A Kingston woman was sentenced to four years in prison and two years of parole supervision by Ulster County Judge Bryan Rounds after a 2019 probation check revealed substantial quantities of fentanyl and distribution supplies in her motel room in Highland.
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A Kingston man was sentenced to 1-3 years in prison by Ulster County Judge Bryan Rounds Monday after authorities said he was driving impaired by heroin in Marlborough in 2019 when he hit another car head-on causing the driver of the other car to sustain serious injuries.
Elected and law enforcement officials have formed the new countywide Anti-Violence Effort Response Team comprised of law-enforcement officials, social workers and mental health experts as they tackle an ongoing surge in gun violence and violent crime in Ulster County.
In pleading guilty, the defendant admitted to selling drugs that he knew contained fentanyl to an Ulster County resident on July 7, 2020. Additionally, he admitted that on March 5, 2021 he conspired to sell heroin to an Ulster County resident.
Prosecutors say Ashley Dixon, 31, a member of the Sex Money Murder street gang, was lured from his Kingston home on February 11, 2020 by Corey Q. Smith, a member of G-Shine, a gang that, like Sex Money Murder, is a subset of the Bloods. Smith, 36, who grew up in Kingston but lived in the Bronx, called Dixon and arranged a meeting at Stuyvesant Charter Apartments.
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Because of the defendants’ and others’ actions, the Department of Justice said asbestos was released into the surrounding environment.
On May 24 at approximately 5 a.m., the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office received what would be the first of several reports of damage to local businesses in Ulster Park and Port Ewen. Businesses also claimed property had been stolen. In addition, American flags were also been stolen from the Veteran’s Memorial located at the Town of Esopus Town Hall.
Kingston Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred in the area of Wall and Franklin streets at approximately 5:40 p.m. yesterday.
Two suspects who fled the scene of a robbery at Key Bank in the Town of Ulster on Thursday, May 13 were taken into custody early the following morning, but the stolen money has yet to be recovered.