An alleged gang member already facing federal racketeering and murder conspiracy charges for the Oct. 25, 2017 murder of a suspected informant in a Saugerties forest has been charged in the Feb. 2, 2018 slaying of a man in Queens.
The child 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.
This investigation was initiated by two drug overdoses on April 21 in the Town of Red Hook, one of which resulted in a fatality.
Kingston police are investigating a broad-daylight shooting that a left a young woman wounded.
Connor Chargois, 18, was arrested more than a month ago, after threatening social posts triggered a police response that yielded a cache of illegal weapons.
Over a week in mid-February, an ad hoc team of FBI agents, state troopers, Kingston cops and Investigators with the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office relied on a combination of old-school police work and cutting-edge technology to identify and capture four gang members wanted in connection with the October 2017 murder of a suspected informant in Saugerties and the Feb. 2 slaying of a rival gang member in Queens.
‘They were asked, “Why Kingston?” And the answer was, “Because nobody hassles us, nobody asks questions so we settle in here.” We heard that more than once.’
Cops are looking for more potential victims of a Kingston man who they say ran a scam that involved soliciting rides from motorists, then pressuring them for money.
An indictment unsealed in Brooklyn federal court this week contained new details of a brutal slaying allegedly committed by members of a violent street gang at the Turkey Point state forest in Saugerties last year. In the indictment, prosecutors charge that a three-man “cancha,” or cell, of the 18th Street Gang based in Kingston helped a downstate associate murder a suspected informant and later sheltered him after he gunned down a member of a rival gang on a Queens street.
The Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team this week announced the conclusion of a three-month undercover operation that resulted in the arrest of 28 alleged drug dealers from all corners of Ulster County.