Man arraigned for 2018 violent incident at Hudson Terrace apartments

Man arraigned in County Court for 2018 incident at Hudson Terrace Apartments:

On February 25, 2019, Najahliek Edmunds waived indictment and was arraigned in County Court upon being charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree; Menacing a Police Officer; Menacing in the 3rd Degree; Assault in the 3rd Degree; and Resisting Arrest, Honorable Richard M. Koweek. 

The Court scheduled a trial for October 28, 2019. The Hudson Police Department investigated this matter and arrested Najahliek Edmunds. The Public Defender represents Najahliek Edmunds. Najahliek Edmunds is presumed to be innocent unless and until the People can prove his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt to all twelve (1) of twelve (12) jurors. (SCI No. 013-19)

Original press release from last October:

Press Release

City of Hudson Police Department

On October 23, 2018 City of Hudson Police arrested Najahliek Edmunds, 22, of Albany, NY for an incident that occurred in the City of Hudson on May 2, 2018 at the Hudson Terrace Apartments.

On May 2, 2018 City Police responded to 15 North Front St Apt 3E (Hudson Terrace Apartments) for a report of a female being held against her will.

Upon police arrival and initial investigation patrol began to check the apartment where they encountered Edmunds holding a large kitchen knife while standing in a dark room. Edmunds dropped the knife as ordered by police and was taken into custody.

Patrol quickly located the victim and removed her to safety and transported her to the station.

The City of Hudson Police Detectives Division responded and processed the crime scene and lead the investigation.

Edmunds was charged with;

* Assault 3rd – Class A Misdemeanor

* Menacing 3rd – Class A Misdemeanor

* Resisting Arrest – Class A Misdemeanor

* Menacing a Police Officer – Class D Felony

* Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd – Class D Felony

On the night of the incident, Edmunds was wanted on an active Albany County Probation Warrant and was turned over to the Albany County Sheriff, where he has remained

On October 23, 2018 Edmunds was arraigned by Judge Connor and remanded to Jail on $2,000 cash / $4,000 bond returnable to Hudson City Court November 13, 2018 at 0830.

The Columbia County District Attorney’s Office assisted in producing Edmunds to Hudson City Court.

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