Two Hudson Valley Teens Accused of Stealing From 6 Local Businesses
Two Hudson Valley teens are accused of stealing from six local business during a 4-month span. Often, the teens allegedly used a gun.
On Thursday, City of Middletown Police Department responded to a robbery report at Sam’s Mart located at 90 Academy Avenue.
Shortly after, Town of Wallkill police received additional reports of a burglary at the Valero gas station on Carpenter Avenue and a robbery at Domino’s, both on Carpenter Avenue in the Town of Wallkill.
Middletown police detectives soon found the car that was believed to be involved in all three of the incidents on Vincent Drive in the City of Middletown.
Kedney Celestin, 19, of Middletown and a 17-year-old from Middletown were both charged with four counts for first-degree robbery, a class B felony.
As authorities investigated further, they allege that both committed gun point robberies on November 6, 2016 at the Citgo gas station on Dolson Avenue, November 23, 2016 at the Sunoco gas station on Dolson Avenue, February 10, 2017 at the Valero gas station on East Main Street and the Sam’s Mart robbery on February 16, 2017.
Additional charges are pending for the alleged Town of Wallkill robberies.
Both were arraigned in City Court and remanded to the Orange County Jail.