Kingston Police charge homeless man with burglary

Edward S. McCoy

Kingston Police arrested Edward S. McCoy, 21, yesterday, and charged him with second-degree burglary (a felony) and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property (a misdemeanor) following a reported burglary on Florence St.

Police responded to a burglary in progress at about 7:45 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23. They obtained a description of the suspect, who had fled. Police observed McCoy a short distance away and arrested him.

According to police, McCoy had an outstanding NYS Parole warrant as well as a warrant from the town of Saugerties.


He was arraigned in Kingston City Court and remanded to Ulster County Jail in lieu of $100,000 cash bail / $200,000 property bond.

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  1. Karen. L

    How stupid some people are. Many neighbors saw him enter building and called cops.

    Mabey Drugs were involved??? Thefting is very wrong.

    Young men need to grow up and learn not to ever trespass,

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