CRIME & SAFETY
New Jersey man arrested in Shawangunk on arson charge
A man from North Bergen, New Jersey was arrested in Shawangunk following an arson investigation, according to police.
Hyde Park man arrested for allegedly selling drugs in Kingston
Police say the suspect sold cocaine, fentanyl, and heroin in and around the City of Kingston.
Man on probation caught burglarizing restaurant
HIGHLKAND – A 41-year-old Highland man who is on probation, was arrested on Monday, October 2 when Lloyd Town Police caught him inside the Asian Garden Restaurant on Main Street in Highland in the process of stealing cash. Police charged Shane Burr with burglary and petit larceny. Burr was...
Poughkeepsie man arrested on grand larceny charge
The suspect was arrested for selling a rental trailer to a victim online. He collected over $3,000 while giving the victim a false promise he would provide them with the registration and title to the trailer.
Upstate New York Dad Charged In Hudson Valley Daughter’s Death
A 14-year-old Hudson Valley girl with a " contagious" smile is dead. Her father and a woman have been charged. On Wednesday, the Ulster County District Attorney's Office announced the unsealing of an indictment in Ulster County Court charging two following the death of a 14-year-old girl. 2 Indicted In...
Local Resident and Former Medical Office Manager Arrested for Defrauding NY State Insurance Plan
Gina Bradshaw, a former office manager for several doctors' offices in Manhattan, has been arrested. She is suspected of fraudulent activities involving the New York State Insurance Plan (NYSHIP), allegedly causing a loss of over $12,000. The arrest followed an investigation by the New York State Comptroller, Ulster County District Attorney, and the FBI Hudson Valley White Collar Crime Task Force. Bradshaw and her family were NYSHIP members due to her husband's state employment.
3 Upstate New York Women Accused Of Welfare Fraud In Hudson Valley
A Welfare Fraud Task Force announced the arrest of three Hudson Valley women. The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force confirmed three women were recently arrested. Three Women from Sullivan County, New York Accused Of Welfare Fraud. Jacqueline M. Vargas, 39, of Liberty, was arrested and charged with Welfare Fraud...
Father among 2 Ulster County residents charged in drug-related death of 14-year-old
Police determined her father, Colin Schlegel, 34, and Kristin Delsanto, 29, contributed to her actions.
Nearby Resident Arrested For Robbery From Poughkeepsie’s Holy Trinity School
An incident that took place in a Poughkeepsie school last week while the building was closed, without students or staff inside, resulted in the arrest of one Poughkeepsie resident. Felony Arrest For Poughkeepsie Resident Following Burglary At School. The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department released the name of the suspect...
Smoke shop clerk busted for weed sales
EAST FISHKILL – A 25-year-old clerk at an East Fishkill smoke shop has been charged with selling marijuana to a juvenile. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Dutchess County Drug Task Force assisted by the East Fishkill Police Department. Poughkeepsie resident Vikasreddy Sumreddy, an...
Police searching for missing Ulster County man
The New York State Police are asking the public for help in finding Wayne Nickerson, 49, who was last seen around 5:30 p.m. on Monday in Esopus. State Police say Nickerson was last seen wearing a black shirt and gray pants while driving a green all-terrain vehicle (ATV).
Headlines: Harrison grandma scam, teen robbery suspect, Poughkeepsie shots fired
Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
Ellenville man indicted for trying to kill his mother
KINGSTON – An Ellenville man was indicted by an Ulster County grand jury on Tuesday for attempted murder, assault and strangulation in connection with a domestic incident in the Village of Ellenville on September 20. Jordan Cutler, 35, is alleged to have choked his mother, then cut her neck...
City of Poughkeepsie police investigate incident of shots fired
The Police Benevolent Association says it received a 911 call around 9:30 p.m. for a report of shots fired around Market Street and South Avenue.
Upstate New York Woman Slashes Ex, Ruins Expensive Shoes In Blood
A Hudson Valley woman slashed her ex-boyfriend with a large knife and then smeared his own blood into his very expensive sneakers. On Wednesday, the Ulster County District Attorney's Office announced a woman was convicted for assaulting her ex-boyfriend. Town Of Ulster Woman Convicted For Slashing Ex-Boyfriend With Chef’s Knife...
New York State DEC Rescues Injured Ulster County Hiker
As sunset begins to creep back earlier and earlier, hikers need to be aware where they're traveling. One wrong turn can lead to big trouble. A Ulster County man, and his partner, found themselves lost off the trail on the way down from a mountain that is over two thousand feet high.
Saugerties man arrested for criminal contempt and assault
SAUGERTIES – The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Saugerties man on charges related to a domestic dispute. Fuquan Hicks, 44, was arrested just before noon on September 25 and charged with aggravated criminal contempt, criminal contempt, assault, endangering the welfare of a child and resisting arrest.
Green Haven inmate sentenced for beating officer
POUGHKEEPSIE – An inmate at Green Haven Correctional Facility had years added to his sentence Monday morning after pleading guilty to assaulting a corrections officer. Since the attack that rendered the officer unconscious in April 2021, the inmate was transferred to Clinton Correctional Facility. Dutchess County Assistant District Attorney...
Ellenville woman arrested for drug possession
LAKE KATRINE – An Ellenville woman was arrested following a traffic stop on Route 28 in the Town of Ulster on a drug charge. Town Police arrested Joanna Richter, 48, at 3 a.m. on September 22. Officers found she was in possession of a white powdery substance that later...
Report exonerates McKenna, but doubts remain
Woodstock town supervisor Bill McKenna has announced that an independent investigation has cleared him of charges of sexual harassment. The complainant, councilmember Bennet Ratcliff, says it is not up to McKenna to declare the matter closed. According to McKenna, Poughkeepsie attorney Laura Wong-Pan, who specializes in employment law, conducted the...