PRESS RELEASE - Tire Slashing/Burg Arrest/Damage to Cars
On Sunday, 11/11/18 at 9:10am HPD responded to the parking lot of the First Reformed Church at 52 Green Street, Hudson. It was discovered that five different vehicles had their tires slashed. Of the five vehicles, three had all four tires slashed, and two had three of their tires punctured. The incident appears to have happened between 7:30am and 9:10am while the vehicle owners were inside the church preparing for services. Officers conducted numerous neighborhood interviews.
On Monday, 11/12/18 at 10:18am HPD officers were called to a report that a man was breaking into an apartment at 68 Green St. Officers arrived and interviewed the caller, who said someone appeared to have broken into an unoccupied apartment there. Officers observed the suspect, who attempted to walk away, but was quickly apprehended. Arrested was JESUS MANUEL ROSADO, age 34, also a resident of Green Street. On ROSADO’s person Officers found a pair of handcuffs, a large knife, and leg shackles. He was also wearing yellow rubber gloves, and an athletic cup. He was arraigned in front of Hudson City Court Judge Connor on charges of Criminal Trespass 2nd , Burglary 3rd , and Criminal Mischief 3rd and remanded to the Columbia County Jail.
“We are currently checking to see if the two Green Street events are connected.” Chief
On Tuesday, 11/12/18 at 12:57am HPD responded to a report of a man damaging car mirrors in the area of Union St. and South Front Street. Responding patrols were checking the Fugary shacks at the time of the call and responded immediately to the area. Upon arrival they discovered numerous vehicles in that area had been damaged. In total Officers documented 22 cars with their mirrors damaged and one vehicle that had a large chunk of marble thrown through the driver’s side window. Damaged vehicles were found on Front St., 1st and 2nd Street, Union St. and Warren St. Witnesses stated they saw a male subject, approximately 160 lbs. wearing a black hoodie in the area.
Residents who have any more information regarding this case are encouraged to call HPD Detectives at (518)828-3388.
“We had two citizens call in the complaint almost simultaneously. I think the heavy rain kept more people from seeing or hearing the vandal while he was in the act.” Chief