Headlines: Man arrested for stalking for 4th time, 3 charged in Poughkeepsie attack, New Paltz car break-ins

Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.

News 12 Staff

Oct 16, 2023, 11:31 AM

Updated 282 days ago


Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
Jhakem DeGroat, a resident of Monticello, has been arrested four times in just two weeks for charges including harassment and stalking. Liberty Village police reported that DeGroat repeatedly harassed an employee at a local bank, even after receiving a no-trespass order. The incidents began in May and led to the four arrests in late September.
A Poughkeepsie man is now recovering after being attacked and robbed while walking along Cannon Street on Friday morning. The victim reported that three men approached him, beat him, and stole his belongings before fleeing. Police later arrested Amari Williams, Timothy Greller, and Richard Johnson, all of whom were charged with robbery. Johnson was also wanted out of state in North Carolina on a kidnapping warrant.
New Paltz police are currently investigating a series of thefts from unlocked vehicles in the area of Henry DuBois Drive. Authorities are reminding residents to lock their vehicles and avoid leaving valuables inside. They encourage individuals to contact the police if they observe any suspicious behavior.

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