Monday, Dec 05, 2022 - 16:58:18
17 results - (0.003 seconds)

Town Of Poughkeepsie Police:

latest news at page 1:
1
    A Hudson Valley woman was nabbed with "candy-like" methamphetamine pills and crack cocaine at an area hotel during a warrant search. Dutchess County resident Cali A. Hamilton, age 25, of the town of Poughkeepsie, was arrested on Thursday, Oct. 27 by members of the Dutchess County Drug Task Force at the Red Roof Inn in Poughkeepsie. According to Det. Sgt. Adam Harris, coordinator of the Dutchess County Task Force, agents executed a warrant at the Red Roof Inn and seized a quantity of “candy-like” pills determined to be methamphetamine and a quantity of crack cocaine.  Hamilton was charged with criminal possession of controlled substance with intent to sell and ordered to appear in court on Wednesday, Nov. 16 for arraignment. The Dutchess County Drug Task Force was assisted by the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau. If anyone has information regarding this case or about any other individuals selling drugs in Dutchess County, you are urged to contact the Drug Task Force confidential tip line at 845-463-6040 or by sending an email to the following web address: DrugTaskForceTips@gmail.com.
    A second suspect has been taken into custody following a shooting that killed one person at a Hudson Valley hotel. Police received a report of shots fired at the Courtyard by Marriott, located at 2641 South Road (Route 9) in the Town of Poughkeepsie, at about 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, authorities said. The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department reported. reported that a suspect was arrested, and announced in an update at about 3:40 p.m. on Sunday that a second suspect is also in custody. Earlier report - 1 Dead After Shots Fired At Courtyard By Marriott In Town Of Poughkeepsie Police said both suspects are male and did not release their ages or identities. A victim was found inside of the hotel, and taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased, according to the report. His identity has not yet been released. Police also announced in the update that investigators determined that the gunshots were fired within and outside of the building. "During the building search, a hotel room was found to contain manuals related to the making...
    A man died at the hospital and a suspect is in custody following a shooting at a Hudson Valley hotel. Police in Dutchess County received a report of shots fired at the Courtyard by Marriott, located at 2641 South Road (Route 9) in the Town of Poughkeepsie, at about 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2. A victim was found inside the hotel and was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department. His identity has not yet been released. Police said officers arrested a male suspect, whose age and identity were not released. Authorities said multiple agencies responded and were at the scene investigating as of about 11:50 a.m. on Sunday. Dutchess County Emergency Response and Red Cross also responded to assist guests who were staying at the hotel, according to the report. Police said there is no active threat to the public. Heavy traffic delays were expected and alternate routes were advised as of the report from authorities. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for...
    A man died at the hospital and a suspect is in custody following a shooting at a Hudson Valley hotel. Police in Dutchess County received a report of shots fired at the Courtyard by Marriott, located at 2641 South Road (Route 9) in the Town of Poughkeepsie, at about 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2. A victim was found inside the hotel and was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department. His identity has not yet been released. Police said officers arrested a male suspect, whose age and identity were not released. Authorities said multiple agencies responded and were at the scene investigating as of about 11:50 a.m. on Sunday. Dutchess County Emergency Response and Red Cross also responded to assist guests who were staying at the hotel, according to the report. Police said there is no active threat to the public. Heavy traffic delays were expected and alternate routes were advised as of the report from authorities. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for...
    After reports on social media of men following a woman and a child in a Hudson Valley Target store, police found the suspects and investigated the crime. The incident took place in the Town of Poughkeepsie around 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 6. The Town of Poughkeepsie Police said on Facebook that it investigated a report of several subjects following a woman and her child throughout the Target store at the Poughkeepsie Galleria Mall.  The suspects were located and interviewed, police said. "At this time there is no information to substantiate that a crime was committed," the department said. "The investigation determined that there was no threat or harm to any members of the public."  The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department would like to remind the community that suspicious activity can be reported directly at 845-485-3666 or by calling 911.
