Police arrest suspect after woman wounded by gunshot

GHENT—State Police from Livingston, working jointly with the Hudson Police Department and the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office, arrested Jermaine M. Jones, 26, of Hudson for first degree assault and first degree criminal use of a firearm, both class B felonies, and second degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class C felony, October 14.

At 10 p.m. October 13, police were notified that a Ghent woman was being treated at Columbia Memorial Hospital for a gunshot wound. An investigation revealed that the victim allegedly had been shot by Mr. Jones at a Ghent residence earlier in the evening. Read more…

Deputies subdue man with knife

GREENPORT—Aaron P. Silveraterry, 28, of Union Street, Hudson was charged on a warrant for one count of menacing a police officer, a class D felony, and one count of fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class A misdemeanor, October 3, according to a press release from Sheriff David P. Bartlett.

Deputies were dispatched to Healy Boulevard to investigate a report about a man throwing objects at passing vehicles, September 23. They found the man in the Midas parking lot and noticed he was holding a large knife in his hand.

The man, later identified as Mr. Silveraterry, allegedly made aggressive movements towards law enforcement officers and was told several times to drop the knife. Read more…

Tomlin changes plea to guilty in death of newborn

HUDSON—In Columbia County Court, September 30, two days after entering a plea of not guilty to first degree manslaughter, Tara J. Tomlin, 21, of Livingston changed her plea to guilty in connection with the death of her newborn son.

While on duty as a clerk at the Bells Pond Xtra Mart convenience store, Ms. Tomlin gave birth to a living 7½ pound baby boy in the store restroom in the early morning hours of November 27, 2015. She then put the child in a garbage bag and deposited the bag in a dumpster behind the store. The child died of homicide by asphyxiation, according to a pathologist’s report. Read more…

Tip leads troopers to man said to be stealing truck trailer

CANAAN—State Police from the Livingston Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested David S. Crewell, 43, of Esperance for third degree grand larceny, a class D felony, and fourth degree criminal mischief, a class A misdemeanor, September 18.

September 17 at 8:10 p.m., troopers responded to a Columbia County 911 call reporting a suspicious person at the Canaan Truck Stop. A witness at the truck stop reported that he saw a man remove a king pin lock off of a 2006 Great Dane refrigerated trailer that was stored in the parking area. Read more…

Quintin Cross charged in Hudson debit card case

HUDSON—City police arrested Quintin E. Cross, 33, of Hudson on a charge of fourth degree grand larceny (E felony), September 15.

At about 1:06 p.m. Hudson detectives found Mr. Cross sitting in his vehicle on North Fifth Street. He was arrested without incident.

The charges stem from a Hudson woman’s complaint when she discovered large sums of money missing from one of her checking accounts. She showed police documentation that more than $3,000 was removed from her account via a debit card. Read more…