According to Kingston police, a 22-year-old man burglarized and assaulted Wall Street resident on Sunday, July 5.
Bryant “BJ” Williams, 22, allegedly forced his way into Wall Street residence and assaulted a 38-year-old man. Another resident, a 21-year-old woman, had an order of protection against Williams, police said. After she called to report the assault, Williams took her cell phone to prevent her from calling the authorities and fled the residence, police said. The victim of the assault was sent to a local hospital and then transferred to Albany Med for treatment of a punctured lung, broken ribs and a broken jaw. He is in stable condition, police said.
At about 3:40 a.m. officers found Williams and arrested him. He was processed and held for arraignment on charges of first-degree burglary and second-degree assault, felonies, and second-degree criminal contempt and fourth-degree criminal mischief, misdemeanors.