Fight in Poughkeepsie Apartment Complex, Police Say
A man is facing burglary and assault charges following a fight in Poughkeepsie.
The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department reports the arrest of William Green Jr following a report of a domestic dispute.
On November 30, at approximately 10:00 pm, Town of Poughkeepsie Police responded to 107 Fulton Avenue, Vassar Garden Apartments, for a report a fight in progress.
Officers arrived at the apartment and observed Green being restrained on the ground by a male subject. Officers separated all parties involved.
A police investigation determined that Green had been involved in a domestic dispute with his girlfriend earlier in the evening. A neighbor heard Green and his girlfriend arguing and attempted to calm the situation down.
Green then went to the neighbor’s apartment, kicked in the door, and entered the apartment. Once inside Green began punching a male occupant. Green then struck the male occupant in the head with a bottle.
The female occupant attempted to stop Green. Green then began to punch the female occupant. Other uninvolved neighbors heard the disturbance and responded to the apartment and restrained Green until the police arrived.
Both victims were transported to a local hospital for their injuries where they were treated and released.
Green was charged with Burglary in the First Degree (Felony) and 2 counts of Assault in the Second Degree (Felony).
Green was arraigned before Judge Sullivan in the Town of Poughkeepsie Court and
remanded to Dutchess County Jail without bail.
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