New Paltz, NY Crime & Safety

Kingston Police search for two missing teens, 14 and 15

Kingston Police are searching for two teenagers, both of whom went missing on Tuesday. Claire Ibit, 14, was last seen at about 9:30 p.m. near Conservatory Pond in Kingston’s west end. Kingston Police said her family is concerned for her well-being. Ibit is white, four feet tall and weighs 85...
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Threat at school investigated by police

POUGHKEEPSIE – A threat circulating on social media saying “Don’t come to school Sept. 22” turned out to be something of a hoax Wednesday at Poughkeepsie High School. Police traced the post to an area in the State of Florida. According to Poughkeepsie City School District (PCSD) Superintendent Dr. Eric...
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Walden man arrested for sexual abuse in Montgomery

TOWN OF MONTGOMERY – Police detectives arrested Christopher Daqui on September 17. He has been charged with felony Sexual Abuse and misdemeanor Act in Manner Injurious to a Child. He was arraigned and remanded to Orange County Jail on $6,000 cash bail or $12,000 bond.
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Fishkill Man Found With Assault Rifle, 17 Illegal Weapons, Police

Following a call regarding a domestic incident, police allege a Fishkill man possessed an assault rifle and 17 “high capacity” loaded magazines in his home. For all the news that the Hudson Valley is sharing make sure to follow Hudson Valley Post on Facebook, download the Hudson Valley Post Mobile App and sign up for the Hudson Valley Post Newsletter.

Man wanted by Kingston Police for robbery

Kingston Police are searching for a man they claim committed a robbery. In a news release, police asked for the public’s help finding Kody Whitmarsh, 37. They said he is wanted by the major crime unit for robbery-related charges but did not say when or where the incident occurred or whether anyone had been injured.
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Fatal accident in Kingston under investigation

KINGSTON – An accident between a tractor-trailer and bicyclist that claimed the life of the biker on Saturday, September 18, is under investigation. The collision took place in the vicinity of Broadway and Wast St. James Street. Kingston police responded to the accident at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and...
Daily Freeman

Absence of key witnesses delays trial of Kingston murder suspect

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Ulster County Judge Bryan Rounds on Tuesday gave prosecutors another 24 hours to produce key witnesses to the shooting death last year of Ashley Stephan Dixon. The continuance was the second in as many days granted to the District Attorney’s Office in the Corey Q. Smith murder...

One Hudson Valley Police Department and a Local Jeweler Join Forces for a Good Cause

We have all seen the headlines stating that someone with Alzheimer's is missing. We can only imagine how scary it would be to have someone we care about be lost in the community. You may actually know someone who has had to live through that exact situation. Today the Town of Lloyd Police announced a program that will hopefully prevent this type of event from occurring in their community.

Wurtsboro Man Allegedly Tries to Lure Child Away from Parents

A Wurtsboro man has been arrested after allegedly attempting to lure a child away from her parents. The encounter took place back on August 31st, 2021, according to the Town of Wallkill Police Departments' press release. In the statement, they wrote: "Town of Wallkill Officers responded to a 'Suspicious Person' call at 470 Route 211 East." The call involved a 10-year-old girl who was being followed.
Times Herald-Record

The gangs of the Hudson Valley plaguing neighborhoods for decades

Gang violence has plagued certain cities in the Hudson Valley for decades despite efforts to curb its tide and long-term impacts. Hardest hit have been certain neighborhoods in Yonkers, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh and Mount Vernon, a special New York USA Today Network investigation reveals. Residents of those neighborhoods, from Nodine Hill...