Arraignments scheduled Monday for two Hudson men

22 year old Di-Quann Powell is scheduled to be arraigned Monday morning in Columbia County Court. The Hudson man was released from Albany Med, after treatment for being shot on September 14th on North 5th Street. 

In the press release of the shooting, Hudson Police said they were looking for Powell, who was wanted on several warrants:

On 06/14/17 DI-QUANN “Da Da” POWELL was being sought for outstanding warrants (Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Attempted Assault) and questioning regarding a 05/01/17 shooting on State Street when he fled from Hudson Police . He was subsequently charged with Resisting Arrest and Assault 2nd after breaking a Detective’s foot during the arrest. POWELL was currently free after posting $1000 bail in Hudson City Court in relation to those charges.

More recently, on 08/23/17 POWELL was arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant stemming from charges in Upper Saddle River New Jersey involving the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.


Also, scheduled to be arraigned is 31 year old Michael Johnson on weapons charges. He was arrested August 18th on lower Columbia Street:

On August 18, 2017, the City of Hudson Police Department arrested 31 year old, Michael Johnson of Hudson, New York on Criminal Possession of a weapon in the 2nd Degree, a class C felony, Criminal Possession of a weapon 3rd Degree, a class D felony, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th Degree, a class E felony.

On August 18, 2017, at approximately 8:04 am, the City of Hudson Police Department received information and a tip from the local community that a black male all dressed in black, wearing black sun glasses, and a hoodie over his head, was standing in front of a targeted location on the 200 block of Columbia Street reportedly taking pictures of the residence. Police immediately responded to the area and found a male matching the description in the rear of the residence in the 200 block of Long Alley. The subject was subsequently identified by the police as Michael Johnson. Michael Johnson was found to be in possession of a loaded .380 hand gun which had been reported stolen. At this time, police believe this incident to be related to the shootings of this past weekend.

The Hudson Police Department was assisted by the New York State Police, Columbia County Sheriff’s Department and the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office.

On August 18, 2017, Michael Johnson was arraigned in the Hudson City Criminal Court before Judge Connor . He was remanded to the Columbia County Jail

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