Traffic stop leads to burglary bust
Police say a routine traffic stop led police to a Kingston man suspected in an Uptown break-in.
Omari S. Hobson, 21, was arrested March 9 and charged with felony counts of third-degree burglary, fourth-degree grand larceny and a misdemeanor count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. According to police, the case began overnight on March 9 when Hobson was pulled over, ticketed for a traffic infraction and released. Later that day, the vehicle Hobson was driving was reported stolen from the parking lot of St. Joseph’s Church on Wall Street. The same day, police received a report of a burglary at the former St. Joseph’s School, in which a number of laptop computers were reported stolen. Following questioning by Kingston Police Detectives, Hobson was charged with the burglary and car theft. Hobson was issued an appearance ticket and ordered to appear in Kingston City Court at a later date.
Cops: Man linked to two burglaries
Police say a Kingston man is behind two recent burglaries at commercial properties in Midtown. Javier Andres Robles is charged with two counts of felony third-degree burglary. According to police, Robles was arrested on March 1 by cops responding to a report of a break in at a glass and mirror business on Foxhall Avenue. Robles was charged with a single count of burglary and released. According to police, further investigation by police linked Robles to another burglary at a business on Downs Street. Robles was again arrested, charged with the second break-in and released.