    Police issued an alert about a 16-year-old Hudson Valley girl who has been missing since April. In Dutchess County, The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department, said in an announcement on Friday, July 29, that Aaliyah Jennings went missing on Monday, April 4. Aaliyah is described as being 5-foot-3 and 185 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes, police said. She was last seen wearing black pants and a black sweatshirt, authorities reported. Police said Aaliyah has a tattoo on her left forearm of the letters "LJ." Police asked anyone with information to contact Detective Barnhart at 845-485-3688. Share this story by clicking on the Facebook icon below. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
    A suspect is behind bars after allegedly robbing a man at gunpoint at a Hudson Valley apartment complex. In Dutchess County, police in the Town of Poughkeepsie were called to the Manchester Gardens Apartments on Rhobella Drive at around 7 p.m. Friday, July 15, with reports of an armed robbery. The victim told police a man had brandished a handgun and demanded property. Officers eventually spotted a man matching the suspect’s description in the passenger seat of a vehicle that was leaving the apartment complex. The occupants of the car ignored officers’ commands and fled the area, police said. Not long after, the same vehicle was involved in a crash at the intersection of Main Street and Taft Avenue that sent several people from the uninvolved car to the hospital with minor injuries, according to police. Following the crash, the suspect led officers on a brief foot pursuit before he was finally arrested. Police identified him as Joseph Faircloth, age 38, of Schenectady.  He was charged with multiple crimes, including first-degree robbery and criminal possession of a weapon, both felonies....
    Police have identified a truck driver who was killed after crashing into a popular lounge and music venue in the Hudson Valley. Dutchess County resident Allen Dickson, age 33, of Hopewell Junction, was killed around 10:40 a.m., Monday, June 20 when his 2020 Peterbilt tractor-trailer crashed into Junior's Lounge in the town of Poughkeepsie. When patrol officers arrived on the scene of the crash, they found the truck, which was pulling a fully-loaded dump truck, inside the lounge at 504 Salt Point Turnpike, said Chief Robert Benson, of the Hyde Park Police. The building was heavily damaged and was being held up by the dump trailer. The owner of Junior's Lounge, Louis C Rossi was inside the bar when it was struck, Benson said. See Earlier Story: Driver Killed After Truck Crashes Into Bar In Dutchess There was an upstairs tenant identified as Sarah Dempsey sleeping in the front apartment. The crash caused her to be carried out of the building along with her bed coming to a final rest on the top of the tractor-trailer, he added. Rescuers found her in rubble on top of...
    A Hudson Valley man has been charged with the stabbing death of an area woman. The murder took place in Dutchess County in the town of Wappinger around 5:40 p.m., on Sunday, May 29. Paul J. Senecal, age 38, of Poughkeepsie, was arrested on Tuesday, May 31 in connection with the stabbing death of Melanie Chianese, age 29, of the town of Wappinger, said Capt. John Watterson, of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office. The murder was discovered when sheriff's deputies responded with state police to a home on Scott Drive in the town of Wappinger for a report of a woman being injured, Watterson said. See Related Story: Suspect Nabbed After Woman Is Fatally Stabbed In Town Of Wappinger Upon arrival, it was discovered that Chianese had suffered from stab wounds and was seriously injured. Chianese was transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital where she died from her injuries, Watterson said. The initial investigation led to the identification of Senecal in connection with the incident, and he originally fled the scene however was later located in the city of Poughkeepsie, Watterson added. Further investigation by detectives led to him...
    A suspect has been apprehended after a woman was fatally stabbed at a home in a residential neighborhood in the region. Multiple agencies responded to the home in the Town of Wappinger at around 5:40 p.m. Sunday, May 29 for a report of a female who had been injured, said Captain John A. Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office. Upon arrival by Sheriff’s Office deputies and New York State Police troopers, it was discovered that the female had suffered from stab wounds, at which time she was transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, where she later died, Watterson said.  The suspect, who fled the scene, was later located and taken into custody in the City of Poughkeepsie, said Watterson, who noted "at this time there is no threat to public safety." Neither the identity of the victim nor the suspect have been released. "The investigation is currently in its beginning stages, and at this time no further information will be released in order to protect its integrity," Watterson said. "Specific details will be released at a later time as the investigation progresses...
    The community is rallying to support the family of a 3-year-old boy and his grandmother killed in a Hudson Valley crash. The accident took place in Dutchess County in the town of Poughkeepsie around 1 p.m., Monday, April 11. The incident occurred on Stanley Street at the intersection with Mary Avenue when a 2019 Royal Carting garbage truck operated by a 41-year-old man, hit the two in the roadway, said Lt. Shannon Rodriguez, of the town of Poughkeepsie Police. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene, the grandmother died later at an area hospital. See Earlier Story: Grandmother With Toddler Killed By Truck Dies, Poughkeepsie Police Say A GoFundMe started by a friend of the family, identified the boy as Rhys Thomas and the grandmother as Debra Clegg, both of the town of Poughkeepsie. "Please help us to defray funeral costs or anything else this family needs at this unimaginable time," said fund organizer Heidi McCowan. "They all are bright beautiful souls who have made a wonderful impact on our community in many ways." To date, the fund has raised $12,520 of...
