Man charged with attempted murder after rampage in Poughkeepsie

Edward Lee Plummer is charged with two counts of attempted murder, assault, arson, and two counts of menacing.

News 12 Staff

Jan 12, 2021, 1:40 PM

Updated 1,289 days ago

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A man is in custody this morning after a string of crimes in Poughkeepsie. Investigators say it started on Radcliffe Road yesterday morning where a man was stabbed in the face by his father, identified as Edward Lee Plummer.
City of Poughkeepsie firefighters say the 59-year old suspect then drove to Mill Street and Columbus Drive and set a house on fire.
He then led police on a chase, then ended up returning to the house and crashing into the home's garage.
Plummer is charged with two counts of attempted murder, assault, arson, and two counts of menacing.


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