Hudson woman jailed after alleged stabbing with kitchen knife

HUDSON–Distarte V. Smith, 28, of Hudson was charged with second degree assault and fourth degree criminal possession weapon by Hudson Police Officer Kevin Sweet, July 21 at 4:23 a.m.

Ms. Smith allegedly stabbed a 29-year-old Hudson man in the neck and sliced his left cheek open with a large kitchen knife during a fight inside a residence on Columbia Street. Officers and detectives were called to the residence and made the arrest there.

Arraigned before City Judge Richard Koweek, Ms. Smith was jailed in lieu of $3,000 cash bail or $6,000 bond.

*Brittany M. Copeland, 23, of Hudson was charged with third degree attempted assault on a criminal summons at the police station by Officer Jeffrey Keyser, July 21 at 8:55 a.m.

Ms. Copeland allegedly engaged in a fight on the 200 block of Rope Alley, June 22, during which she kicked a 27-year-old woman several times in the stomach.

She was arraigned by Judge Koweek and released.

*Scott C. Ultimo, 31, of Chatham was charged with second degree unlawful imprisonment and endangering welfare of child by Officer William Wrigley, July 23 at 3:10 p.m.

During a dispute, Mr. Ultimo allegedly restrained a 26-year-old woman in front of a two-year-old child at a Columbia Turnpike residence July 16. The woman reported the incident July 17 and Mr. Ultimo later turned himself in on the charges. He was arraigned before Judge Koweek and released.

*Kamal Coleman-Mann, 28, of Hudson was charged with first degree criminal contempt by Officer Kevin Sweet at the police station, July 9 at 11:24 a.m. Mr. Coleman-Mann allegedly violated an Order of Protection issued by the Columbia County Family Court by punching the protected party, a 22-year-old woman, in the face. He was arraigned before City Judge Mark Portin and sent to the county jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bail bond.

*Anthony J. Winig, III, 43, of Hudson was charged with second degree criminal contempt by Officer Kevin Sweet, July 11 at 8:56 p.m.

Mr. Winig allegedly violated an Order of Protection signed by Columbia County Family Court by being in the same room with the protected party at Columbia Memorial Hospital.

Arraigned by City Judge Richard Koweek, Mr. Winig was sent to jail in lieu of $350 cash bail or $700 bond.

*Karen M. Moller, 54, of Stuyvesant Falls was charged with second degree criminal contempt by Officer Kevin Sweet at 401 Union Street, July 12 at 5:32 p.m.

Ms. Moller allegedly violated an Order of Protection by having contact with the protected party in the parking lot at the Columbia County Courthouse after the order was issued.

Arraigned before City Judge Richard Koweek, Ms. Moller was jailed in lieu of $200 cash bail or bond.

*Aba R. McMillon, 37, of Hudson was charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, two counts of endangering the welfare of child and second degree harassment by Officer Kevin Sweet, July 13 at 8:16 p.m.

Police went to 443 Carroll Street to investigate a disturbance. Ms. McMillon allegedly used loud/obscene language which caused neighbors to call police. She allegedly would not calm down and a crowd started to gather. When taken into custody, she allegedly resisted and allegedly “intentionally bumped her body into one of the officer.” All actions were done in front of two children ages 15 and 12. She was arraigned before Judge Richard Koweek and released.

*A 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy, both of Hudson, whose names were not released by police, were each charged with fifth degree conspiracy and third degree burglary by Hudson Police Officer David Miller, Jr.

The girl was charged July 20 at 9:30 a.m. The boy, who was additionally charged with fourth degree criminal mischief, was charged July 18 at 6:41 p.m.

Both were allegedly responsible for a June 6 break-in at Oakdale beach house in which food was stolen. The boy also allegedly damaged the newly-painted floor. Both were issued juvenile appearance tickets summoning them to the Probation Department.

Drugs/alcohol

The following face drug-and/or alcohol-related charges:

*Kenneth C. Hadad, 44, of Greenville was charged with driving while intoxicated, having a blood alcohol content greater than .08%, reckless driving and having multiple licenses by Officer Nicolas Pierro, July 9 at 3:42 p.m.

Mr. Hadad was charged following an automobile accident in which the vehicle he was driving allegedly hit a pedestrian at 27 Columbia Street. He failed field sobriety tests and his blood alcohol content was determined to be over the legal limit. The 28-year-old woman pedestrian refused medical treatment and was uncooperative.

Mr. Hadad was arraigned before City Judge Mark Portin and sent to the county jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or bond.

*Daniel J. Brown, 40, who police say is homeless, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance by Officer Jeffrey Keyser, July 8 at 5:14 p.m.

Police received a report of drug activity at Second and State streets. They found that Mr. Brown allegedly had glass crack stems containing an off-white residue that field tested positive for cocaine. He was issued a ticket to appear in City Court.

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