New York State Police at Kingston arrested Ernest G Williams III, 19, of the Town of Olive for second-degree assault on May 2.
On May 1, State Police and EMS, Olive First Aid and Mobile Life, responded to a 911 call placed by Williams reporting his seven-month-old child semi-conscious at their residence in the Town of Olive.
The child, who was in the care of Williams, was transported by ambulance to Health Alliance Hospital in Kingston and later flown to Westchester Medical Center in serious condition where he underwent surgery for injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome. Williams was arraigned in the Town of Olive Court and remanded to Ulster County Jail in lieu of $50,000.00 bail.
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