the face of a convenience store employee as he and another man stole money and cigarettes. Sullivan County resident Bryan E. Robinson, age 37, of Monticello was arrested on Monday, Feb. 5 for the robbery that took place on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, at the Citgo convenience store located at 41 Forestburgh Road in the Village of Monticello. Robinson was arrested as a result of an ongoing investigation into an armed robbery that found he and the second man entered the convenience store…
Hudson Valley Woman Feuding With Neighbor Beats Him With Baseball Bat, Police Say Hudson Valley Woman Feuding With Neighbor Beats Him With Baseball Bat, Police Say
Hudson Valley Woman Feuding With Neighbor Beats Him With Baseball Bat, Police Say A Hudson Valley woman who had been fighting with a neighbor allegedly beat him with a baseball bat and then busted out his car windows. Ulster County resident Genesis Spatola, age 42, of Highland, was charged on Tuesday, Feb. 6 in Highland. According to Chief James Janso of the town of Lloyd Police, Spatola is accused of assaulting her 72-year-old neighbor with a baseball bat causing injuries to the victim’s face and legs.  Spatola is also accused of smashing out the victim’s car windows with the baseball bat causing extensive damage to the vehicle, Janso said. She was…
Hudson Valley Man Charged With Attacking Trooper On Busy Highway Hudson Valley Man Charged With Attacking Trooper On Busy Highway
Hudson Valley Man Charged With Attacking Trooper On Busy Highway A Hudson Valley man has been charged with resisting arrest after he allegedly attacked a New York State Trooper attempting to talk with him. The incident took place in Orange County on Thursday, Feb. 1 on I-84 in the town of Wawayanda. The attack began after a trooper located Jahri Evans, age 24, of the town of Wallkill, walking along I-84, said Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police.  Evans initially gave the trooper a fake name and continued to walk away. When the trooper attempted to stop him, Evans began to resist and fight the trooper, Nevel said. Nevel said during th…
3 Charged In Stabbing At Hudson Valley Amazon Facility 3 Charged In Stabbing At Hudson Valley Amazon Facility
3 Charged In Stabbing At Hudson Valley Amazon Facility A man and two women were charged in connection with an alleged stabbing inside an Amazon facility in the Hudson Valley. The incident took place in Dutchess County at the Amazon warehouse in the town of East Fishkill around 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1.  According to Chief Derrick Cuccia of the town of East Fishkill Police, officers responded to the warehouse for a report of a stabbing. They found one man with a wound on his hand from a switchblade knife and were told that an Amazon employee, identified as Jelani J. Senior, age 20, address unknown, was the aggressor. An investigatio…
15-Year-Old Girl Charged With Stabbing Man At Hudson Valley Hospital 15-Year-Old Girl Charged With Stabbing Man At Hudson Valley Hospital
15-Year-Old Girl Charged With Stabbing Man At Hudson Valley Hospital A 15-year-old girl was charged with assault after allegedly stabbing a man in the lobby of a Hudson Valley hospital. The incident took place in Orange County in the lobby of Garnet Health Medical Center at 707 E. Main St., in Wallkill. According to Lt. Robert McLymore of the town of Wallkill Police, officers found a 35-year-old New Windsor man stabbed in the shoulder after responding to the hospital.  An investigation, conducted with the assistance of a town of Cornwall Police Department officer, who was present at the hospital on an unrelated matter, led to the arrest of th…
NYPD Detectives Fire Shots At Armed Hudson Valley Juvenile, Police Say NYPD Detectives Fire Shots At Armed Hudson Valley Juvenile, Police Say
Nypd Detectives Fire Shots At Armed Hudson Valley Juvenile, Police Say A juvenile wanted by New York City detectives for a shooting was caught by officers in the Hudson Valley. The incident occurred in Orange County on Thursday, Dec. 7 in Middletown. According to Lt. Jeffrey Thoelen of the Middletown Police, NYPD officers were staking out the shooting suspect's home when they spotted him and attempted to apprehend the juvenile when he pulled out a black semi-automatic handgun.  One of the detectives drew his firearm and fired four rounds at the suspect. The juvenile immediately ran from the detectives, northwest on Knapp Avenue, with the o…