HUDSON–City Police arrested a man in connection with a robbery and assault at Star Market, 534 Warren Street, Thursday, July 16 at 9:35 a.m.
While following up on leads about the suspect, identified as James F. Gaudiosi, 43, of Hudson, police spotted him running away from them and into his Fairview Avenue residence.
Detectives and patrol officers chased him and saw him slip into a closet inside the residence.
When officers entered, Mr. Gaudiosi allegedly confronted and threatened them with an arrow. He was subdued, but allegedly continued to be uncooperative, and was taken into custody at 1:12 p.m.
Mr. Gaudiosi was charged with second degree robbery, a class C felony; menacing a police officer, a class D felony; third degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class D felony; and resisting arrest, a class A misdemeanor.
Police say that just before 9:35 a.m. July 16, a man wearing a green shirt, sunglasses and a cloth, short-brimmed ball cap, entered the market and waited until customers left.
He then approached the woman store clerk and punched her.
He opened the cash register and ran out the rear of the store into Prison Alley with an undisclosed amount of money.
The Greenport Rescue Squad took the 32-year-old clerk to Columbia Memorial Hospital for treatment of the injuries she suffered during the crime.
Hudson Police Detective and Patrol Divisions are conducting the investigation, which is ongoing. Greenport Police assisted during the initial call.
Anyone with information about this crime or any other criminal activity is asked to contact the Hudson Police at (518) 828-3388.
*Hudson Police charged six men in connection with burglary, larceny and vandalism at Hudson High School July 4. The crimes were reported at 7:30 a.m. July 4 by a high school employee, but occurred the night before.
All charged with third degree burglary and third degree criminal mischief were: David C. Card, 20, of Hudson; Jordan C. Turner, 20, of Hudson; David F. Tamburro Jr, 21, of Hudson; Cory R. Schermerhorn, 20, of Hudson; Jason P. Kipp, 21, of Claverack; and Bryan MacCormack, 20, of Claverack.
The six men allegedly entered and remained unlawfully in the older section of the school. They allegedly vandalized overhanging exit signs and wiring by ripping them down from ceilings in the hallways.
A framed glass case that contained a school banner was torn from the wall and damaged; the banner was stolen.
The six suspects, identified through an investigation by City Police with the assistance of school officials, turned themselves in at the police station with their attorneys and family members.
The men were arraigned in City Court and released on their own recognizance to appear in court at a later date.
*William C. Morrison III, 22, of Hudson was charged on an arrest warrant for second degree menacing with a weapon, first degree reckless endangerment, fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon (firearm), leaving the scene of an accident, failure to keep right, two counts of failure to stop at a stop sign, reckless driving and third degree unlawfully fleeing a police officer by Officer Jacob Hoffman, July 12 at 7:35 p.m.
Mr. Morrison allegedly had a black handgun, which he pointed in someone’s direction. When police tried to catch up with him, he then allegedly led them on a chase in his vehicle, which he allegedly operated at high rates of speed through crowded city streets and refused to stop when directed to by marked patrol units. The incident occurred June 26 on Short and Carroll streets.
*Jamont M. McClendon, 25, of Hudson was charged on an arrest warrant for third degree assault by Officer Brent Rowe in an apartment at 20 Columbia Street, July 14 at 11:31 p.m.
Mr. McClendon allegedly hit a woman several times, causing her to seek medical attention for her injuries. Police took him into custody after they found him hiding under a bed in his friend’s apartment.
He was held for arraignment.
In an earlier encounter with police, Officer Rodney Waithe took Mr. McClendon into custody on a bench warrant for failure to appear in court to answer a third degree assault charge July 3 at 1:24 p.m.
*Nicholas S. Fox, 25, of Hudson was charged with resisting arrest by Officer James Nero at the police station, July 15 at 11:29 p.m.
Mr. Fox’s friend (the above-mentioned Mr. McClendon) was wanted by police, who saw him inside Mr. Fox’s apartment. When police sought entry to the apartment, Mr. Fox allegedly denied that Mr. McClendon was inside and prevented officers from entering.
Mr. Fox was issued an appearance ticket.
*Lawrence A. Cohen, 49, of Hudson was charged with forcible touching, endangering the welfare of a child and second degree harassment (stalking) by Officers David Miller and James Nero at 531 Warren Street, July 5 at 3:38 p.m.
Mr. Cohen allegedly stalked a woman as she went in and out of several stores on Warren Street. While in one of the stores, police say, Mr. Cohen “forcibly touched a juvenile.”
Arraigned before City Judge Richard Koweek, Mr. Cohen was sent to jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail.
*Michael P. Jones, 31, of Philmont was charged with two counts of failure to register or verify first offense as a sex offender by Detective John Funk at a Philmont apartment, July 8 at 9:31 a.m.
Mr. Jones was taken into custody on an arrest warrant issued in City Court because he allegedly failed to verify his address and report for his 90-day address verification on June 11 and 23.
*Randall Fields, 45, of Hudson was charged with failure to register or verify first offense as a sex offender by Detective James Delaney, July 9 at 1:45 p.m.
He was arrested on a warrant at a State Street address.
*Mario S. Forbes, 30, of Hudson was charged with second degree reckless endangerment and second degree harassment by Officer Mishanda Franklin, July 8 at 9:08 a.m.
Mr. Forbes turned himself in on a warrant for the above charges. He was allegedly involved in a fight with a woman, during which he allegedly punched out a vehicle window.
*Anthony J. Palermo Jr, 50, of Hudson was charged with disorderly conduct by Officer Randy Clarke, July 5 at 9:26 p.m.
Mr. Palermo allegedly interfered with police as they investigated a disturbance on Cross Street.
*Moises Ortiz, 34, of Hudson was charged with third degree assault by Officer David Miller at 514 State Street, July 6 at 10:22 p.m.
Mr. Ortiz was charged on an arrest warrant issued in Hudson City Court.
*Kimberly Lee, 18, of Hudson was charged with disorderly conduct by Officer William Wrigley, July 1 at 8:45 p.m.
Ms. Lee allegedly engaged in a fight in the courtyard at 41 North Second Street. She was issued an appearance ticket.
*George H. Winegard, 36, of Hudson was charged with third degree criminal mischief by Officer Rodney Waithe at the police station, July 14 at 7:55 p.m.
Mr. Winegard allegedly intentionally damaged someone’s property. He was issued an appearance ticket.
*Ryan A. Bucknal, 37, of Hudson was charged with first degree criminal contempt by Officer Jacob Hoffman at 3 Frederick Street, July 8 at 7:36 p.m.
Mr. Bucknal allegedly called and text messaged a woman in violation of an order of protection issued in Columbia County Family Court.
The following face drug- or alcohol-related charges:
*Lizzie Lonton, 53, of Hudson was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusal to take a Breathalyzer test, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, improper turn/failure to signal, and insufficient tail lamps by Officer Shane Bower during a traffic stop on South Front Street, July 1 at 9:34 p.m.
*Ashley L. Horn, 23, of Athens was charged with a probation violation on a Greene County warrant and seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance by Officer Mishanda Franklin, July 9 at 12:02 p.m.
After being taken into custody on the probation warrant, Ms. Horn was found to allegedly possess four Xanax pills not in their original container.
*Jennifer E. Palumbo, 22, of Hudson was charged with unlawfully dealing with fireworks/dangerous fireworks and unlawful possession of marijuana by Officer Brent Rowe, July 9 at 10:53 p.m.
Ms. Palumbo allegedly set off fireworks on the 200 block of Prison Alley. Police subsequently found she also allegedly had marijuana.
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