A local activist group plans to file a formal complaint against Kingston police officers who, they charge, used a Taser on a man 21 times during a 2015 scuffle on Broadway that was caught on a police dashboard camera and the man’s cell phone.
A 21-year-old female was struck by a vehicle as she was walking in the crosswalk at the intersection of Plattekill Avenue and Main Street in New Paltz on Wednesday. The driver turned himself in a short time later.
Police seized approximately 26 pounds of cocaine and 42 pounds of marijuana.
The arrest followed a missing person investigation that began in June of 2017.
A call for a burglary in progress on a Monday morning resulted in a quick arrest.
Police said the driver didn’t notice the bus had stopped, and struck it from behind.
The woman was also charged with DWI following the accident, which occurred in the parking lot of a Family Dollar.
Ulster County sheriff’s deputies say an Esopus man charged with vehicular manslaughter in a Sept. 14 incident which took the life of a bicyclist had been convicted of the same crime nearly two decades ago.
The 20-year-old Kingston man allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old male victim in Saugerties, breaking his jaw and stealing over $1,000 cash.
The former assistant administrator at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Uptown Kingston has been accused of stealing almost $70,000 in church funds and a priest’s personal money over a 20-month period, the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday, Sept. 1.