Hudson Police charge rape, seek info about crimes

HUDSON–Emerald Vanduyne, 47, of Hudson was charged with first degree rape, third degree menacing and second degree unlawful imprisonment by Officer Shane Bower, November 17 at 1:50 a.m.

Police received a 911 call about a woman screaming from an apartment in the vicinity of the 300 block of Warren Street.

Police found the apartment and the woman.

The investigation revealed that Mr. Vanduyne allegedly held a 55-year-old woman against her will, choked her and forced her to have sexual intercourse.

The Greenport Rescue Squad took the woman to Columbia Memorial Hospital.

Police say Mr. Vanduyne is also on parole and that state parole officers assisted Hudson Police officers and detectives with the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the incident or any other crime is asked to contact Hudson Police at (518) 828-3388.

City police also ask anyone with information about the following to call them.

City Police are investigating a report of shots fired, which was received by police communications November 16 at 8:22 p.m.

The incident occurred near the 200 block of Prison Alley. Numerous calls were received. No one was reported injured.

Police are also investigating the theft of four tires and aluminum wheels from a vehicle parked near the CSX building on South Front Street November 16.

Unknown suspect(s) jacked up the vehicle and removed the tires and wheels. They then lowered the vehicle down on cinderblocks.

The incident occurred sometime after 3 p.m. A Caucasian male suspect and white pickup truck were seen in the vicinity.

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