The Columbia County D.A.'s Office reports that 32 year old Corey Hinds was sentenced today to 17 years in prison, after he was convicted of Rape, Felony weapon's possession, and drug possession in Columbia County Court. The sentence was handed down today. Press release from his arrest in 2017, below.
Rape/stolen hand gun Felony Arrest
On February 4, 2017, the Hudson City Police Department arrested 30 year old, Corey L. Hinds of Hudson, New York on Rape 1st Degree – forcible compulsion, a class B Felony, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, a class D Felony, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th Degree – Stolen firearm, a class E Felony, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, a class A, misdemeanor . Corey Hinds is already a convicted Felon for a prior felony drug arrest.
On February 4, 2017, at 4:34pm, Columbia County 911 received a call from an 18 year old female, reporting that she had been sexually assaulted. HPD patrol units located the victim and Greenport Rescue responded for medical treatment. The victim was transported by ambulance to Albany Medical Center for treatment.
Corey Hinds was located at his residence a short time later and detained by police.
The reported rape incident occurred at his Union Street residence. A search warrant for the residence was applied for. HPD executed a Search Warrant signed by Hudson City Court Judge Brian Herman. In the course of the investigation, a stolen, loaded, .357 Glock, semi-automatic handgun was recovered along with a small amount of crack cocaine with scale.
On February 5, 2017, Corey Hinds was arraigned in the Hudson City Criminal Court before Judge Herman. He was remanded to the Columbia County Jail on $10,000/$10,000 cash/ bond . He posted bail and is due back to Court on February 9, 2017 at 10:00am.
The Columbia County District Attorney Paul Czajka responded and assisted with this criminal investigation.
“In order to protect the victim in this case, we are not releasing her name or extent of her injuries. She knew Mr. Hinds and is cooperating with the investigation. The pistol was reported stolen in North Carolina in 2006, and has been removed from our streets because of the thorough investigation that was conducted.” Chief Moore