UPDATE – Robbery Arrest
On Monday, July 14, 2014, the Town of Poughkeepsie Police arrested a seventeen year old male for a robbery that had occurred on Raymond Avenue during the evening hours of July 4, 2014. The 55 year old male victim of the robbery was thrown to the ground and suffered a broken arm as well as a laceration to the face from a knife. The suspect stole the victims I-Pad and cell phone. The victim was treated at Vassar Brothers Medical Center and released.
The defendant is indentified as:
Quaran Wills, Age 17
237 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
The defendant is charged with:
Robbery, 1st degree, B-Felony
Assault, 1st degree, B-Felony
The defendant was arraigned on July 14, 2014 and remanded to Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash / $100,000 bond bail.
The investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to call the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department at 845-485-3666 or leave a tip at townpolice.net
July 4, 2014 – Robbery
On July 4, 2014 at about 10:25 pm, The Town of Poughkeepsie Police received a call from Vassar Brothers Hospital to report that a subject arrived at the hospital to be treated for injuries sustained from an armed robbery in the Arlington area.
The victim reports on this date at about 9:45 pm, he was chased by four male subjects and robbed of personal property in the area of Raymond Avenue and College Avenue in the Town of Poughkeepsie, NY. The primary suspect in the robbery struck the victim from behind. During the robbery, the victim suffered a laceration to his face as well as a broken arm.
The main suspect is described as a black male, 15-18 years old, 5′8′ – 5′10′, medium build, wearing green camoflauge pants, a black shirt with a picture of a face on the front. The other three suspects are described as being in their early teens.
If anyone was in the area at the time and witnessed the incident or observed the subjects in the area contact the Town of Poughkeepsie Detective Division at 845-485-3670 or submit an anonymous tip at www.townpolice.net . All information will be kept confidential.
July 1, 2014 – Shooting
At approximately 11:55 p.m. on June 30, 2014, the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department responded to a report of gunshots being fired in the vicinity of the parking lot for the VFW building located at 1 Violet Avenue in the Town of Poughkeepsie.
Responding officers located one male victim, age 20, who had suffered a gunshot wound to the torso. He was transported to the Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital by the Fairview Fire Department. A preliminary report indicates that his injuries may not be life threatening.
Early information indicates that a private party was being held at the VFW. Further details are the subject of the ongoing investigation.
The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department was assisted by the City of Poughkeepsie Police and the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office.
This shooting is under active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department at 845-485-3666 or leave a tip at Townpolice.net.