06 September 2020

Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander

Wappinger Falls, New York – On September 2, 2020, the New York State Police arrested two eighteen-year-olds for Robbery in the 1st degree, a class B felony.

On August 25, 2020, the State Police were contacted by Vassar Hospital regarding a gunshot victim in the emergency department.  Investigation with the assistance from the Troop K Major Crimes Unit and the Violent Gang and Narcotics Team determined in the area of West Main Street two eighteen-year-olds robbed and shot the victim in the head.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to make full recovery.  The perpetrators stole an amount of cash under one hundred dollars.

Both teens were remanded to Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $40,000 secured bond or $80,000 unsecured bond.