    Police are investigating after a 3-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle. The incident took place in the town of Poughkeepsie that took place around 1 p.m., Monday, April 11, said Lt. Shannon Rodriguez, of the town of Poughkeepsie Police. The accident occurred at the intersection of Mary Avenue and Stanley Street, Rodriguez said. The incident is still under investigation and the crash is being reconstructed, she said. Additional information is expected to be released on Tuesday, April 12. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
    A 33-year-old man has been arrested for alleged possession of a large quantity of cocaine and driving while under the influence of drugs. Brandon L. Richardson, of Poughkeepsie, was arrested around 11:15 p.m., on Friday, March 19, following a traffic stop in the Town of Poughkeepsie, said Town of Poughkeepsie Police Captain Michael O’Dowd.  According to O'Dowd, Richardson was stopped in the area of Manchester Road in the Town of Poughkto the Traffic Division, conducted a traffic stop in the area of Manchester Road.  An investigation found that Richardson was driving under the influence of drugs, O'Dowd said. During the arrest process, a large quantity of cocaine was located on Richardson and in the vehicle he was operating, he added. Richardson was charged with: Two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance Resisting arrest DWI/Drugs He was also issued numerous traffic violations. Richardson was released on his own recognizance.
    A 20-year-old man is facing drugs and weapons charges after being stopped for a traffic violation. Jamek R. Atkins, of Poughkeepsie, was arrested on Wednesday, March 10, after being stopped by state police on Route 9, said Trooper AJ Hicks. According to Hicks, troopers conducted a traffic stop of a 2012 Hyundai sedan on Route 9 in the town of Poughkeepsie for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. An investigation found one of the passengers, identified as Atkins, was in illegal possession of a Springfield Armory XDS .45 handgun, and approximately 3.2 grams of cocaine.   Further investigation discovered the handgun had been reported stolen out of South Carolina. He was charged with: Criminal possession of a weapon Criminal possession of a controlled substance  Criminal possession of stolen property  Atkins was arraigned before the town of Poughkeepsie Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail, $100,000 secure bond, or $200,000 partially secure bond. 
    A Poughkeepsie man not only violated a court order by trespassing on a property that he was forbidden to access--he broke in, according to police.  John F. Hollis Jr., 37, reportedly broke into the back door of a town of Poughkeepsie home at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22 before he was placed under arrest by responding officers. Hollis was charged with criminal contempt for violating the order, in addition to the felony of second-degree burglary and the misdemeanor of fourth-degree criminal mischief. 
    An argument turned into a hit-and-run when an area woman allegedly purposefully struck a man with her vehicle, resulting in multiple felonies. The incident happened in Dutchess County on Route 9 on Sunday, Aug. 9 in the Town of Poughkeepsie, police said. According to police, Esther S. Reyes of Fishkill, 27, left the man with "serious physical injuries" after ramming into him in the area of 2507 South Road. Town of Poughkeepsie Police determined that a domestic dispute had taken place between the two before Reyes hit the victim with the vehicle.  Over a week later, on Tuesday, Aug. 18, Reyes was arrested and charged with the felonies of first-degree assault and first-degree reckless endangerment.  She was sent to county jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail, or a $40,000 bail bond, and will appear in the Town of Poughkeepsie Justice Court later this month for sentencing.
    A late-night motorcycle crash left an area man with serious injuries after he drove into a rock embankment. A 29-year-old Ulster County resident was riding on Van Wagner Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie at approximately 11:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12, when he failed to negotiate a turn on his Harley Davidson motorcycle, forcing him off the road and into the embankment on the side of the road. The driver, a resident of Kingston, suffered serious injuries in the crash and was transported to Westchester Medical Center for treatment. His condition was not immediately available on Thursday, Aug. 13. Police said that the crash forced the closure of Van Wagner Road for several hours as detectives investigated. The roadway was reopened at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Thursday morning. The investigation into the crash is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the incident has been asked to contact the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit by calling (845) 485-3680.
1