Three men were arrested yesterday in connection with a robbery and beating that took place on the corner of Park and Warren streets at around 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 9.
According to police, the victim, an 18-year-old man, was walking in that area when he was approached by two men. He was punched and fell to the ground, and was the attacked by several other males, one of whom was armed with a billy club, and repeatedly struck him on the head and body. Police say the attackers stole property from the victim then fled on foot. The victim was transported to Ellenville Hospital and treated for his injuries.
Ellenville and county law enforcement executed a search warrant yesterday evening at 23 Church St. in Ellenville. The following arrests and charges were the result.
- Alexander Adkins Padilla, 32, of Monticello, charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree gang assault, also charged on a bench warrant for failure to appear on a harassment and public lewdness charge. He was arraigned and remanded to Ulster County Jail in lieu of $500,000 cash bail or $1 million property bond.
- Simeon J. Walker, 18, of Ellenville, formerly of Kingston, charged with second-degree robbery and second-degree gang assault; remanded to Ulster County Jail on $100,000 cash or $200,000 property bond.
- Jermaine Miller, 17, of EIllenville, formerly of the city of Rochester, charged with second-degree robbery and second-degree gang assault; remanded to Ulster County Jail on $100,000 cash or $200,000 property bond.
The investigation is continuing and more arrests are expected.