Three tough guys fight, knock over stroller carrying an infant

HUDSON–Three city men were charged in connection with a fight in the street, during which a baby stroller with a baby in it tipped over, September 19 at 3:12 p.m.

David F. Branch, 29, of Hudson, was charged with second degree obstruction of governmental administration, disorderly conduct and endangering the welfare of a child by Officer Jason Finn.

Sahtise S. Green, 23, of Hudson was charged with disorderly conduct by Officer Nicolas Pierro.

Andre L. Barnhill was charged with endangering the welfare of a child by Officer Pierro.

All three men were involved in a fight in the street, police report. One of the three men was holding onto a baby stroller containing his one-month-old son while engaged in the fight. It was not clear from the police report which man had the stroller.

During the fracas, the stroller got knocked over and the baby cried.

Mr. Branch was allegedly uncooperative with police.

All three were issued tickets to appear in City Court at a later date.

*Two teenagers were charged in connection with a burglary in progress on State Street, September 21 at 10:50 p.m.

Raeshard D. Williams, 18, and Shaquan E. Maurizio, 17, both of Hudson were charged with possession of burglary tools, fourth degree criminal mischief and second degree attempted burglary by Officer Nicolas Pierro.

Police say they got a call that “two kids were trying to break down [a man’s] back door” and get inside. When officers arrived, they say they found the teenagers had damaged the door handle using burglary tools to break in to the place.

Both suspects were arraigned in City Court before Judge Richard Koweek.

Mr. Williams was sent to the county jail in lieu of $7,500 cash bail or $15,000 bail bond; and Shaquan was jailed in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bail bond. Both were slated to return to court at a later date.

*James Glover III, 18, of Hudson was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second degree harassment by Officer William Wrigley, September 17 at 10:10 a.m.

Mr. Glover allegedly got into a fight with a woman and punched her in the face several times while in the presence of the woman’s five-month-old baby. He was arraigned and released on his own recognizance.

*An 11-year-old Hudson Middle School student, not identified by police, was charged with third degree assault by Officer William Wrigley, September 22 at 1:16 p.m.

The 11-year-old boy allegedly punched a 10-year-old boy in the face several times at the Hudson Middle School, causing bruises around his left eye.

The 11-year-old was issued a juvenile appearance ticket returnable at the Columbia County Probation Department.

*After a three-day search for a missing woman from Old Chatham, Hudson Police received verification from the Pennsylvania State Police that Shelley T. Campbell, 52, was located in Matamoras, Pa., in good health.

City Police had been searching Ms. Campbell since she was reported missing from Columbia Memorial Hospital September 14 at 6:40 p.m.

She reportedly walked out wearing hospital pants and a hospital gown, both described as white with a blue or red print. She was also wearing blue or grey slipper socks.

Ms. Campbell was last seen on Prospect Avenue in the city, leaving the hospital and crossing the street headed east toward the hospital’s Administrative Offices, formerly known as Eden Park.

The search was called off September 17 at 4:20 p.m. after police spoke to the missing woman by phone.

Hudson Police issued a statement commending everyone involved in the search. “Thanks to the coordinated efforts of all the personnel directly and indirectly involved we were able to bring this incident to a successful completion,” said the statement.

The following agencies played an integral part in the investigation: State Forest Rangers, State Police, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Greenport Rescue Squad, Hudson Fire Department’s Auxiliary, State Search and Rescue Teams, Task Force 2 Team of the Office of Fire Prevention and Control, Eagle Valley search dog team, New Jersey Search and Rescue, Lower Adirondack Search and Rescue,

Sam’s Point Search and Rescue, Livingston County New Jersey Search and Rescue Team, North East Mobile Search and Rescue, A. Colarusso and Son Inc.

The police department thanked Hudson citizens and the volunteer searchers. “Your calls, tips and assistance were a valuable part of our search and helped lead to the ultimate location of Shelley Campbell,” said the police statement.

*Miles Wells Jr., 76, of Hudson, was charged with third degree criminal trespass by Sergeant Thomas Foutch, September 15 at 10:42 a.m.

Mr. Wells allegedly repeatedly trespassed in a garage after receiving warnings dating back to July 2008 to stay out.

He was arraigned and released.

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