Woodstock police chief Clayton Keefe told the town board last week that he needed to have an officer conduct investigative work to deal with an uptick in crime and lighten the workload for the town’s only detective.
The arrest stemmed from an April crash that killed a 29-year-old Kingston man who was a passenger in the vehicle. It is alleged that the driver was under the influence of alcohol and prescription drugs at the time.
There have been no new shooting incidents in Kingston since a local collaboration with state and county authorities was announced early last month. Increased numbers of police on the streets does reduce violent crime, but it can also escalate tensions among people who are fearful of police interactions. Chief Egidio Tinti has announced some of the statistics from the past month since the effort was launched. A police commission meeting on September 9 will allow residents to share their concerns.
The Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team (URGENT) reports the arrest of Timothy L. Schleede, 29, of Kingston, after a
Members of the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of David H. Smith, 35, of Kingston, following a traffic
New Paltz police have been investigating a series of burglaries and larcenies that occurred between July 14 and July 21. According to police chief Robert Lucchesi, the department received reports of a burglary and criminal mischief to a local car wash on two separate occasions and several reports of theft from parked vehicles.
Saugerties Police arrested Vincent DeBellis, 43, of Rt. 9W, and charged him with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, for allegedly
Saugerties police officers have arrested Austin T. Hollister, 21 of Purling, on the felony charge of forcible rape in the
As the number of reported shootings this summer in Kingston climbs, the mayor and police chief have announced a wide collaboration among law enforcement agencies to address crime in the city. The result will be more police officers visible on the streets to deter or prevent crime, and more personnel working on solving crimes that have already been committed. State troopers, sheriff’s deputies, Kingston city and Ulster town police will be involved in the effort, as well as staffers from the district attorney’s office.
Today, August 5, around 9:25 a.m., members of the Kingston Police Department responded to a report of a shot being fired in the area of the intersection of Henry and Pine streets. An investigation into the incident indicates that this was not a random incident, but a dispute between multiple individuals that escalated into a shot being fired during the confrontation. There were no reported injuries