New York State Police arrested a woman from the town of Wappinger on assault charges following a domestic incident and vehicle pursuit.

02 May 2023
Major Kathryne M. Rohde
Troop K Commander

On May 1, 2023, at approximately 12:05 a.m., Troopers from the Wappingers barracks responded to a residence on Cady Lane for a domestic incident. Troopers were notified that an individual was stabbed in the leg during the domestic altercation and were provided a description of the suspect. As troopers approached the residence, they observed a Gray 2016 Honda Accord fleeing the scene fitting the description of the suspect. Troopers stopped the vehicle on Myers Corners Road, and identified the operator as Wilmary Rosa, age 37 from the town of Wappinger. While speaking with troopers, Rosa put her vehicle in drive and fled the scene turning off her headlights reaching a speed of 70 miles per hour. Rosa traveled over numerous roads in the town of Wappinger and town of Poughkeepsie, ultimately coming to a stop in the rear of a residence in the village of Wappingers Falls. She refused to exit the vehicle and was eventually removed by troopers and taken into custody without incident.

Subsequent to the impound and search of the vehicle, troopers located multiple quantities of illegal controlled substances.

Further investigation revealed that Wilmary Rosa had a verbal and physical altercation with an ex domestic partner, at which point she stabbed the individual in the leg numerous times. The victim was treated at a local hospital for the injuries that were not life threatening.

Rosa was charged with Assault 2nd degree, a felony. She was additionally charged with Fleeing an Officer in a Motor Vehicle and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree, both misdemeanors. Rosa was also issued 29 vehicle and traffic law tickets. She was arraigned in the Town of Wappinger Court before Judge Kitchen and remanded to Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash and $20,000 bond.

Author: Harlem Valley News