Two arrested in East Kingston swimming hole robbery

State Police at Kingston on July 11 arrested Jaqwan M. Foster, 22, of Kingston, and Nicholas J. Lane, 21, of Connelly, and charged each with first-degree robbery.

The incident occurred near Devils Lake in East Kingston. Police said that during the course of the robbery, Lane punched the victim and Foster displayed a knife while forcibly taking the victim’s wallet and cell phone.

Police responded to a 911 call, which included a description of the suspects, and subsequently located the accused and made the arrests. The wallet and cell phone were discovered nearby.


Foster and Lane were arraigned in town of Ulster court and remanded to Ulster County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.