Teens Charged With Attempted Robbery
City of Poughkeepsie Police arrested two teens for an attempted robbery and a third teen for armed robbery as a result of an incident that took place on Winnikee Avenue on December 11, 2018.
On December 11 police arrested and charged 19-year-old Emmanuel J. Rolon and an unidentified 17-year-old male with the Class C Felony of attempted robbery in the second degree following their investigation into the complaint. Rolon was also charged with menacing in the second degree The incident is the latest in the string of armed robberies that have taken place on the city's north side.
Police continued their investigation and on December 12 they arrested 19-year-old Randy Vallardes and charged him with the Class C felony of robbery in the second degree. All three suspects reside at the same address in the city's north side.
According to Detective Lieutenant Matt Clark, the police are investigating the string of robberies that have occurred recently and are asking anyone with information to contact the police at 845-451-7577.