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  • Posted: March 10, 2023
    KINGSTON, NY— On March 10, 2023, Ulster County District Attorney’s Office arraigned Junando Dawkins, age 29, of Newburgh, in connection with an indictment charging him with Murder in the Second Degree and three counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree. The defendant was remanded to Ulster County Jail without bail by the Honorable Sara McGinty following his extradition from North Carolina. Defendant was apprehended at Fort Bragg where he was about to deploy overseas as a Sergeant in United States Army. 
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  • Posted: February 17, 2023
    Kingston, NY—Enri Gjinaj, age 34, of New Rochelle, NY, was convicted of two Counts of Criminal Contempt in the First Degree following a four-day jury trial before the Honorable Bryan Rounds, beginning February 14 and concluding on February 17, 2023. Defendant faces up to eight years in state prison. He is currently remanded to the Ulster County Jail pending sentence.   
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  • Posted: February 8, 2023
    Kingston, NY—Joseph Buboltz, Sr., age 67, of Kingston, pleaded guilty to Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child, a class A-II felony, before the Honorable Bryan Rounds on February 7, 2023. Defendant faces a mandatory life sentence with the eligibility of parole in no less than fifteen years when he is sentenced. He is being held without bail at the Ulster County Jail pending sentence. 
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  • Posted: August 31, 2020
    In the face of a rise in domestic violence during COVID-19, Ulster County District Attorney David Clegg announces the first phase of a County-wide expansion of the Intimate Partner Violence Intervention which will begin today in the Town and Village of Saugerties.
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  • Posted: June 5, 2020
    Prosecutors have the privilege of working closely with police officers, honorable men and women, fathers and mothers, who put their lives on the line to protect the public. Yet, there is a very small percentage of officers who are rogue actors, who stain all of law enforcement, undermine the principle of equal justice, and at times wrongfully deprive others of liberty and even life itself. Shamefully, far too many of the individuals wrongly harmed or killed have been persons of color. These despicable acts erode the critical bonds of community trust.
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  • Posted: April 29, 2020
    KINGSTON, N.Y.  — Ulster County District Attorney David J. Clegg announced the creation of a Special Crimes Unit to address COVID-19 related crimes. “We believe there is a growing need to combat the fraudsters and scammers that take advantage of the fears and vulnerabilities created by the pandemic,” said Clegg.
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